How Lifting Weight and Posture Are Linked to Disc Herniation

A study [1. A new dynamic six degrees of freedom disc-loading simulator allows to provoke disc damage and herniation] in the European Spine Journal created a disc-loading simulator to help collect data about disc herniation and injury. It offered some interesting results about how lifting heavy weights and maintaining extreme postures are linked to [...]

Can a Hybrid Sit-Stand Postures Be Better Than Sitting or Standing?

A study conducted earlier this year [1. Are hybrid sit-stand postures a good compromise between sitting and standing?], for the journal of Ergonomics, decided to compare sitting, standing, and perching. The goal was to analyze if hybrid sit-stand postures could prove to be a better compromise between sitting or standing. Some Context Normal human standing [...]

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