Stress fractures: general concepts.


Journal Article (Review)

This article is an overview of the general concepts about stress fractures, including history, epidemiology, and cause. The proper diagnosis, confirmation studies, and treatment regimens are presented. Finally, the timing of the athlete's return to sports, with stress fracture prevention measures are reviewed.

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Cited Authors

  • Knapp, TP; Garrett, WE

Published Date

  • April 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 339 - 356

PubMed ID

  • 9238314

Pubmed Central ID

  • 9238314

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1556-228X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0278-5919

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0278-5919(05)70026-0


  • eng