Ergonomics and biology of spinal rotation.

@article{Kumar2004ErgonomicsAB,
  title={Ergonomics and biology of spinal rotation.},
  author={Shrawan Kumar},
  journal={Ergonomics},
  year={2004},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={370-415}
}
Spinal rotation, though being a very common motion of the body, is poorly understood. Furthermore, this motion and the extent of its development is unique to the human. Beyond the extent of its need in common activities, spinal rotation is a destabilizating motion for an inherently unstable structure. Spinal rotation has been argued to be an essential feature for an efficient bipedal gait. Also, it provides leverage to the upper extremities in delivering a forceful impact. An artificial… CONTINUE READING

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