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Management of Cartilage Injuries of the Foot and Ankle in Handball

  • Mike Carmont
  • Martin Hägglund
  • Helder Pereira
  • Pieter D’Hooghe
  • Manuel J. Pellegrini
  • Jon Karlsson
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Abstract

In prospective season-long observation studies of handball, the lower extremity is marginally more frequently affected compared with the upper limb [1]. As with many other sports where physical contact occurs, the incidence of injury during match play of 13.5 injuries per 1000 h far exceeds training 0.8 injuries per 1000 h [2].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mike Carmont
    • 1
    • 2
  • Martin Hägglund
    • 3
  • Helder Pereira
    • 4
    • 5
  • Pieter D’Hooghe
    • 6
  • Manuel J. Pellegrini
    • 7
  • Jon Karlsson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryPrincess Royal Hospital, Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS TrustShropshireUK
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic SurgerySahlgrenska Academy, University of GothenburgGothenburgSweden
  3. 3.Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Medical and Health SciencesLinköping UniversityLinköpingSweden
  4. 4.Orthopedic Department of Póvoa de VarzimVila do Conde Hospital CentrePóvoa de VarzimPortugal
  5. 5.ICVS/3B’s – PT Government Associate Laboratory Minho UniversityBragaPortugal
  6. 6.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryAspetar - Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Aspire ZoneDohaQatar
  7. 7.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryHospital Clínico Universidad de ChileIndependenciaChile

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