oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Stress fractures and tibial syndrome in elite athletes

Volume 2, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



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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