Common Injuries in Tennis

  • Jan L. Gielen
  • Filip M. Vanhoenacker
  • Pieter Van Dyck
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Tennis has a unique profile of injuries Overall risk injury in children and adolescents is low compared to adults In children acute lesions are related to a fall on the outstreched hand and are more frequent compared to overuse lesions Overuse lesions are more frequent in adolescent players and are predominant at the lower extremity


Fatigue Fracture Overuse Injury Tennis Player Latissimus Dorsi Muscle Tennis Elbow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan L. Gielen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Filip M. Vanhoenacker
    • 3
    • 4
  • Pieter Van Dyck
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and SPORTS medicineAntwerp University HospitalEdegemBelgium
  2. 2.Department of MorphologyAntwerp UniversityEdegemBelgium
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospital AntwerpEdegemBelgium
  4. 4.Department of RadiologyGeneral Hospital Sint-Maarten Duffel-MechelenDuffelBelgium
  5. 5.Department of RadiologyAntwerp University HospitalEdegemBelgium

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