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Physical fitness as a predictor of herniated lumbar disc disease - a 33-year follow-up in the Copenhagen male study

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The role of physical fitness (VO2Max (mlO2*min-1*kg-1)) as a risk factor for herniated lumbar disc disease (HLDD) is unknown. The objective of this study was to examine the association between aerobic (physical) fitness and risk of hospitalisation due to HLDD in a long-term follow up.
Original languageEnglish
JournalB M C Musculoskeletal Disorders
Volume14
Pages (from-to)86
ISSN1471-2474
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Publication statusPublished - 2013

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  • Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Body Height, Denmark, Exercise Test, Follow-Up Studies, Hospitalization, Humans, Incidence, Intervertebral Disc Displacement, Lumbar Vertebrae, Male, Middle Aged, Occupations, Oxygen Consumption, Physical Fitness, Proportional Hazards Models, Prospective Studies, Questionnaires, Registries, Risk Factors, Sex Factors, Time Factors

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