Football Team Rhabdomyolysis: The Pain Beats the Gain and the Coach Is to Blame

College football continues to lead the nation in team exertional rhabdomyolysis (ER) that puts players in hospitals. The largest outbreak of team ER was in Iowa and the most recent in Nebraska, but Oregon and Maine also are on the list. The theme is the same, and the coaches are to blame. Similar themes occur in team ER in other sports. To explain, I will cover 17 outbreaks of team ER in recent years, starting with football.
Autor / Fonte:Eichner, E., Randy, MD, FACSM. Current Sports Medicine Reports: May 2018 - Volume 17 - Issue 5 - p 142–143 doi: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000484