Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, and Mixed Martial Arts

John A. Bergfeld, Jonathan Gelber, Scott A. Lynch, Peter Seidenberg, Sérgio Rocha Piedade

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Judo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) are popular martial arts, but, nowadays, mixed martial arts (MMA), a sport that joins all martial arts, has shown an exponential growth worldwide. Like all contact sports, injuries are frequent events. This chapter presents some aspects of these martial arts (judo, BJJ, wrestling, and MMA) as well as discusses the common injuries and the sports physician’s responsibility in this field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Sports Medicine Physician
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9783030104337
ISBN (Print)9783030104320
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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