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Shoulder tendinitis and osteoarthrosis of the acromioclavicular joint and their relation to sports.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8358584     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A sample of 207 men from the construction industry was studied using an epidemiological technique of cross-sectional design to investigate if sport activities involving the arms increase the risk of developing shoulder tendinitis or osteoarthrosis of the acromioclavicular joint. The relative risk for shoulder tendinitis was estimated to be 9.5 on the right side, and 4.9 on the left side for a lifetime of sport activity exceeding 8399 h. Subjects who reported both extremely high physical load from work and from sports had an estimated relative risk for signs of shoulder tendinitis of 5.9 on the right side and 10.4 on the left side. High sport activity yielded relative risks of 4.6 on the right side and 2.8 on the left side for osteoarthrosis of the acromioclavicular joint. The combination of high activity in sports and high exposure to load lifted during work yielded relative risks for osteoarthrosis of the acromioclavicular joint of 12.5 on the right side and 6.7 on the left side. There seems to be an increased risk for shoulder tendinitis and acromioclavicular osteoarthrosis for subjects who have been extremely active in sports, and an even higher risk for those who have been extremely active in sports and also report a high exposure to load lifted during work.
Authors:
B Stenlund
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of sports medicine     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0306-3674     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Sports Med     Publication Date:  1993 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-09-30     Completed Date:  1993-09-30     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0432520     Medline TA:  Br J Sports Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  125-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Construction Industry's Organization for Working Environment, Safety and Health, Stockholm, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acromioclavicular Joint / injuries*
Adult
Aged
Athletic Injuries / epidemiology*
Cross-Sectional Studies
Humans
Logistic Models
Male
Middle Aged
Occupational Medicine
Osteoarthritis / epidemiology*
Shoulder Joint / injuries*
Sweden / epidemiology
Tendinopathy / epidemiology*
Time Factors
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