Imaging of the Shoulder, Hip and Pelvis

  • Giuseppe MonettiEmail author
  • Gianluca Rampino
  • Giuseppe Rusignuolo
  • Serena Tripoli


The tennis player’s shoulder joint is subject to severe and repetitive stress. The forceful and explosive movements of the sport, especially serve and smash shots, place a heavy strain on musculotendinous and capsuloligamentous structures. Moreover, the fast and forceful movements required to wield increasingly light racquets—the result of continuous advances in materials research—also involve severe impacts on soft tissues.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Monetti
    • 1
    Email author
  • Gianluca Rampino
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Rusignuolo
    • 3
  • Serena Tripoli
    • 4
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Diagnostica per ImmaginiOspedale Privato Accreditato NigrisoliBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Unità operativa di Diagnostica per Immagini Friuli CoramUdineItaly
  3. 3.Struttura Complessa di Radiologia Azienda Ospedaliera Santa Maria di TerniTerniItaly
  4. 4.Centro di Diagnostica Sportiva D-LabBolognaItaly

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