Back injury prevention programs: A critical review of the literature

@article{MS1993BackIP,
  title={Back injury prevention programs: A critical review of the literature},
  author={O.T.R. Phyllis M. King M.S.},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
  year={1993},
  volume={3},
  pages={145-158}
}
Back schools are increasingly utilized as an injury prevention strategy employed at the worksite. Yet, evidence of the efficacy of back schools is limited and controversial. A review of the literature showed variance in methodologies and consequently, outcomes. Outcome measures used include physical capacity, functional abilities, costs, lost time, absenteeism, perception of pain, lifting performance, attitudes, and job satisfaction. In many studies, lack of randomization and control was found… CONTINUE READING