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2022 Oct 17


Chronic low back pain prevalence in Federal Highway Police Officers: A cross-sectional study.


Marins EF, Caputo EL, Freitas FC, Rombaldi AJ, da Silva MC, Alberton CL
Work. 2022 Oct 17.
PMID: 36278387.


Police officers are exposed to specific occupational tasks, which require lifting, trunk flexion and rotation, carrying weight, and frequent standing periods, which may be associated with an increased risk of experiencing low back pain (LBP).