Psychosocial work characteristics and psychological strain in relation to low-back pain.

@article{Hoogendoorn2001PsychosocialWC,
  title={Psychosocial work characteristics and psychological strain in relation to low-back pain.},
  author={Wilhelmina E. Hoogendoorn and Paulien M. Bongers and Henrika C W de Vet and Irene L. D. Houtman and Geertje A. M. Ari{\"e}ns and Willem van Mechelen and L. M. Bouter},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  year={2001},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={258-67}
}
OBJECTIVES This study investigated the relationship between psychosocial work characteristics and low-back pain and the potential intermediate role of psychological strain variables in this relationship. METHODS The research was part of a prospective cohort study of risk factors for musculoskeletal symptoms. The study population consisted of 861 workers from 34 companies in The Netherlands who had no low-back pain at baseline and for whom data on the occurrence of low-back pain were obtained… CONTINUE READING