Study protocol title: a prospective cohort study of low back pain

  title={Study protocol title: a prospective cohort study of low back pain},
  author={Arun Garg and Kurt T. Hegmann and J. Steven Moore and Jay M. Kapellusch and Matthew S. Thiese and Sruthi Boda and Parag Bhoyr and Donald Bloswick and Andrew S Merryweather and Richard F. Sesek and Gwen Deckow-Schaefer and James C Foster and Eric M. Wood and Xiaoming Sheng and Richard Holubkov},
  booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders},
BACKGROUND Few prospective cohort studies of workplace low back pain (LBP) with quantified job physical exposure have been performed. There are few prospective epidemiological studies for LBP occupational risk factors and reported data generally have few adjustments for many personal and psychosocial factors. METHODS/DESIGN A multi-center prospective cohort study has been incepted to quantify risk factors for LBP and potentially develop improved methods for designing and analyzing jobs. Due… CONTINUE READING
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