The “Pectoral-Gap Phenomenon”: A Hypothesis on Origin and Mechanism
Against a background of increasing interest and vivid discussion in the sports community including various social media, a “phenomenon” has come to the clinician’s attention that has not specifically been addressed in a scientific way before.
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Sebastian Schnaubelt, Georgios Neophytou, Bernhard Richter, Hans Domanovits, Alexander Niessner, and Patrick Sulzgruber declare that they have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this letter.
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