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Table 4 Mean facet joint angles measured using grading system used in Noren et al. [25]

From: Lumbar spine abnormalities and facet joint angles in asymptomatic elite junior tennis players

  Male Female
Facet joint Pars No pars Pars No pars
Right facet angle—L3/4 41.9 37.4 40.9 41.5
Left facet angle—L3/4 42.9 35.5 49.7 41.9
Right facet angle—L4/5 53.6 44 54.3 51
Left facet angle—L4/5 55.5 47.2 64.2 52.3
Right facet angle—L5/S1 47.2 45.6 51.5 51.2
Left facet angle—L5/S1 51.2 48.6 75.2 51.8
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