Prevalence of low back pain in long distance truck drivers of mountainous terrain

Manish Goon, Sutanu Ghoshal, Baskaran Chandrasekaran, Bidhan Chandra Sharma

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

The incidence of back pain in the truck drivers of mountainous areas is unknown. The occupational wellbeing and the incidence of low back pain in professional Truck Drivers were investigated regarding low back symptoms, personal, occupational, environmental, social and ergonomical factors using a well validated questionnaire. Of 200 truck drivers included, the prevalence of back pain is 73.52%.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Occupational, Social, and Organizational Ergonomics
PublisherCRC Press/Balkema
Pages516-522
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781439835098
ISBN (Print)9781439835074
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2010

    Fingerprint

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

Cite this

Goon, M., Ghoshal, S., Chandrasekaran, B., & Sharma, B. C. (2010). Prevalence of low back pain in long distance truck drivers of mountainous terrain. In Advances in Occupational, Social, and Organizational Ergonomics (pp. 516-522). CRC Press/Balkema. https://doi.org/10.1201/EBK1439835074