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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Aim and Methods. We realized a longitudinal screening on 258 adolescent male subjects practising agonistic soccer; during sport season, 10.47% of group (N=27) showed a tibial anterior apophysite (Osgood-Schlatter syndrome).Results. By statistical analysis we showed that 77.77% of diseases was related to presence of adolescent pelvic tilt; there more we showed that 83.33% of athletes with right Osgood- Schlatter syndrome presented a left pelvic tilt, 66.67% of athletes with left Osgood Schlatter syndrome showed a right pelvic tilt.Conclusion. The study shows that pelvic tilt can represent a risk factor to controlateral Osgood- Schlatter syndrome inducing a functional overload.
Lingua originaleItalian
pagine (da-a)251-256
Numero di pagine6
RivistaMinerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2010

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