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The prolonged burner syndrome.

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Speer, KP; Bassett, FH
Published in: Am J Sports Med
1990

Over the course of a single football season, six players evaluated by the medical staff had burners that displayed a prolonged neurologic recovery. These players were examined and subsequently evaluated with isokinetic testing and electrodiagnostic studies to elucidate better the short-term natural history of the prolonged burner syndrome. Evidence of muscular weakness at 72 hours postinjury best correlated with positive electrodiagnostic findings. No correlation was found between the initial physical examination findings and the results of electrodiagnostic testing. Isokinetic strength evaluation demonstrated many relative strength differences that were difficult to discern with manual muscle testing. The return of a player to athletic competition following this injury should largely be based on the clinical examination.

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Am J Sports Med

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ISSN

0363-5465

Publication Date

1990

Volume

18

Issue

6

Start / End Page

591 / 594

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Syndrome
  • Spinal Nerve Roots
  • Shoulder
  • Pain
  • Orthopedics
  • Neural Conduction
  • Muscles
  • Male
  • Humans
  • Football
 

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Speer, K. P., & Bassett, F. H. (1990). The prolonged burner syndrome. Am J Sports Med, 18(6), 591–594. https://doi.org/10.1177/036354659001800606
Speer, K. P., and F. H. Bassett. “The prolonged burner syndrome.Am J Sports Med 18, no. 6 (1990): 591–94. https://doi.org/10.1177/036354659001800606.
Speer KP, Bassett FH. The prolonged burner syndrome. Am J Sports Med. 1990;18(6):591–4.
Speer, K. P., and F. H. Bassett. “The prolonged burner syndrome.Am J Sports Med, vol. 18, no. 6, 1990, pp. 591–94. Pubmed, doi:10.1177/036354659001800606.
Speer KP, Bassett FH. The prolonged burner syndrome. Am J Sports Med. 1990;18(6):591–594.
Journal cover image

Published In

Am J Sports Med

DOI

ISSN

0363-5465

Publication Date

1990

Volume

18

Issue

6

Start / End Page

591 / 594

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Syndrome
  • Spinal Nerve Roots
  • Shoulder
  • Pain
  • Orthopedics
  • Neural Conduction
  • Muscles
  • Male
  • Humans
  • Football