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High school linemen are too heavy for their health

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39108.435938.BE (Published 01 February 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:231

American footballers have to be big, but some young players are so heavy they are putting their future health at risk. A survey of high school linemen (defenders) from Iowa found that 45% (95% CI 43.6% to 46.8%) were …

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