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The malalignment syndrome: implications for medicine and sport
  1. G Kolt
  1. Faculty of Health, Auckland University of Technology, Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1020, New Zealand;

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    Wolf Schamberger. London: Churchill Livingstone, 2002, £39.99, hardcover, pp 456. ISBN 0443064717

    The concepts of malalignment and imbalance have gained popularity in sports medicine over the past 10 years, and have been used to explain many of the injuries with which athletes and physical activity participants present. Rather than simply treating local symptoms, sports medicine practitioners are now looking more globally for contributing factors to injuries and encouraging preventive measures that address these more global deficits. The malalignment syndrome is a comprehensive text that can assist sports medicine practitioners …

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