Validation of the new whole-body vibration evaluation methods, Part B: a reanalysis of the data of the wbv-study

Project No. FF-FB 0082B

Status:

completed 06/2006

Aims:

Association with the German EPILIFT study. Examination of histological parameters in patients with disc prolaps of the lumbar spine. Check of the relationship between type and extent of histological degenerational and regenerational characteristics and occupational lumbar load.

Activities/Methods:

Recruitment of 100 study participants according to the EPILIFT study protocol. Histological examination of the lumbar discs probes. Conduction of a standardized interview concerning occupational work load. Development of analytical models for the interview.

Results:

See research project FF-FB0082

Last Update:

29-Nov-2012

Project

Financed by:
  • Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung e. V. (DGUV)
Research institution(s):
  • BG Klinik Bergmannstrost Universität Halle
Branche(s):

-cross sectoral-

Type of hazard:

-various

Catchwords:

Berufskrankheit, Psychische Beanspruchung/Belastung

Description, key words:

lumbar disc, chondrozytes

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