Why are elite athletes suffering from low back pain?

June 2013
Biology of Exercise;2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p5
Academic Journal
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.


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