Muscle Lesions

  • Ian F. R. BeasleyEmail author


Football is a contact, multi-sprint and recovery sport. Muscle injuries are the most common type encountered [1, 2] and can be as a result of contusions, muscle tears, lacerations, ischaemia and drug toxicity. It is imperative that when eliciting a history of this type of injury, one keeps an open mind as to any underlying contribution any of these etiological factors may offer.


Satellite Cell Compartment Syndrome Muscle Injury Eccentric Contraction Myositis Ossificans 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Medical ServicesThe English Football AssociationHarrowUnited Kingdom

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