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The present study examined the impact of trunk muscle strength on low back pain occurrence in lightweight elite judokas based on the lumbar spine abnormality.

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While the trunk region is important for both athletic performance and medical problems in judokas, the characteristics of judo-specific trunk muscles and low back pain are unclear.

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Weak trunk muscle strength affected low back pain occurrence in lightweight judokas without lumbar spine abnormality.

Ph.D. Takashi OKADA

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This page is a summary of: The association of lower trunk muscle strength with low back pain in elite lightweight judokas is dependent on lumber spine abnormalities, Isokinetics and Exercise Science, April 2022, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/ies-210193.
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