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2019 Oct

Orthop J Sports Med



Epidemiology of Lumbar Spine Injuries in Men’s and Women’s National Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Athletes.


Makovicka JL, Deckey DG, Patel KA, Hassebrock JD, Chung AS, Tummala SV, Hydrick TC, Pena A, Chhabra A
Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Oct; 7(10):2325967119879104.
PMID: 31700939.


Lumbar spine injuries (LSIs) are common in both men's and women's National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball players and can frequently lead to reinjuries and persistent pain.