Sports Medicine in the Adolescent and Young Adult Athlete

  • Rebecca RobinsonEmail author
Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)


This chapter outlines common sports injuries in an adolescent and young adult (AYA) population as well as the presentation, investigation and management of common musculoskeletal injury patterns. The concepts of overuse injury and relative energy deficiency syndrome are explored to enable healthcare professionals to identify risk factors for the sporting AYA.


Physical activity Adolescence Physical inactivity Avulsion Growth plate Apophysitis Stress fracture 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Royal Hallamshire HospitalSheffieldUK

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