A history of low back injury is a risk factor for recurrent back injuries in varsity athletes.

@article{Greene2001AHO,
  title={A history of low back injury is a risk factor for recurrent back injuries in varsity athletes.},
  author={Harry S. N. Greene and Jacek Cholewicki and Marc T. Galloway and Cuong V. Nguyen and Andrea Radebold},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={
          795-800
        }
}
In this prospective study, we investigated whether a history of previous low back injury and dissatisfaction with a coach and teammates could predict future low back injury in varsity athletes during a 1-year follow-up period. Of 679 Yale varsity athletes surveyed in 1999, 18.3% (124) reported that they had sustained a low back injury within the past 5 years, and 6.8% (46) sustained a low back injury in the follow-up season. There were no differences in incidence rates between men and women or… CONTINUE READING
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