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Table 2 The predicted elastic and creep strains in different regions of this FE model under compressive force of 1000 N for 0.5 h

From: Effects of resting modes on human lumbar spines with different levels of degenerated intervertebral discs: a finite element investigation

  Anterior Middle Posterior
a. The predicted elastic and creep strains in different regions of L2
Elastic strain 6899 3006 3772
Creep strain 4964 2555 486
b. The predicted elastic and creep strains in different regions of L3
Elastic strain 6706 2935 3642
Creep strain 4064 2325 473
  1. (Units are micro-strains, where 10000 micro-strains = 1 % strains.)