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A longitudinal cohort study of adolescent elite footballers and controls investigating the development of cam morphology

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Cam morphology describes an asphericity of the femoral head that develops during adolescence, is highly prevalent in athletes, and predisposes individuals to future osteoarthritis. However, it’s aetiology remains poorly understood. The aim of this study was to perform 3-year longitudinal follow-up of a control population and football club academy cohort to compare the change in hip and growth plate anatomy between athletes and controls. MRI and questionnaires were used to characterise change ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41598-021-97957-2

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Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Scientific Reports Journal website
Volume:
11
Article number:
18567
Publication date:
2021-09-17
Acceptance date:
2021-08-27
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EISSN:
2045-2322
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1194155
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pubs:1194155
Deposit date:
2021-09-17

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