Risk factors for stress fractures in adolescent runners

Stress fractures are a relatively common problem in runners, and I would speculate they have become more common recently. A new study attempted to identify the risk factors for stress fractures in adolescent runners: Identifying Sex-Specific Risk Factors for Stress Fractures in Adolescent Runners Tenforde, Adam S.; Sayres, Lauren C.; Liz McCurdy, Mary; Sainani, Kristin L.; Fredericson, Michael Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise: 11 April 2013 Purpose: Adolescent females and males participating in running represent a population at high risk of stress fracture.

Stress fractures are a relatively common problem in runners, and I would speculate they have become more common recently. A new study attempted to identify the risk factors for stress fractures in adolescent runners: Identifying Sex-Specific Risk Factors for Stress Fractures in Adolescent Runners Tenforde, Adam S.; Sayres, Lauren C.; Liz McCurdy, Mary; Sainani, Kristin L.; Fredericson, Michael Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise: 11 April 2013 Purpose: Adolescent females and males participating in running represent a population at high risk of stress fracture.

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Risk factors for stress fractures in adolescent runners