|Title:||Orthopedic Sports Medicine|
|Number of pages:||155|
Sports have become an important part of our civilization and of our social life. With themultitude of sports activities available to people of all ages, the number of injuries hasin-creased dramatically, paralleled by modifications in their treatment. For example, inthe field of knee surgery, when we started our careers some 30 years ago, treatment ofa liga-ment injury usually consisted of rest and immobilization but the end of the sportsactivity was a frequent outcome.