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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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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201112:158

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

  • Received: 8 July 2011
  • Accepted: 13 July 2011
  • Published:

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 As the study was conducted without institutional ethics committee oversight, this article has been retracted.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Division of Environmental and Life Sciences, Department of Health and Chiropractic, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia
(2)
Norwest Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy, Norwest, NSW 2153, Australia
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Enhance Chiropractic and Massage Sports Injury Centre, Ngunnawal, ACT 2913, Australia

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

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This article is published under license to BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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