Leg length inequality. A prospective study of young men during their military service.

@article{Hellsing1988LegLI,
  title={Leg length inequality. A prospective study of young men during their military service.},
  author={A L Hellsing},
  journal={Upsala journal of medical sciences},
  year={1988},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={245-53}
}
  • A L Hellsing
  • Published 1988 in Upsala journal of medical sciences
Within a prospective study of back function and pain before and after basic military training, the leg length inequality (LLI) was assessed, in steps of less than 0.5 cm. (equal), 0.5-1.5 cm, 1.6-2.5 cm, 2.6-3.5 cm and more than 3.5 cm. Around six hundred young men were examined three times over a period of four years. LLI of 0.5-1.5 cm was found in 32%, and 4% had a difference of over 1.5 cm. Pelvic rotation was noted in 15% of the cases. The average total agreement of identifying LLI was 64… CONTINUE READING

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