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Back pain: The research project "Ran Rücken" is intended to help

Interview with Professor Frank Mayer, Professor for Sports Medicine & Sports Orthopaedics, Director of the University Outpatient Clinic of the University of Potsdam

09/10/2018

Image: Prof. Frank Mayer; Copyright: University of Potsdam/Prof. Dr. Frank Mayer

Project director and sports medicine specialist Professor Frank Mayer M.D.

Image: About eight in ten Germans suffer from back pain during their lifetime; Copyright: panthermedia.net/stasique

Whether top athletes or the general population: Statistically eight out of ten Germans suffer at least temporarily from back pain.

Image: Training helps against back pain; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Jürgen Fälchle

The researchers working on the "Ran Rücken" project have discovered that two half-hourly training sessions per week already help to relieve back pain.

Lecture by Prof. Frank Mayer