Can Thermography Aid in the Diagnosis of Muscle Injuries in Soccer Athletes ?

@inproceedings{Bandeira2012CanTA,
  title={Can Thermography Aid in the Diagnosis of Muscle Injuries in Soccer Athletes ?},
  author={Fabio Bandeira},
  year={2012}
}
Introduction: Since muscle injuries trigger inflammatory processes and inflammation generates heat due to increased local metabolism, hence the level of inflammation can be measured by the temperature gradient. Objective: To assess the feasibility of application of thermography in the diagnosis of injuries caused by physical training. Methods: The study was conducted with adolescent athletes of the Paraná Club, Curitiba, Brazil, who were divided into two groups, namely control and experimental… CONTINUE READING