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Biomechanical Modeling of Materials Lifting Activities for Exploring Relation between Low Back and Knee Loading leading to Low Back Pain and Knee Arthritis

@inproceedings{Dasgupta2009BiomechanicalMO,
  title={Biomechanical Modeling of Materials Lifting Activities for Exploring Relation between Low Back and Knee Loading leading to Low Back Pain and Knee Arthritis},
  author={S. Dasgupta},
  year={2009}
}
This paper investigates the relationship between low back loading (force) and knee loading (force) during manual materials lifting activities by biomechanical modeling. Improper loading on L5/S1 joint and knee joint can result in low back pain and knee arthritis. A six link two dimensional sagittal plane biomechanical model based has been used here to find out the Compressive, Shear and resultant forces on both the joints for various combinations of body angles describing the posture permitted… 
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