Osgood-Schlatter syndrome and pelvic tilt: longitudinal screening on adolescent male soccer players

Marco Petrucci, Antonino Bianco, Antonio Palma, Marco Petrucci, Grosso, De Vita, Romano, Adamo, Adamo, Francesco Pomara, Vincenzo Adamo

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[automatically translated] Aim and Methods. We Realized a longitudinal screening on 258 adolescent male subjects practicing agonistic soccer; During sports season, 10:47% of group (N = 27) Showed in anterior tibial apophysite (Osgood-Schlatter syndrome). Results. By statistical analysis we Showed That 77.77% of diseases was related to presence of adolescent pelvic tilt; there blackberries we Showed That 83.33% of athletes with right Osgood Schlatter syndrome presented at left pelvic tilt, 66.67% of athletes with Osgood Schlatter syndrome Showed left to right pelvic tilt. Conclusion. The study shows That pelvic tilt can Represent a risk factor to controlateral Osgood Schlatter syndrome inducing a functional overload.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)251-256
Number of pages6
JournalMinerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica
Publication statusPublished - 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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