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Excerpts — Handbook of Neurological Sports Medicine

Neurological hand injuries in bowling

Bowling can be traced back more than 5,000 years ago to Egypt. In the 1930s, a British anthropologist named Sir Flinders Petrie discovered a collection of objects in a child’s tomb in Egypt that appeared to have been used for a primitive form of bowling.

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Theories of negligence in sports-related injury cases

Many different theories of negligence have arisen over the years in litigation concerning injuries sustained during contact sports. These theories are limited only by the innovative thought processes of skilled attorneys.

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Injuries to the cervical nerve root and brachial plexus neurapraxia

Cervical nerve root and brachial plexus neurapraxia are known by several colloquialisms, such as "burners" or "stingers." Stretching of the upper trunk of the brachial plexus accounts for the majority of these syndromes.

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