Common hip injuries in sport.

@article{Boyd1997CommonHI,
  title={Common hip injuries in sport.},
  author={Kevin T Boyd and Nicholas S Peirce and Mark Edward Batt},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={
          273-88
        }
}
As a major weight-bearing joint, normal hip function is fundamental to successful sporting participation. Not only is it important in running-, jumping- and kicking-based activities, it also contributes to the generation and transference of forces in upper limb-dominated activities. Injuries to the hip do not account for a large proportion of the sports physician's workload, but may result in significant morbidity. The wide variety of acute, subacute and chronic injuries, affecting both the… CONTINUE READING

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