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Vol. 45. Issue 166.
Pages 137-142 (April - June 2010)
Vol. 45. Issue 166.
Pages 137-142 (April - June 2010)
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Rectus abdominis muscle injury in a volleyball player
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Antonio Turmo Garuza,
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turmo@car.edu

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, Antonio Turmo Garuzb, Luis Til Pérezb, Montse Bellver Vivesb, Evangelos Papousidakisa
a Escuela Medicina del Deporte, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, España
b Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa (CAR), Sant Cugat, España
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A case of ruptured rectus abdominis muscle in a professional volleyball player is presented and discussed. The injury was located near the deep fascia of the upper stomach muscle on the non-dominant side. This injury is rarely specifically mentioned in the literature and there are few reported cases. The injury mechanism is usually indirect at the time of the flexion/extension transition when serving or attacking in the case of volleyball. The player remains active despite the injury and for this reason the treatment had to be modified.

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