Sports-related injuries in the young female athlete

Alexis C. Colvin, Abigail Lynn

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The number of females participating in sports continues to increase. Adolescent and preadolescent females are at a risk injury to both their open growth plates as well as their joints. The purpose of this article is to review the common injuries seen with the most popular sports with females.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)307-314
Number of pages8
JournalMount Sinai Journal of Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2010


  • Adolescent females
  • Female athletes
  • Sports injuries


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