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Fig. 3 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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

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The Single-leg small knee bend + lunge-lean 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 extension, flexion, side bend and rotation of the lumbar spine, and control movement of the hips. Test movement: Forward lean of the trunk, performed in a single leg knee-bend position, whilst holding the final position for 5 s. Pass criteria: The spine in a neutral position without deviations into flexion, extension, side bend or rotation

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