Biomechanical modelling of spinal stresses occurring during manual handling activities involving non-sagittal plane lifting


Grant Data
Project Title
Biomechanical modelling of spinal stresses occurring during manual handling activities involving non-sagittal plane lifting
Principal Investigator
Mr Evans, William Aldridge   (Principal investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
1991-09-01
Completion Date
1995-06-30
Amount
310000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
HKU Project Code
HKU 51/91
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
1991/1992
Status
Completed
Objectives
To develop a biomechanical model which would facilitate the investigation of stresses occurring on the lumbar intervertebral discs (specifically at the L5/L1 level) when the body is loaded assymetrically.