G. A. Swanson

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Activity of the paraspinals, abdominals, and hip extensor muscles, heart rate, and skin conductance were measured in 13 chronic low back pain patients (CLBP) and 13 controls during static postures and psychological stress. After 10 min of baseline-rest, a subject was tested during standing, 45 degrees bend, maximum bend, posterior and anterior pelvic tilts,(More)
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A comprehensive functional evaluation designed for patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP) is described. The evaluation includes measures from 4 domains of the CLBP syndrome; physical abilities, level of activity, psychological adjustment and pain perception. New measures for standardized assessment of physical abilities and employment of body mechanics(More)
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