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Lifestyle factors and lumbar disc disease: results of a German multi-center case-control study (EPILIFT)

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Schumann, Barbara ; Bolm-Audorff, Ulrich ; Bergmann, Annekatrin ; Ellegast, Rolf ; Elsner, Gine ; Grifka, Joachim ; Haerting, Johannes ; Jäger, Matthias ; Michaelis, Martina ; Seidler, Andreas
Date of publication of this fulltext: 26 Sep 2011 09:52


According to our multi-center case-control study, body weight might be related to lumbar disc herniation as well as to lumbar disc narrowing. Further research should clarify the potential protective role of body building or strength training on lumbar disc disease.

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