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Anatomical location of athletic injuries during training: a prospective two year study in 2701 athletes
  1. J A Sanchis-Gimeno,
  2. E Casas-Roman,
  3. C Garcia-Campero,
  4. R Hurtado-Fernandez,
  5. L Aparicio-Bellver
  1. University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
  1. Correspondence to:
 Professor Sanchis-Gimeno
 Depto Anatomia y Embriologia Humana, Facultad de Medicina, Apartado correos 15038, Valencia 46080, Spain;

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In a review of risk factors for lower extremity injury,1 it was said that alignment of the hip, knee, and ankle has received substantial interest as a potential risk factor. We aimed to quantify the anatomical location of athletic injuries produced during training in order to confirm whether lower extremity injuries are the most common. A second aim was to detect if the knee was …

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