Sports and performing arts medicine. 3. Lower-limb injuries in endurance sports.

Larry H. Chou*, Venu Akuthota, David F. Drake, Santiago D. Toledo, Scott F. Nadler

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This self-directed learning module highlights new advances in this topic area. It is part of the study guide on sports medicine and performing arts in the Self-Directed Physiatric Education Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. This article uses case vignettes as a vehicle to elaborate on (1) ankle pain in a runner, (2) heel pain in an adolescent, (3) anterior knee pain in a runner, (4) lateral knee pain in a cyclist, (5) shin splints in a runner, (6) buttock pain in a hiker, and (7) collapse of a marathoner from hyponatremia. OVERALL ARTICLE OBJECTIVE: To summarize lower-limb injuries commonly seen in endurance sports.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S59-66
JournalArchives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
Issue number3 Suppl 1
StatePublished - Mar 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation


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