9 Jan, 13 | by BMJ Group
Dr Rogerio Teixeira da Silva, from the Sao Luiz Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, former President of the Brazilian Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Society, has a great interest in sports medicine, specifically upper extremity injuries in tennis players. He talks about his experiences with Gustavo Kuerten and what the athlete has meant for tennis in Brazil, the medical care of junior tennis players, hip range of motion, scapular dyskinesia and humeral stress reactions.
He also previews the 13th STMS World Congress on Tennis Medicine and Science - Buenos Aires, 21-23 February 2013.
Stress reaction of the humerus in tennis players
Clinical and ultrasonographic correlation between scapular dyskinesia and subacromial space measurement among junior elite tennis players
Sacral stress fracture: an unusual cause of low back pain in an amateur tennis player
Shoulder strength profile in elite junior tennis players: horizontal adduction and abduction isokinetic evaluation