Can low back loading during lifting be reduced by placing one leg beside the object to be lifted?

@article{Kingma2006CanLB,
  title={Can low back loading during lifting be reduced by placing one leg beside the object to be lifted?},
  author={Idsart Kingma and Gert S. Faber and A Myfanwy Bakker and Jaap H van Die{\"e}n},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={86 8},
  pages={1091-105}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Lifting technique could, through its effect on low back loading, affect the risk of developing low back pain. In this study, 2 lifting techniques (a straddle technique and a 1-leg kneeling technique), which aimed to reduce low back loading by placing one leg beside a load, were compared with stoop lifting and squat lifting with respect to their effect on low back loading. SUBJECTS Twelve men with no history of low back pain participated in the study. METHODS The… CONTINUE READING