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    Osteoarthritis in sportsmen/women and people in general

    Osteoarthritis is the most common form of joint disease, sparing no age, race, or geographic area. Symptomatic disease also increases with age. This arthropathy is characterized by degeneration of cartilage and by hypertrophy of bone at the articular margins. Inflammation is usually minimal. Hereditary and mechanical factors may be variably involved in the pathogenesis.

    Degenerative joint disease is traditionall...

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    Injury surveillance on young elite athletes participating in the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck/Austria
    • Gerhard Ruedl, Senior researcher
    • Other Contributors:
      • Wolfgang Schobersberger

    Injury surveillance on young elite athletes participating in the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck/Austria

    Gerhard Ruedl (1), Wolfgang Schobersberger (2)

    (1) Department of Sport Science, University Innsbruck/Austria (2) Chief Medical Officer of Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck; Institute for Sports Medicine, Alpine Medicine & Health Tourism Innsbruck/Austria

    Do we really w...

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