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The purpose of this narrative review is to summarize the effects of carrying school backpacks on spine and low-back biomechanics as a risk factor for low back pain in young individuals.
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Name: Human factors
Spinal instrumented arthrodesis improves health-related quality of life (HRQOL), although mobility is impaired. This study evaluates activities of daily livings after thoracolumbosacroiliac arthrodesi...
Most teenagers are chronically sleep deprived. One strategy proposed to lengthen adolescent sleep is to delay secondary school start times. This would allow students to wake up later without shifting ...
Lumbosacral disc herniation (LDH) is one of the most frequent musculoskeletal diseases causative of sick leave in the workplace and morbidity in daily activities. Non-surgical managements are consider...
Alterations and asymmetries in trunk motions during activities of daily living, involving lower extremities, are suggested to cause higher spinal loads in persons with unilateral lower limb amputation...
This study will examine the effects of postural orientation in the use of school backpacks among elementary school students.
Backpacks (BP) represent the method most used by students to transport external cargo. Previous studies cite that between 4.7% and 38% of children carry daily BP loads greater than 20% of ...
Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is the primary cause of low back pain. The most important factor in the development of DDD is the vertical load force on the disc, increasing the hydrostati...
This study builds on the pilot work of the Irise research group to investigate the impact of menstrual hygiene interventions on East African girls' school attendance, activities of daily l...
Assess the effects of a school-based multi-component intervention on school connectedness, school engagement, and developmental assets through a group randomized, participatory trial.
Voluntary use of free time for activities outside the daily routine.
The performance of the basic activities of self care, such as dressing, ambulation, or eating.
The use of electronic equipment to observe or record physiologic processes while the patient undergoes normal daily activities.
Persons with loss of vision such that there is an impact on activities of daily living.
Motor skills deficits that significantly and persistently interfere with ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING appropriate to chronological age. (from DSM-V)
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...