Specific Shoulder Pathoanatomy in Semiprofessional Water Polo Players: A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study.

@article{Klein2014SpecificSP,
  title={Specific Shoulder Pathoanatomy in Semiprofessional Water Polo Players: A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study.},
  author={Maria Klein and Ignazio Tarantino and Ren{\'e} Warschkow and Claus Joachim Berger and Vilijam Zdravkovic and Bernhard Jost and Michael Badulescu},
  journal={Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={2 5},
  pages={2325967114531213}
}
BACKGROUND Shoulders of throwing and swimming athletes are highly stressed joints that often show structural abnormalities on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). However, while water polo players exhibit a combination of throwing and swimming movements, a specific pattern of pathological findings has not been described. PURPOSE To assess specific MRI abnormalities in shoulders of elite water polo players and to compare these findings with a healthy control group. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING
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