Radiographic prevalence of femoroacetabular impingement in collegiate football players: AAOS Exhibit Selection.

@article{Kapron2011RadiographicPO,
  title={Radiographic prevalence of femoroacetabular impingement in collegiate football players: AAOS Exhibit Selection.},
  author={Ashley Lynn Kapron and Andrew E Anderson and Stephen Kenji Aoki and Lee G. Phillips and David J. Petron and Robert Toth and Christopher L. Peters},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2011},
  volume={93 19},
  pages={e111(1-10)}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of femoroacetabular impingement may be greater in athletes than in the general population because of increased loading of the hip during sports. This study evaluated the radiographs of collegiate football players in order to quantify the prevalence of femoroacetabular impingement in asymptomatic athletes. METHODS Sixty-seven male collegiate football players (age, 21 ± 1.9 years) participated in this prospective study. Both hips (n = 134) were evaluated independently… CONTINUE READING