The Biomechanics Behind Baseball

A detailed biomechanical description of baseball helps in understanding the pathomechanics of injuries sustained on the field and in developing measures to protect the player from significant loss of training time.

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Musculoskeletal Injuries in Volleyball

Although the only major team sport to involve no body contact, volleyball entails long hours of intensive training sessions and competition that can result in significant changes to the musculoskeletal system, thereby placing the players at a higher risk for injuries.

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Lower Limb Injuries In Cricket

With increasing physical demands being placed on cricket players, adequate preparation before a game is necessary to build up strength and stamina in individuals for enduring long hours on the field and for the prevention of injury. 

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Tennis Injuries of the Lower Extremity

The physiological demands of tennis place an intense amount of load on the joints of tennis players, making them susceptible to a wide range of injuries of both the upper and lower extremity.

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Orthotic Use for Triathletes

A triathlon incorporates three of the most popular sports disciplines – swimming, running and cycling – increasing the probability of triathletes developing overuse injuries that are commonly associated with the three sports.

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Medial Tibial Stress Injuries

Medial Tibial Stress injuries refer to overuse injuries commonly found in athletes and military personnel who experience pain along the posteromedial border of the tibia over a length that is either equal to or more than 5cm.

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Treating Hamstring Injuries with Orthotics

The hamstring muscle group consists of the following three muscles – the biceps femoris, the semitendinosus, and the semimembranosus, which originate from the ischial tuberosity with a common tendon.

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Cycling Injuries of the Lower Extremity

Although considered to be a low-impact sport, the repetitive nature of cycling, coupled with the high reactive forces produced between the foot and the pedal, create an immense amount of pressure on the lower extremity and can predispose a cyclist to musculoskeletal problems.

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 Foot Strike Patterns in Runners

Foot strike patterns while running can have implications in the development of a host of conditions of the lower limbs such as plantar fasciitis and patellar tendinopathy; the magnitude and rate of change of the vertical impact forces varies according to the foot strike type. 
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 Turf Toe Injuries

A turf toe injury refers to a sprain of the ligamentous structure of the first metatarsophalangeal joint (MTPJ).
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