Lumbar spine loads during the lifting of extremely heavy weights.

Abstract

The reaction moments at the knee, hip, and L4/L5 joints, and the compressive and shearing forces on L4/L5 are documented in powerlifters competing in a national powerlifting championship. Analyses were made of 13 female and 44 male competitors. The joint moments and forces were estimated from a linked segment model (WATBAK) that incorporated functional low… (More)

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@article{Cholewicki1991LumbarSL, title={Lumbar spine loads during the lifting of extremely heavy weights.}, author={Janusz Cholewicki and Sylvia McGill and R. W. Norman}, journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise}, year={1991}, volume={23 10}, pages={1179-86} }