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The Spine

  • T. Buisseret
  • T. Stadnik
  • E. Verhaeve

Abstract

Spine injuries account for only 5%–15% of all sport-related traumata, but they represent a high proportion of the most devastating injuries in sports medicine. An increased number of severe spine injuries with permanent neurological damage have been reported in a wide variety of sports activities including automobile and motorcycle racing, diving, parachuting, trampolining, gymnastics, and horse riding.

Keywords

Cervical Spine Intervertebral Disk Spinal Canal Nucleus Pulposus Disk Herniation 
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  • T. Buisseret
  • T. Stadnik
  • E. Verhaeve

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