Epidemiology of meniscal injuries in US high school athletes between 2007 and 2013

  title={Epidemiology of meniscal injuries in US high school athletes between 2007 and 2013},
  author={Joshua W. Mitchell and William Graham and Thomas M. Best and Christy L Collins and Dustin W. Currie and Richard Comstock and David C. Flanigan},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
Knowledge of epidemiologic trends of meniscal injuries in young active populations is limited. Better awareness of injury patterns is a first step to lowering injury rates. Our hypothesis was that meniscal injuries in high school athletes would vary by gender, sport, and type of exposure. During the 2007/2008 and 2012/2013 academic years, a large nationally disperse sample of US high schools reported athlete exposure and injury data for 22 sports by having certified athletic trainers complete… CONTINUE READING
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