Relationship of a lifelong physical workload with physical function and low back pain in retired women.

@article{Gnudi2009RelationshipOA,
  title={Relationship of a lifelong physical workload with physical function and low back pain in retired women.},
  author={Saverio Gnudi and Emanuela Sitta and Francesca Gnudi and Elettra Pignotti},
  journal={Aging clinical and experimental research},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={55-61}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The effect of heavy work-related physical loads (WRPL) on low back pain (LBP) and impaired physical function has been studied extensively in active workers but not in pensioners. METHODS We compared LBP and physical function in post-menopausal pensioners, divided according to their life-long WRPL into 114 heavy physical workers (HPW… CONTINUE READING