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ID (ISN) del documento108909
Número CIS 08-1432
ISSN - Título de la serie 0169-8141 - International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics
Año 2008
Número de serie
Autor(es) Seidel H., Pöpplau B.M., Morlock M.M., Püschel K., Huber G.
Título The size of lumbar vertebral endplate areas - Prediction by anthropometric characteristics and significance for fatigue failure due to whole-body vibration
Información bibliográfica Sep.-Oct. 2008, Vol.38, No.9-10, p.844-855. Illus. 38 ref.
Resumen The sizes of vertebral endplates co-determine the ultimate strength of spinal units. The health risk associated with fatigue failure after repetitive dynamic loads caused by whole-body vibration (WBV) could depend on the size of endplate area, too. The objective of this study was to develop a simple low-cost method for predicting the size of vertebral endplates using CT-scans of lumbar spinal units. CT scans of 53 male donors were used to determine the size of the cross-sectional areas of endplates L3-L5, which were later measured during autopsy. The correlations were not sufficient to permit a prediction of the endplate area by anthropometric parameters. This contradicts earlier findings that describe close correlations between the size of intervertebral discs, the size of the endplates and the external diameters of large joints.
Descriptores (primarios) vibración en todo el cuerpo; columna vertebral; antropometría
Descriptores (secundarios) fiabilidad; tomografía; descripción del procedimiento; autopsia
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaAlemania
Tema(s) Ergonomia, organización del trabajo
Broad subject area(s) Fisiología, ergonomía
Riesgos físicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Ergonomics
Vibration
Anthropometry