Lumbar Breakdown Caused by Erect Posture in Man

Frederick P. Thieme

In this study of lumbar breakdown (specifically spodylolisthesis and herniated intervertebral discs), Frederick P. Thieme finds that mechanical strains resulting from erect posture and lumbar curvature do contribute to low back breakdown in humans.

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Publisher: Museum of Anthropology

Year of Publication: 1950

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Pages: 44

Price: $5.00

Print ISBN: 978-1-949098-39-6

Ebook ISBN: 978-1-951519-64-3

Series / Number: Anthropological Papers No. 4

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