Terminology and classiﬁcation of muscle injuries in sport: The Munich consensus statement
Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt, Lutz Haensel, Kai Mithoefer, Jan Ekstrand, Bryan English, Steven McNally, John Orchard, C Niek van Dijk, Gino M Kerkhoffs, Patrick Schamasch, Dieter Blottner, Leif Swaerd, Edwin Goedhart, Peter Ueblacker. Br J Sports Med. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2012-091448
The British Journal of Sports Medicine published the Munich Consensus Statement which aimed to “provide a clear terminology and classification of muscle injuries in order to facilitate effective communication among medical practitioners and development of systemic strategies.” The statement includes classifications of acute muscle disorders and injuries (summarized in Table 2) as well we a comprehensive muscle injury classification scheme (summarized in Table 3).