Knee ache is related to decrease again ache in younger baseball gamers: a cross-sectional research.
Knee Surg Sports activities Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Sep 07;:
Authors: Yabe Y, Hagiwara Y, Sekiguchi T, Momma H, Tsuchiya M, Kuroki Okay, Kanazawa Okay, Koide M, Itaya N, Yoshida S, Sogi Y, Yano T, Itoi E, Nagatomi R
PURPOSE: Appreciable analysis has targeted on shoulder and elbow accidents amongst baseball gamers; nevertheless, though lumbar backbone and knee accidents are generally skilled, they’re much less steadily studied. Throughout widespread motions in baseball, corresponding to throwing, hitting, and working, power is transferred from the decrease extremities by the decrease again to the higher physique. Decrease extremity ache, in addition to decrease again ache (LBP), can disrupt the kinematic chain, and you will need to perceive the affiliation between decrease extremity complaints and LBP. The aim of this research was to elucidate the affiliation between knee ache and LBP amongst younger baseball gamers.
METHODS: A cross-sectional research was performed with younger baseball gamers (aged 6-15 years, n?=?1,609) utilizing a self-reported questionnaire. Multivariate logistic regression fashions had been used for analyses. Variables thought of within the fashions had been intercourse, age, physique mass index, staff ranges, variety of days of coaching per week, variety of hours in observe per day on weekdays and weekend, frequency of participation in video games, observe depth, and participant place.
RESULTS: The purpose prevalence of LBP and knee ache was Eight.four% and 13.1%, respectively. Knee ache was considerably related to LBP. Utilizing the absence of knee ache as a reference, the adjusted odds ratio (95% confidence interval) for LBP was 5.83 (three.93-Eight.65) (p?<?zero.001) within the presence of knee ache.
CONCLUSIONS: Knee ache was related to LBP amongst younger baseball gamers. Clinicians ought to take note of knee complaints to forestall and deal with LBP amongst younger baseball gamers.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: III.
PMID: 30194468 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]