Síndrome del codo de portero de balonmano: una revisión sistemática

(Handball goalie’s elbow syndrome: a systematic review)

Elbow injuries in handball goalkeepers usually happen by ball impact during blocks exposing elbow joint to repetitive traumas in hyperextension position. The objective of this study was to realize a systematic review about handball elbow injuries in goalkeepers. A database search was conducted in Medline via Pubmed, Embase, SportDiscus and Lilacs. The quality of studies included was assessed using a modified and adapted checklist. The search results identify a total of 623 papers, and only ten articles were included in our review. The results of included articles demonstrated that handball elbow injuries have a high incidence, and the mechanism of this injury is repetitive traumas in elbow hyperextension by ball contact in forearm region.
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Subjects: handball playing position (sport games) injury damage analysis
Notations: biological and medical sciences sport games
Tagging: Torwart Torwart
Published in: International Journal of Medicine and Science of Physical Activity and Sport
Published: 2013
Volume: 13
Issue: 52
Pages: 831-842
Document types: article
Language: English
Spanish
Level: advanced