Enthesopathies in a spanish medieval population: Anthropological, epidemiological, and ethnohistorical aspects
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- Galera, V. & Garralda, M.D. Int. J. Anthropol. (1993) 8: 247. doi:10.1007/BF02442159
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Enthesopathies found in a medieval (VI–XIIc.A.D.) peasant population from northern Spain are decribed. These bony lesions affected both the upper and lower limbs of this group. The hard work engaged in daily by both sexes and various habitual activities related to carrying heavy loads, agriculture, cattle-raising, and hunting.