Athletic Injuries of the Knee is designed as a tool to help primary care physicians, sports medicine practitioners, and physical therapists explain anatomical and sports injury concepts to their patients and clients. This chart provides an overview of normal knee anatomy and common injuries. Anatomy and injuries are clearly drawn and labeled.
Normal views present :
Anterior view of the knee -bones,ligaments, tendons, cartilage
Medial view of the knee -bones. ligaments, tendons and cartilage
superior view of the knee - bones, ligaments, tendons and cartilage
Common Injuries Presented :
- LCL tear
- MCL tear
- ACL tear
- PCL tear
- patellar tendinopathy
- meniscus tears
A particularly interesting feature is a series of illustrations displaying the mechanisms of knee injuries in the context of a human figure playing sports:
- ACL tear in basketball
- ACL tear in skiing
- PCL tear in wrestling
- MCL tear in football
- LCL tear in rugby
- hyperflexion/meniscus tear in skating
- jumper's knee in volleyball
- patellar tendon rupture in weight lifting
- tibia fracture in soccer
- IT band syndrome in running.
Measures 20x26in.. Printed in the USA by Anatomical Chart Company.