Overuse injuries: tendinopathies, stress fractures, compartment syndrome, and shin splints.

@article{Wilder2004OveruseIT,
  title={Overuse injuries: tendinopathies, stress fractures, compartment syndrome, and shin splints.},
  author={Robert P. Wilder and Shikha Sethi},
  journal={Clinics in sports medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={55-81, vi}
}
Approximately 50% of all sports injuries are secondary to overuse and result from repetitive microtrauma that causes local tissue damage. Injuries are most likely with changes in mode, intensity, or duration of training and can accumulate before symptoms appear. Intrinsic factors contributing to injuries are individual bio-mechanical abnormalities such as malalignments, muscle imbalance, inflexibility, weakness, and instability. Contributing extrinsic (avoidable) factors include poor technique… CONTINUE READING
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