[Influence of sports mechanic demands in competitive tennis on the thoracolumbar spinal profile].

@article{Dalichau2002InfluenceOS,
  title={[Influence of sports mechanic demands in competitive tennis on the thoracolumbar spinal profile].},
  author={S Dalichau and Karin Scheele},
  journal={Sportverletzung Sportschaden : Organ der Gesellschaft fur Orthopadisch-Traumatologische Sportmedizin},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={64-9}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of the sports mechanic demands of competitive tennis on the thoracolumbar spinal profile. For that reason the spinal curvature (C7 - S2) of 123 male active gymnasts aged 23,8 +/- 4,5 years with a sporting exposure of 14,4 +/- 3,8 years and of 1347 age and gender matched non- and recreational sportsmen was recorded by means of the non-invasive ultrasonic-controlled contact rod. In the sagittal projection no differences between both groups were… CONTINUE READING

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