Comparison of electromyographic response patterns during posture and stress tasks in chronic low back pain patterns and control.

@article{Cohen1986ComparisonOE,
  title={Comparison of electromyographic response patterns during posture and stress tasks in chronic low back pain patterns and control.},
  author={Michael J. Cohen and Gavin Swanson and Bruce D. Naliboff and Steven L Schandler and D L Mcarthur},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={1986},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={135-41}
}
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, sitting, and supine with knees up, followed by mental arithmetic and the cold pressor. The postures were grouped into supported, balanced… CONTINUE READING