MRI assessment of calf injuries in Australian Football League players: findings that influence return to play

@article{Waterworth2016MRIAO,
  title={MRI assessment of calf injuries in Australian Football League players: findings that influence return to play},
  author={George Waterworth and Sara Wein and Alexandra Gorelik and Andrew H. Rotstein},
  journal={Skeletal Radiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={46},
  pages={343-350}
}
Calf muscle strains have become increasingly prevalent in recent seasons of the Australian Football League (AFL) and represent a significant cause of time lost from competition. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between MRI features of calf muscle strains and games missed and to thereby identify parameters that are of prognostic value. A retrospective analysis of MRI scans of AFL players with calf strains referred to a musculoskeletal radiology clinic over a 5-year period… CONTINUE READING
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