oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Stress fractures and tibial syndrome in elite athletes
|Article Title||Stress fractures and tibial syndrome in elite athletes|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Author||D.P. Van Velden|
|Publication Date||Feb 1987|
|Pages||10 - 13|
|Keyword(s)||Anatomical distribution, Calcium supplementation, Circumferential lamellar bone, Incidence, Multifocal asymptomatic stress fractures, Overuse syndrome of lower extremity, Periosteal reaction, Physical examination, Pronation, Radionuclide bone scans, Roentgenograms, Training methods and Treatment|
A series of 31 stress fractures caused by long distance running in 19 elite athletes during one year only is presented. Most fractures occurred in the tibia (68%), 14% were in the fibula, 10% in the metatarsals and 6% in the femur.
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