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Thorax 

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Thorax
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10.1093/med/9780199602674.003.0047
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date: 16 October 2019

Introduction 164

Anatomy 165

Preparation and risk management 166

Trauma 168

Medical conditions or trauma involving the chest during sport and exercise are a rare but a potentially serious problem.

Although exercise itself, or the environment in which we exercise, can exacerbate underlying medical conditions such as asthma, the more common chest-related problems in sports are those involving trauma. ...

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