Musculoskeletal Injuries in Auto Racing: A Retrospective Study of 137 Drivers

  title={Musculoskeletal Injuries in Auto Racing: A Retrospective Study of 137 Drivers},
  author={Christos Koutras and Benjamin Buecking and Marc Jaeger and Steffen Ruchholtz and Hansjoerg Heep},
  journal={The Physician and Sportsmedicine},
  pages={80 - 86}
Abstract Background and Purpose: The effect of continuous exposure of a driver's bones and muscles to vibration and G forces to years of automobile racing and the effect on overall health have not yet been examined in detail. The goal of this study was to investigate via questionnaire the musculoskeletal injuries and influencing parameters in 130 amateur and 7 professional race car drivers. Materials and Methods: A questionnaire, translated in English and German, was used to investigate the… Expand
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