Assessment of Muscle Activity and Spine Compression during Constricted Axial Loading

Abstract

Occupational-related low back disorders are the leading cause of lost work days as well as the most costly occupational safety and health problem facing industry today. Twisting has been found to be associated with lower back pain (Frymoyer, 1983). Previous biomechanical measures of twisting allowed ancillary moments and forces in addition to the twisting… (More)

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