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Reliability of the vertical spinal creep response measured in sitting (asymptomatic and low-back pain subjects).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11964206     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Vertical spinal creep (or change in stature) has been used as an index of spinal loading, yet reliability of the testing protocol has not been fully examined. This study investigated the reliability of a vertical spinal creep response in 10 asymptomatic and five low-back pain subjects. Each subject performed the 25-min testing protocol, which consisted of three phases (5-min preload, 10-min loaded and 10-min unloaded), at the same time on two separate days. Good reliabilities in vertical spinal creep response between two days of testing were demonstrated for both asymptomatic and low-back pain subjects.
Authors:
R Kanlayanaphotporn; M Williams; I Fulton; P Trott
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ergonomics     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0014-0139     ISO Abbreviation:  Ergonomics     Publication Date:  2002 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-04-19     Completed Date:  2002-06-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373220     Medline TA:  Ergonomics     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  240-7     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Affiliation:
School of Physiotherapy, University of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia. kanny001@students.unisa.edu.au
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Body Height / physiology*
Human Engineering
Humans
Low Back Pain / physiopathology*
Posture / physiology*
Reproducibility of Results
South Australia
Spine / physiopathology*

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