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Muscle Injuries in Sport Medicine

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Muscle tears are one of the most common pathologies in sport and one of the most frequent causes of sport activity suspension. The purpose of this book is to review the state of the art of the actual knowledge on muscle tears in athletes, in particular for what concern the biology of muscle healing, the conservative and surgical treatments and the preventive aspects. Therefore, this textbook can be a valid tool for all Sport Medicine practitioners such as physicians, physiotherapists and fitness coaches.

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Muscle Injuries in Sport MedicineEdited by Gian Nicola Bisciotti

Published: September 11th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/56971

ISBN: 978-953-51-1198-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7180-5

Copyright year: 2013

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47875 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

9 Web of Science Citations

13 Dimensions Citations

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1. Etiology, Biology and Treatment of Muscular Lesions

By Gian Nicola Bisciotti and Cristiano Eirale

4163

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2. Nutritional Interventions as Potential Strategy to Minimize Exercise-Induced Muscle Injuries in Sports

By Giuseppe D’Antona

2545

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3. Diagnostic Imaging in Muscle Injury

By Massimo Manara, Danilo Manari and Giulio Pasta

3761

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4. Overview of Different Location of Muscle Strain

By Francisco Arroyo

2391

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5. Medical Treatment of Muscle Lesion

By Cristiano Eirale and Giannicola Bisciotti

2301

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6. Conservative Treatment of Muscle Injuries: From Scientific Evidence to Clinical Practice

By Andrea Foglia, Massimo Bitocchi, Manuela Gervasi, Gianni Secchiari and Angelo Cacchio

4647

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7. The Treatment of Muscle Hematomas

By Maria Conforti

16843

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8. Surgical Treatment

By Giuliano Cerulli, Enrico Sebastiani, Giacomo Placella, Matteo Maria Tei, Andrea Speziali and Pierluigi Antinolfi

2513

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9. How and When to Use an Injury Prevention Intervention in Soccer

By Alexandre Dellal, Karim Chamari and Adam Owen

3392

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10. Prevention of Muscle Injuries — The Soccer Model

By M. Giacchino and G. Stesina

3178

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11. Muscle Injuries in Professional Soccer Players During the Month of Ramadan

By Karim Chamari, Alexandre Dellal and Monoem Haddad

2147

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