Youth is a risk factor for stress fracture. A study of 783 infantry recruits

C. Milgrom, A. Finestone, N. Shlamkovitch, N. Rand, B. Lev, A. Simkin, M. Wiener

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Abstract

We report a prospective study of 783 male Israeli recruits aged from 17 to 26 years. The risk of stress fracture was inversely proportional to age on both univariate and multivariate analysis. Each year of increase of age above 17 years reduced the risk of stress fracture by 28%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-22
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series B
Volume76
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

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