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The effects of physical activity on hip development

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In recent decades the sports opportunities available to young athletes has risen significantly. The effect of such high levels of physical exertion on the developing skeleton is largely unknown. Retired football players have significantly greater rates of hip osteoarthritis than control groups, and a higher prevalence of morphological abnormalities known to predispose to future osteoarthritis, such as cam morphology, acetabular dysplasia and retroversion, and varus leg alignment. Cam morp...

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Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Department:
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, and Musculoskeletal Sciences
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Author

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Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Supervisor
NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Unit More from this funder
Osteoarthritis Research UK More from this funder
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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uuid:1dc3125b-ab42-4db5-b213-259f5a5397e2
Deposit date:
2020-03-11

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