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Retraction Note: Low back pain status in elite and semi-elite Australian football codes: a cross-sectional survey of football (soccer), Australian-Rules, rugby league, rugby union and non-athletic controls

  • Wayne Hoskins1,
  • Henry Pollard1Email author,
  • Chris Daff1,
  • Andrew Odell2,
  • Peter Garbutt3,
  • Andrew McHardy1,
  • Kate Hardy1 and
  • George Dragasevic1
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201112:158

https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2474-12-158

Received: 8 July 2011

Accepted: 13 July 2011

Published: 13 July 2011

The original article was published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2009 10:38

The journal has been informed by the authors' institution that, contrary to the statement in this article [1], the Macquarie University Human Ethics Committee did not receive an application for ethics approval for this study. As the study was conducted without institutional ethics committee oversight, this article has been retracted.

Notes

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Division of Environmental and Life Sciences, Department of Health and Chiropractic, Macquarie University
(2)
Norwest Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy
(3)
Enhance Chiropractic and Massage Sports Injury Centre

References

  1. Hoskins Wayne, Pollard Henry, Daff Chris, Odell Andrew, Garbutt Peter, McHardy Andrew, Hardy Kate, Dragasevic George: Low back pain status in elite and semi-elite Australian football codes: a cross-sectional survey of football (soccer), Australian-Rules, rugby league, rugby union and non-athletic controls. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2009, 10: 38-10.1186/1471-2474-10-38.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar
  2. Pre-publication history

    1. The pre-publication history for this paper can be accessed here:http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/12/158/prepub

Copyright

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