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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

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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 As the study was conducted without institutional ethics committee oversight, this article has been retracted.

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    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.

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Correspondence to Henry Pollard.

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Hoskins, W., Pollard, H., Daff, C. et al. 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. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12, 158 (2011) doi:10.1186/1471-2474-12-158

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