Accession Number : ADA325683

Title :   Back Pain and Endurance Training of Back Muscles: Justification for Further Study in Helicopter Pilots.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Ladner, Timothy J.

PDF Url : ADA325683

Report Date : 29 MAY 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : The purpose of this study is to review the literature systematically to determine if available published evidence is sufficient to recommend endurance training of back musculature as a preventive measure for helicopter back pain. Based on this review further studies will be recommended to evaluate the effectiveness of back musculature training in helicopter back pain.

Descriptors :   *PILOTS, *HELICOPTERS, *MUSCLES, *PAIN, *ENDURANCE(PHYSIOLOGY), MEASUREMENT, TRAINING, THESES, MILITARY RESEARCH, PREVENTION, EXERCISE(PHYSIOLOGY).

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE