stress fracture stress fracture

Definition(s):

  • (n) fracture resulting from excessive activity rather than a specific injury

Usage(s):

  1. And a stress fracture is not something about which most folks have any intuitive feeling.
  2. In February 2008 he suffered a stress fracture in his left foot that kept him out of the NBA playoffs, but he returned to play for his country in the Beijing Olympics.
  3. She's training now despite a stress fracture that's kept her from running for much of the spring.

News

  1. Clay Buchholz unlikely to make his next start

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Two years ago, Clay Buchholz paid little mind to a stiff back for three turns through the rotation before finally missing a start. By then, though, a seemingly innocuous injury had morphed into a complex stress fracture that sidelined him for three months, ended his season and nearly scared him to death. Suffice to say, Buchholz never wants to go through anything like ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Indiana transfer Maurice Creek chooses George Washington

    Creek endured multiple injuries during his college career, including a stress fracture in his right knee in 2011. The injuries put a damper on what started as a promising career at Indiana; Creek averaged 16.4 points and 3.8 rebounds in 25.4 minutes per game as a freshman in 2009-10.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Philly.com

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