Correlation of MRI grading of bone stress injuries with clinical risk factors and return to play: a 5-year prospective study in collegiate track and field athletes.

@article{Nattiv2013CorrelationOM,
  title={Correlation of MRI grading of bone stress injuries with clinical risk factors and return to play: a 5-year prospective study in collegiate track and field athletes.},
  author={Aurelia Nattiv and Gannon D Kennedy and Michelle T Barrack and Ashraf Abdelkerim and Marci A. Goolsby and Julie C Arends and Leanne L. Seeger},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 8},
  pages={1930-41}
}
BACKGROUND Bone stress injuries are common in track and field athletes. Knowledge of risk factors and correlation of these to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) grading could be helpful in determining recovery time. PURPOSE To examine the relationships between MRI grading of bone stress injuries with clinical risk factors and time to return to sport in collegiate track and field athletes. STUDY DESIGN Cohort study (prognosis); Level of evidence, 2. METHODS A total of 211 male and female… CONTINUE READING
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