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Link possible between running, swimming and lumbar disc degeneration

Link possible between running, swimming and lumbar disc degeneration
June 10, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO — Intense swimming and running at a younger age was associated with more lumbar disc degeneration later on among young Finnish adults, according to results of a study presented here.

However, none of the sports studied had a protective effect for lumbar disc degeneration (DD), Jani Takatalo, MD, MSc, of the Medical Research Center Oulu, University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland, said at the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine Annual Meeting.

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Serum Creatine Kinase Levels in Division II National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Players During Preseason

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, September/October 2017, Volume 9 Issue 5
To examine serum creatine kinase levels in Division II National Collegiate Athletic Association football players during…
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