Comparison of hip joint range of motion in professional youth and senior team footballers with age-matched controls: an indication of early degenerative change?

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OBJECTIVES To determine if there is evidence of abnormal hip joint range of motion (ROM) in youth and senior team professional footballers compared with matched controls. DESIGN A case control study design was used. PARTICIPANTS 40 professional footballers (20 youth and 20 senior team) and 40 matched control subjects. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Bilateral… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2008.11.005

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