TITLE

Lumbar disc degeneration is more common in Olympic athletes than in the normal population

PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Dec2003, Vol. 60 Issue 12, p985
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a study which describes the prevalence of lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration in athletes who attended Sydney Olympics 2000 in comparison with non-athletes. Information on the most commonly affected disc; Details of other related studies; Limitations of the study.
ACCESSION #
12181191

 

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