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I read with interest your case report of bilateral meniscal tears in
a 17 year old rower. Admittedly meniscal tears are not as common as
Chondromalacia patellae, Iliotibial Band syndrome or Patella tendonitis,
however they have been reported in a survey of knee injuries in rowers
(Hosea TM et al. Rowing injuries. Postgraduate Advances in Sports
The act of rowing comb...
The act of rowing combines deep knee flexion with considerable
rotation of the tibio-femoral joint predisposing to meniscal sheer forces.
In my opinion the act of rowing can not be classified as atruamatic.
Mr DPS Baghla