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Traumatic high-load injuries in the adolescent spine. Clinical, radiological and experimental studies


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Title: Traumatic high-load injuries in the adolescent spine. Clinical, radiological and experimental studies
Authors: Baranto, Adad 1966-
Issue Date: 2005
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: Department of Orthopaedics
Avddelningen för ortopedi
Date of Defence: 2005-09-30
Disputation: Aulan, Sahlgrenska universitetssjukhuset/Sahlgrenska, kl. 09.00
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Adolescence
athletes
spinal loading
back pain
disc degeneration
growth zone
intervertebral disc
MRI
nucleus pulposus
porcine spine
radiography
spine
vertebral endplate
Abstract: Background: Disc degeneration and other radiological abnormalities are highly frequent among young athletes in sports with great demands on the back. It has also been reported that athletes with these abnormalities have more back pain than other athletes and non-athletes. There is, however, incomplete knowledge regarding the effect of intensive physical loading on the spine, at what age various abnormalities occur and regarding the long-term effects on the morphological abnormalities and on the ... more
ISBN: 91-628-6604-4
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/16629
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

 

 

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