Association between high fear-avoidance beliefs about physical activity and chronic disabling low back pain in nurses in Japan

Abstract Background High prevalence of low back pain (LBP) in nurses has been reported globally. Ergonomic factors and work-related psychosocial factors have been focused on as risk factors. However, evidence on the role of fear-avoidance beliefs (FABs) concerning LBP in nurses is lacking. This stud...

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Main Authors: Tomoko Fujii, Hiroyuki Oka, Kenichiro Takano, Fuminari Asada, Takuo Nomura, Kayo Kawamata, Hiroshi Okazaki, Sakae Tanaka, Ko Matsudaira
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-11-01
Series:BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
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