Volume 2 - Targeted Topic - Hamstring Injuries

October 2013
The second of Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal’s Targeted Topics focuses on Hamstring Injuries. This issue covers all areas of one of sport’s most common soft tissue injuries. Articles include clinical and imaging diagnosis and grading, medical management, surgical management and return to play processes for hamstring injuries. A letter from FC Barcelona outlines how the world’s most successful football team of the last decade treats hamstring injuries; and we interview Valerie Adams, the most successful shot putter in history.

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Letters From
Hamstring injuries in football: Applying scientific knowledge to daily on-field practice

A LETTER FROM FC BARCELONA Written by Luis Til et al, Spain THE COST OF INJURY Hamstring...

Written by – Luis Til et al, Spain

Sports Medicine
Which direction to go in hamstring research?

The future of science in a field of short history Written by Gustaaf Reurink, Per Holmich, Johannes L....

Written by – Gustaaf Reurink, Per Holmich, Johannes L. Tol, Qatar

Sports Rehab
Preventing hamstrings strains: A current view of the literature

Written by Roald Bahr, Qatar and Norway Muscle injuries occur frequently as contusion injuries in...

Written by – Roald Bahr, Qatar and Norway

Sports Medicine
Clinical and imaging diagnosis and grading of hamstring injuries

Written by Geoffrey Verrall, Australia Hamstring injuries occur commonly in sports that require...

Written by – Geoffrey Verrall, Australia

Sports Medicine
Hamstrings are dangerous for sport and sport is dangerous for hamstrings

Written by Cristiano Eirale, Qatar and Jan Ekstrand, Sweden Analysis of epidemiological studies...

Written by – Cristiano Eirale, Qatar and Jan Ekstrand, Sweden

Interview
Valerie Adams

- Interview by Nick Cowan, New Zealand Her career speaks for itself: two Olympic Games gold medals, two...

Interview by – Nick Cowan, New Zealand

Sports Rehab
Return to play process for hamstring injuries

Written by Leroy Sims, Daniel C. Garza, Gordon O. Matheson, USA HAMSTRUNG BY INJURY "Pulling a...

Written by – Leroy Sims, Daniel C. Garza, Gordon O. Matheson, USA

Sports Medicine
Medical management of hamstring injuries: Funky, fickle and futile?

Written by Bruce Hamilton and Matt Robinson, New Zealand The significance of hamstring injuries to...

Written by – Bruce Hamilton and Matt Robinson, New Zealand

Sports Medicine
Risk factors for hamstring injuries: A current view of the literature

Written by Thomas M. Best and David Tietze, USA Muscle strain injuries are common in sports that...

Written by – Thomas M. Best and David Tietze, USA

Sports Science
Review of hamstring anatomy

Written by Stephanie J Woodley and Richard N Storey, New Zealand The collective term ‘hamstrings’...

Written by – Stephanie J Woodley and Richard N Storey, New Zealand

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