International Football and Sports Medicine

International Football and Sports Medicine
Caring for the Soccer Athlete Worldwide

In this book chapter, authors Steve A. Mora MD, Bert Mandelbaum MD, and Holly Silvers MPT. focus on articular cartilage damage in the knee and its clinical implications in the soccer athlete. This book chapter is part of a greater body of work called International Football and Sports Medicine: Care of the Soccer Athlete Worldwide.


This textbook is uniquely devoted to the dissemination of sports medicine as it relates to the worlds most popular sport- soccer. The collection of topics includes:

  • Overarching Soccer Issues
  • Science of Soccer
  • Medical Injury and Overview
  • Heading, Head Injuries and Cognition
  • Orthopaedic Concerns: Hip, Knee and Ankle The combined resouces of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the Federation International de Football Association’s Medical Assessment and Research Centre (F-MARC) have made possible this collection from more than 40 internationally-respected contributors.

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