Spinal curvature for the assessment of spinal stability

Senay Mihcin (Lead / Corresponding author)

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    Abstract

    Posture is one of the most important factors in spinal stability. To investigate the spinal instability, a tool was developed using the Thrustline theory. A pilot postural data pool was formed from a sample population of 40 healthy males and females for this computational model by using a device called Spinal Mouse® (SM) to record the relative positions of the vertebral bodies firstly. Then, the 2D coordinates of the vertebral bodies were calculated by an in-house developed code. Student's t-tests showed significance of difference between the postures was mostly higher for X coordinates with p-value of

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)226-242
    Number of pages17
    JournalInternational Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology
    Volume20
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

    Keywords

    • Biomechanics of injury
    • Computational modelling
    • Gender in lifting
    • Injury mechanism
    • Injury prevention
    • lifting
    • Spinal curvature
    • Spinal Mouse
    • Spinal stability
    • Thrustline theory

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