Low back pain among endurance athletes with and without specific back loading--a cross-sectional survey of cross-country skiers, rowers, orienteerers, and nonathletic controls.

@article{Bahr2004LowBP,
  title={Low back pain among endurance athletes with and without specific back loading--a cross-sectional survey of cross-country skiers, rowers, orienteerers, and nonathletic controls.},
  author={Roald Bahr and Stig Ove Andersen and Sverre L\oken and Bj\orn Fossan and Torger Hansen and Ingar Holme},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2004},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={449-54}
}
STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional survey among athletes competing at the national elite level in cross-country skiing, rowing, and orienteering, as well as a matched nonathletic control group. OBJECTIVE To compare the prevalence of symptoms of low back pain between endurance sports with different loading characteristics on the lumbar region: cross-country skiing, rowing, and orienteering, as well as a nonathletic control group. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Although it is claimed that back pain is… CONTINUE READING

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