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Comparison of Lateral Abdominal Muscle Thickness and Cross Sectional Area of Multifidus in Adolescent Soccer Players with and without Low Back Pain: A Case Control Study

Pardis Noormohammadpour 1 , 2 , Alireza Hosseini Khezri 1 , 3 , Paweł Linek 4 , Mohammad Ali Mansournia 5 , Alireza Hassannejad 1 , 2 , Ali Younesian 3 , Farzin Farahbakhsh 1 and Ramin Kordi 1 , 2 , *
Authors Information
1 Sports Medicine Research Center, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Sports and Exercise Medicine, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran
4 Department of Kinesitherapy and Special Methods in Physiotherapy, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, Poland
5 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Asian Journal of Sports Medicine: December 2016, 7 (4); e61687
  • Published Online: October 4, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 8, 2016
  • Revised: August 21, 2016
  • Accepted: September 6, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/asjsm.38318

To Cite: Noormohammadpour P, Hosseini Khezri A, Linek P, Mansournia M A, Hassannejad A, et al. Comparison of Lateral Abdominal Muscle Thickness and Cross Sectional Area of Multifidus in Adolescent Soccer Players with and without Low Back Pain: A Case Control Study, Asian J Sports Med. 2016 ; 7(4):e61687. doi: 10.5812/asjsm.38318.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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