Lumbosacral pain in ballet school students. Pilot study.

@article{Drewska2013LumbosacralPI,
  title={Lumbosacral pain in ballet school students. Pilot study.},
  author={Marlena Drężewska and Zbigniew Śliwiński},
  journal={Ortopedia, traumatologia, rehabilitacja},
  year={2013},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={149-58}
}
BACKGROUND The unique biomechanical demands placed on ballet students predispose to injury and pain. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of lumbosacral pain in ballet school students and to identify possible risk factors for the pain. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study group comprised 71 ballet school students, including 45 females and 26 males, aged 15-18 years (mean 16.5 years). In order to identify possible risk factors for pain, a survey was conducted, the angle of sacral… CONTINUE READING