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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schöffl, V; Hochholzer, T; Imhoff, A 
Title:
Radiographic changes in the hands and fingers of young, high-level climbers. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: In the past few years, competition climbing has grown in popularity, and younger people are being drawn to the sport. HYPOTHESIS: Although the radiographic changes in long-term climbers are known, there are little data available on young climbers. The question arises as to whether climbing at high levels at a young age leads to radiographic changes and possibly an early onset of osteoarthrosis in the finger joints. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. METHODS: Nineteen members of the...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Am J Sports Med 
Year:
2004 
Journal volume:
32 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1688-94 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0363-5465 
TUM Institution:
die