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Skin Infections in the Grappling Arts

By Brian Jones, Ph.D.

Skin Infections in the Grappling Arts

This article covers the incidence, symptoms, and treatment of skin infections common among grapplers. The purpose is to educate grapplers, coaches, and parents about the risk of skin infections, identification of infections, and steps to treat and prevent outbreaks. Appropriate measures should be taken to prevent the spread of infections.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 18 No. 4 (2009): 10 pages.