JOINT BONE SPINE, vol.76, no.3, pp.281-285, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOINT BONE SPINE
Low back pain, Muscle endurance, Trunk extensor muscles, Functional disability evaluation, LOW-BACK-PAIN, TRUNK MUSCLE STRENGTH, CROSS-SECTIONAL AREA, PHYSICAL-EXERCISE, LIFTING STRENGTH, RISK INDICATORS, ENDURANCE, PREVALENCE, WORKERS, DETERMINANTS
Objectives: Biering-Sorensen test is an isometric back endurance test. Biering-Sorensen test scores have varied in different cultural and occupational groups. The aims of this study were to collect normative data on Biering-Sorensen holding times, to determine the discriminative ability of the Biering-Sorensen test in Turkish coal miners, and to examine the association between Biering-Sorensen test result and functional disability.