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Taha Ibrahim Yildiz, Elif Turgut, and Irem Duzgun

Nonspecific neck pain (NNP) is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorders in the middle-aged group. 1 The annual incidence of NNP is between 30% and 50% of the population, and it is increasing due to sedentary lifestyle and working conditions. 1 , 2 Moreover, most people in the population

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Konstantin Beinert, Katharina Deutsch, Sebastian Löscher, and Martin Diers

Patients with neck pain demonstrate a variety of sensorimotor impairments, like reduced cervical joint position sense acuity (CJPS; de Zoete et al., 2017 ; Stanton et al., 2016 ), reduced tactile acuity ( Harvie et al., 2018 ), or impaired postural control ( Ruhe et al., 2011 ). These

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Kaitlin M. Gallagher, Anita N. Vasavada, Leah Fischer, and Ethan C. Douglas

Wireless technology allows people to consume and transmit information in any posture. Although sitting with the head tilted forward (neck flexion) is the most common posture in mobile technology users, 22% of male and 15% of female college students sit reclined (trunk rotated posteriorly). 1 A

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Enora Le Flao, Andrew W. Pichardo, Sherwin Ganpatt, and Dustin J. Oranchuk

players under 10 years and limited exposure for players 11 to 13 years. 5 While this approach may reduce the overall exposure to heading, Peak et al 6 suggest modifying ball mass and pressure, teaching proper technique, and including neck exercises as a more pragmatic approach to concussion reduction

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Janie Cournoyer, David Koncan, Michael D. Gilchrist, and T. Blaine Hoshizaki

A greater head to body ratio in youth 1 – 3 creates a challenge in managing head inertia during head impacts, increasing the risk of brain and neck injuries. 4 – 6 In addition to the relationship between head size, head mass, and neck strength, 7 the magnitudes of head impacts experienced by

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Chen Deng, Jason C. Gillette, and Timothy R. Derrick

Femoral neck fracture is a serious injury that can play an important role in morbidity and mortality among individuals, especially older adults. 1 With the overall mortality rate of hip fractures at 14.0% to 21.6%, the estimated 290,000 cases expected by 2030, this injury will result in a growing

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Chris M. Edwards

Clinical Scenario Neck pain affects both civilian and military personnel, with a 1-year prevalence estimated at 26% to 37% and up to 62%, respectively. 1 The significantly higher incidence rate in military personnel has brought to light a need for effective treatment and mitigating protocols. This

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Maria Jose Arias-Tellez, Francisco M. Acosta, Jairo H. Migueles, Jose M. Pascual-Gamarra, Elisa Merchan-Ramirez, Clarice M. de Lucena Martins, Jose M. Llamas-Elvira, Borja Martinez-Tellez, and Jonatan R. Ruiz

Recent studies have highlighted the existence of previously unrecognized fat depots that are likely to explain part of the increased cardiometabolic risk (CMR) related to obesity ( Karpe & Pinnick, 2015 ; Pandzic Jaksic et al., 2018 ). For instance, neck adipose tissue (NAT) has been shown to

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Danielle L. Gyemi, Charles Kahelin, Nicole C. George, and David M. Andrews

15 extremities, respectively. To date, comparable equations and tissue mass data are not yet available for the head, neck, trunk, and pelvis. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to generate and validate (using DXA) tissue mass prediction equations for the head, neck, trunk, and pelvis

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Leila Ghamkhar, Somayeh Amiri Arimi, and Amir H. Kahlaee

Neck pain (NP) is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions with a prevalence of 30% to 50% in adult population per year 1 leading to physical and psychosocial disabilities with a high recurrence rate. 2 Among multiple contributing factors to NP development, impaired proprioception 3 and