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Lower back injuries in cricket players, with Alex Kountouris

Lower back injuries in cricket players, with Alex Kountouris

Dr Alex Kountouris is the physiotherapist or the Australian men’s cricket team, a position he has held for 8 years. He has just completed his PhD on the relationship between quadratus lumborum and lumbar stress fractures.

In this podcast he discusses strategies for the prevention and treatment of lumbar spine injuries in cricket. The interesting questions posed to him come from our twitter followers, so hear his responses to your questions!

See also:

Biomechanics of lumbar spine injury in young Australian fast bowlers: http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/44/Suppl_1/i4.3.abstract

MRI findings in the lumbar spines of asymptomatic, adolescent, elite tennis players: http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/41/11/836.full

A stress fracture of the lumbar spine in a professional rugby player: http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/41/5/337.full

Injuries in West Indies cricket 2003–2004: http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/40/2/119.full

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