Dose-response relations between occupational exposures to physical and psychosocial factors and the risk of low back pain.

@article{Jansen2004DoseresponseRB,
  title={Dose-response relations between occupational exposures to physical and psychosocial factors and the risk of low back pain.},
  author={Jurgen Jansen and Hal Morgenstern and Alex Burdorf},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={61 12},
  pages={972-9}
}
AIMS To assess dose-response relations between occupational exposures to physical and psychosocial factors and the risk of low back pain. METHODS A cohort of 523 subjects, working in nursing homes and homes for the elderly, was followed prospectively for one year. Physical load for different occupations was assessed by quantitative observations at the workplace. Information on low back pain and other factors was gathered with questionnaires administered at baseline and at one year. Two… CONTINUE READING

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