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Sports Hernia

Sports Hernia is a gross misnomer.  At times it has been referred by different names including Athletic Pubalgia.

The diagnosis of sports hernia is much too broad with multiple variations of injuries falling under the term sports hernia.

There are no published techniques that seem to be more prevalent or superior in outcome.


  1. Athletic Pubalgia and “Sports Hernia”: Optimal MR Imaging Technique and Findings
  2. Sports hernias: a systematic literature review
  3. Sports Hernia in National Hockey League Players: Does Surgery Affect Performance?
  4. Success of Nonoperative Management  of Adductor Longus Tendon Ruptures  in National Football League Athletes