ERIC Number: EJ585731
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Pain and Injury Associated with Powerlifting Training in Visually Impaired Athletes.
Haykowsky, Mark J.; Warburton, Darren E. R.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v93 n4 p236-41 Apr 1999
This study assessed occurrence and level of pain and injury history associated with powerlifting training in 11 adults with visual impairments. Powerlifting training was associated with an elevated occurrence of pain in shoulders, elbows, lower back, and knee regions. Injury rate, however, was lower than for athletes without visual impairments. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Canada