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The ability of clinical tests to diagnose stress fractures : a systematic review and meta-analysis

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 authored by Anthony SchneidersAnthony Schneiders, S Sullivan, P Hendrick, B Hones, A McMaster, B Sugden, C Tomlinson
Stress fractures are a bone-related overuse injury primarily occurring in the lower limb and commonly affecting running athletes and military personnel. Physical examination procedures and clinical tests are suggested for diagnosing stress fractures; however, data on the diagnostic accuracy of these tests have not been investigated through a systematic review of the literature.

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Volume

42

Issue

9

Start Page

760

End Page

771

Number of Pages

12

eISSN

1938-1344

ISSN

0190-6011

Location

United States

Publisher

American Physical Therapy Association

Language

en-aus

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Not affiliated to a Research Institute; Physio Direct (Adelaide); University of Nottingham; University of Otago;

Era Eligible

Yes

Journal

Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy.

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