The Long‐Term Effects of Physical Loading and Exercise Lifestyles on Back‐Related Symptoms, Disability, and Spinal Pathology Among Men

  title={The Long‐Term Effects of Physical Loading and Exercise Lifestyles on Back‐Related Symptoms, Disability, and Spinal Pathology Among Men},
  author={Tapio Videman and Seppo Sarna and Michele C. Batti{\'e} and Seppo Koskinen and Kevin Gill and Heli Paananen and Laura Gibbons},
Study Design Historical cohort, including selected subgroups. Objectives To understand the long-term effects of exercise on back-related outcomes, back pain, sciatica, back-related hospitalizations, pensions, and magnetic resonance imaging findings were studied among former elite athletes. Summary of Background Data Exercise and sports participation have become increasingly popular, as have recommendations of exercises for back problems, but little is known about their long-term effects… 

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  • I. Vuori
  • Medicine
    Medicine and science in sports and exercise
  • 2001
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