TITLE

Why are elite athletes suffering from low back pain?

AUTHOR(S)
APOSTOLOS, STERGIOULAS
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Biology of Exercise;2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's insights on the causation of low back pain experienced by athletes, particularly the elite ones. The author mentions the factors causing low back pain, including congenital deformities, metabolic disturbances, and tumors. The author says that the elite athletes suffer from low back pain because they engage in sports that require lower back's excessive use. The author suggests the importance of preventing or reducing low back pain's effects in elite athletes.
ACCESSION #
92042249

 

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