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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Beitzel, Knut; Beitzel, Kirsten I.; Zandt, Julia F.; Buchmann, Stefan; Schwirtz, Ansgar; Imhoff, Andreas B.; Reiser, Maximilian; Brucker, Peter U. 
Title:
Premature cystic lesions in shoulders of elite junior javelin and volleyball athletes: a comparative evaluation using 3.0 Tesla MRI 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to evaluate clinical and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in the shoulders of high performance competitive junior javelin athletes and volleyball players. The hypothesis was that structural lesions already exist in young and asymptomatic overhead athletes. METHODS: Thirty-one healthy high performance junior elite athletes were included. Group 1 consisted of 15 male javelin throwers (mean age, 17.7 +/- 0.8 years) and group 2 of 16 male volleyball...    »
 
Keywords:
Adolescent; Age of Onset; Asymptomatic Diseases; Bone Cysts/*epidemiology; Humans; Humeral Head/*pathology; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Male; Range of Motion, Articular; Shoulder/*pathology; Shoulder Joint/pathology; Track and Field/*injuries; Volleyball/*injuries 
Journal title:
Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
22 
Month:
Jun 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
792-9 
Print-ISSN:
1532-6500 (Electronic) 1058-2746 (Linking)de 
TUM Institution:
Department of Biomechanics in Sports