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When players are engaged in the sport of tennis, injuries may occur to the eyes, in the neck, to the shoulder and back, arm and elbow, wrist and hand, and feet. The key to prevention and treatment of these injuries is good coaching and a formal stretching and strengthening program. The drooped "tennis shoulder" of professionals and senior tennis players is(More)
In a prospective study involving 110 injured equestrians, there were no noteworthy correlations between age, sex, or experience of the amateur riders and injury occurrence. Tack failure caused several injuries. Among fox hunters the incidence was related only to frequency of hunts. The most common severe injury was to the head, associated with lack of(More)
The effects of physical exercise on the status of bone mineralization for a population of lifetime athletes were investigated. The bone mineral content of the radii of experienced male tennis players was measured. The bone mass of the radius of the playing arm (mean, 1.37 g/cm) was greater than that of the nonplaying arm (mean, 1.23 g/cm) in all but one(More)
In brief:Injury data for an intercollegiate lacrosse team were collected after one season of practices and games and compared with injury data from a summer league team. Only five players (15%) completed the season without injury, and there were 78 total injuries to the 34 players. The most frequent injury was ankle sprain. The experience, skills, and age(More)
Injuries to the hand and wrist are probably among the most common injuries incurred by the athlete. Neglect of such injuries may result in irreparable damage to the hand or wrist. This summary of the more common injuries to these areas seen in the athlete, with a description of the recognition and treatment, gives the reader insight into the multiple(More)