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Rectus femoris muscle injuries in football: a clinically relevant review of mechanisms of injury, risk factors and preventive strategies

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  • Jurdan Mendiguchia Department of Physical Therapy, Zentrum Rehab and Performance Center, Barañain, Navarre, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Eduard Alentorn-Geli Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital del Mar i l'Esperança, Parc de Salut MAR, Barcelona, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Fernando Idoate Department of Radiology, Clinica San Miguel, Pamplona, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gregory D Myer Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Departments of Pediatrics and Orthopaedic Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Athletic Training Division, School of Allied Medical Professions, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA Departments of Athletic Training, Sports Orthopaedics, and Pediatric Science Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, Utah, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jurdan Mendiguchia, Department of Physical Therapy, Zentrum Rehab and Performance Center, Calle B Nave 23, Barañain, Navarre, Spain; jurdan24{at}hotmail.com
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Mendiguchia J, Alentorn-Geli E, Idoate F, et al
Rectus femoris muscle injuries in football: a clinically relevant review of mechanisms of injury, risk factors and preventive strategies

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  • Received April 3, 2012
  • Accepted July 4, 2012
  • First published August 3, 2012.
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March 24, 2013

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