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Rotator cuff tears in athletes

Auplish, S and Funk, L 2009, 'Rotator cuff tears in athletes' , British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 70 (5) , pp. 271-275.

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Abstract

A rotator cuff tear in the athlete is different to the classic, more common cuff tear in the elderly. It is either a traumatic or an overhead, overuse injury in high functional demand patients, so it requires more active and earlier intervention, suspicion of injury, and specific assessment and treatment to enable return to the pre-injury level of sport.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Health and Wellbeing
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Health Sciences > Centre for Health Sciences Research
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Health Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: British Journal of Hospital Medicine
Publisher: Mark Allen Publishing
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1750-8460
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Depositing User: RH Shuttleworth
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2011 10:10
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:54
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/15979

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