Relationship between radiographic abnormalities of lumbar spine and incidence of low back pain in high school rugby players: a prospective study

@article{Iwamoto2005RelationshipBR,
  title={Relationship between radiographic abnormalities of lumbar spine and incidence of low back pain in high school rugby players: a prospective study},
  author={Jun Iwamoto and Hitoshi Abe and Yasunori Tsukimura and K. Wakano},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Medicine \& Science in Sports},
  year={2005},
  volume={15}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between prevalent radiographic abnormalities of the lumbar spine and the incidence of low back pain in high school rugby players. Three hundred and twenty‐seven incoming high school rugby players (15–16 years of age) were recruited between 1986 and 1994. All of them underwent athletic physical examination before participation in high school athletics. The relationship between prevalent radiographic abnormalities of the lumbar spine in… Expand
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