Lumbar spine structure

Known as: L Spine, Lumbar Spine 
Those vertebrae between the ribs and the pelvis, L1-L5 in man.
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) increases during many tasks and has been argued to increase stability and stiffness of the spine… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND A primary concern after posterior lumbar spine arthrodesis is the potential for adjacent segment degeneration cephalad… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Physical activity during childhood is advocated as one strategy for enhancing peak bone mass (bone mineral content [BMC]) as a… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
STUDY DESIGN A biomechanical and imaging study of human cadaveric spinal motion segments. OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Stability of the lumbar spine is an important factor in determining spinal response to sudden loading. Using two different… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Currently, intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) is thought to provide stability to the lumbar spine but the exact principles have yet… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
One important mechanical function of the lumbar spine is to support the upper body by transmitting compressive and shearing… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
STUDY DESIGN The contribution of transversus abdominis to spinal stabilization was evaluated indirectly in people with and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Bone mineral content (BMC) was measured by dual photon absorptiometry in the lumbar spine, femoral neck and shaft, and proximal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The lumbar intervertebral discs are innervated posteriorly by the sinuvertebral nerves, but laterally by branches of the ventral… (More)
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