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South African Journal of Sports Medicine

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Transcendence of musculoskeletal injury in athletes with disability during major competition

W Derman, S Ferreira, K Subban, R de Villiers

Abstract


Hamstring injuries are common in jumping and sprinting athletes. This case series documents acute grade I - II hamstring injuries in two Paralympic athletes. These athletes were able to transcend their injuries to compete 4 and 6 days after injury to attain personal best achievements.



http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/2078-516X/2011/v23i3a339
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