Prevention of overuse sports injuries in the young athlete

Mark V. Paterno, Jeffery A. Taylor-Haas, Gregory D. Myer, Timothy E. Hewett

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Abstract

The purpose of this article is to review the current theories regarding prevalence, mechanism, and prevention strategies for overuse injuries in a young athletic population. This information provides valuable insight into the state of the current evidence regarding overuse injuries in young athletes as well as the potential future directions in the development of overuse injury prevention interventions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)553-564
Number of pages12
JournalOrthopedic Clinics of North America
Volume44
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2013

Keywords

  • Injury prevention
  • Mechanism
  • Overuse injury
  • Sports specialization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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