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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kessler, MA; Glaser, C; Tittel, S; Reiser, M; Imhoff, AB 
Title:
Recovery of the menisci and articular cartilage of runners after cessation of exercise: additional aspects of in vivo investigation based on 3-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: It is still unclear whether long-distance running has a deleterious effect on joint health; therefore, this study was undertaken to examine the rate of recovery from alterations occurring at the knee joint in marathon runners due to loading. HYPOTHESIS: Tibial, patellar, and meniscal cartilaginous volumes are able to recover adequately from changes due to repeated loading immediately after cessation. STUDY DESIGN: Controlled laboratory study. METHODS: Twenty knees of male athletes w...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Am J Sports Med 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
36 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
966-70 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0363-5465 
TUM Institution:
die