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Fig. 2 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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From: Risk factors for back pain in marines; a prospective cohort study

Fig. 2

The Standing bow test. (Illustrations adapted from Monnier et al.: Inter- and intra-observer reliability of clinical movement-control tests for marines. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:263). Purpose: To test the ability of preventing flexion of the lumbar spine. Test movement: Forward lean by bending the hips to 50° flexion. Pass criteria: Maintenance of lumbar spine in a neutral position

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