Biomechanics of the lumbar intervertebral disk

A review

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Abstract

This article reviews the literature on the biomechanics of the lumbar intervertebral disk according to: 1) disk structure and properties, 2) biomechanical principles and their application to the disk, 3) biomechanics and intradiskal pressures as they relate to posture, work, and exercise, and 4) prophylactic measures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)765-773
Number of pages9
JournalPhysical Therapy
Volume60
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

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Intervertebral Disc
Biomechanical Phenomena
Posture
Pressure

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Health Professions(all)
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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Biomechanics of the lumbar intervertebral disk : A review. / Jensen, Gail.

In: Physical Therapy, Vol. 60, No. 6, 1980, p. 765-773.

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