Prevalence of low back pain in alpine ski instructors.

@article{Peacock2005PrevalenceOL,
  title={Prevalence of low back pain in alpine ski instructors.},
  author={Nola Peacock and James A. Walker and Reed Fogg and Kurt Dudley},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={106-10}
}
STUDY DESIGN Mailed survey to random sample of a specific population. OBJECTIVES To examine the lifetime and point prevalence of low back pain among alpine ski instructors. BACKGROUND The lifetime prevalence for back pain is up to 60% among some athletes. Published literature documents back pain among athletes participating in many sports. However, the prevalence of low back pain among alpine ski instructors has not been established. METHODS AND MEASURES Surveys were mailed to 500… CONTINUE READING

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