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Title The biomechanics of back pain / Michael A. Adams ... [and others]
Published Edinburgh : Churchill Livingstone, 2002


Description 238 pages, 4 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: .The lmbar vertebral co umn and -- acrum 11 -- 3 h he In bar spine 31 -- Biooy of spinal tissues 49 -- 5 ow back pain 73 -- . ideiology of low back trouble 70 -- rc acting on the lumbar spine 93 -- Mehanical funiction of the lumbosacral -- 107 -- 9 echar al damage to the lunbar spine 131 -- " ina pathology 159 -- c Peniti ng and treating back pain 177 -- edico-egal considerations 189 -- . umary spinal ageing, degeneraon and -- plain 197
Summary "The Biomechanics of Back Pain is written primarily for health professionals who manage patients with back pain, and for students at the advanced undergraduate/graduate level. It also provides essential information for those involved in back pain prevention, in sports and fitness training, and in medico-legal practice. For biomechanists, it indicates how their science can be applied to answer a range of clinical questions. The authors are internationally renowned for their research into various aspects of back pain, and they integrate their expertise to present an authoritative account of the subject."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Human mechanics.
Back -- Mechanical properties.
Back Pain.
Author Adams, Michael A. (Michael Anthony), 1953-
LC no. 2007270144
ISBN 0443062072 :