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Triathlon: running injuries.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23147090     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The running portion of the triathlon represents the final leg of the competition and, by some reports, the most important part in determining a triathlete's overall success. Although most triathletes spend most of their training time on cycling, running injuries are the most common injuries encountered. Common causes of running injuries include overuse, lack of rest, and activities that aggravate biomechanical predisposers of specific injuries. We discuss the running-associated injuries in the hip, knee, lower leg, ankle, and foot of the triathlete, and the causes, presentation, evaluation, and treatment of each.
Authors:
Andrea M Spiker; Sameer Dixit; Andrew J Cosgarea
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Sports medicine and arthroscopy review     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1538-1951     ISO Abbreviation:  Sports Med Arthrosc     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9315689     Medline TA:  Sports Med Arthrosc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  206-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
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