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Infographic. Mechanisms of acute adductor longus injuries in male football players
  1. Andreas Serner1,2,
  2. Andrea Britt Mosler1,3,
  3. Johannes L Tol1,4,
  4. Roald Bahr1,5,
  5. Adam Weir1,6
  1. 1 Aspetar Sports Groin Pain Centre/Research dept./Sports Medicine dept./Aspetar Sports Injury and Illness Prevention Programme (ASPREV), Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar
  2. 2 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Orthopaedic Research Center-Copenhagen (SORC-C), Arthroscopic Center Amager, Copenhagen University Hospital, Amager-Hvidovre, Denmark
  3. 3 La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre, School of Allied Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  4. 4 Academic Center for Evidence Based Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  5. 5 Oslo Sports Trauma Research Centre, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Oslo, Norway
  6. 6 Department of Orthopaedics, Erasmus MC Center for Groin Injuries, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  1. Correspondence to Dr Andreas Serner, Aspetar Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha 29222, Qatar; andreas.serner{at}

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Acute muscle injuries are common in football, however, our understanding of how they occur is very limited. Most clinicians will have limited information about injury mechanisms, which is usually extrapolated from clinical history taking. Even …

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