The Predictors of Low Back Pain in Helicopter Pilots


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Cinar-Medeni O., GÜZEL N. A., Erdogan M.

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.26, no.1, pp.15-18, 2015 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.12996/gmj.2015.05
  • Journal Name: GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.15-18
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Helicopter pilots frequently complain about low back pain (LBP). The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of age, body mass index, total flying hours, smoking habit, regular sports participation and core endurance on LBP, and to determine the predictors of LBP in helicopter pilots.