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Document ID (ISN)111202
CIS number 10-0861
ISSN - Serial title 0944-2502 - Zentralblatt für Arbeitsmedizin, Arbeitsschutz und Ergonomie
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Fritz M.
Title Whole-body vibration and degenerative diseases of the lumbar spine - Cause and effect
Original title Ganzkörper-Schwingungen und bandscheibenbedingte Erkrankungen der Lendenwirbelsäule - Ursache und Wirkung [in German]
Bibliographic information July 2010, Vol.60, No.17. p.220-232. Illus. 72 ref.
Abstract This review article explains the mechanisms that cause degenerative diseases of the lumbar column among workers exposed to long-term whole-body vibration.
Descriptors (primary) whole-body vibration; osteoarthritis; lumbar column; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) disc lesions; work posture; age-linked differences; long-term exposure
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Occupational pathology
Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Work posture