Muscle Injuries in Sports: A New Evidence-Informed and Expert Consensus-Based Classification with Clinical Application.

@article{Valle2017MuscleII,
  title={Muscle Injuries in Sports: A New Evidence-Informed and Expert Consensus-Based Classification with Clinical Application.},
  author={Xavier Valle and Eduard Alentorn-Geli and Johannes L Tol and Bruce Hamilton and W. E. Garrett and Ricard Pruna and Llu{\'i}s Til and Josep Antoni Gutierrez and Xavier Alomar and Ram{\'o}n Balius and Nikos G Malliaropoulos and Joan Carles Monllau and Rodney Whiteley and Erik E. Witvrouw and Kristian Samuelsson and G. Rodas},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={47 7},
  pages={
          1241-1253
        }
}
Muscle injuries are among the most common injuries in sport and continue to be a major concern because of training and competition time loss, challenging decision making regarding treatment and return to sport, and a relatively high recurrence rate. An adequate classification of muscle injury is essential for a full understanding of the injury and to optimize its management and return-to-play process. The ongoing failure to establish a classification system with broad acceptance has resulted… CONTINUE READING
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