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Exploring interactions between force, repetition and posture on low back joint loading and intervertebral disc injury
(University of Waterloo, 2014-08-26)
Low back pain (LBP) affects approximately 80% of the population at some point in their lives, with 65% of cases becoming chronic pain sufferers. Approximately 40% of LBP cases are attributed to intervertebral disc (IVD) ...
Prolonged sitting, standing, and the sit-stand paradigm for office workers: An investigation into lumbar spine intervertebral joint load distribution
(University of Waterloo, 2014-08-27)
Over the past 20 years, sit-stand workstations have become more and more prevalent in the office work environment. A sit-stand workstation is any workstation that allows the user to perform their office work in either a ...