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The effect of a lumbar support pillow on lumbar posture and comfort during a prolonged seated task

Overview of attention for article published in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies, July 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#25 of 399)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)

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Title
The effect of a lumbar support pillow on lumbar posture and comfort during a prolonged seated task
Published in
Chiropractic & Manual Therapies, July 2013
DOI 10.1186/2045-709x-21-21
Pubmed ID
Authors

Diane E Grondin, John J Triano, Steve Tran, David Soave

Abstract

Several risk factors exist for the development of low back pain, including prolonged sitting and flexed spinal curvature. Several investigators have studied lumbar support devices and spinal curvatures in sitting, however few have investigated a pain population and reported a quantitative measure of comfort. The purpose of the current project was to determine whether a lumbar support pillow, outfitted with a cut-out to accommodate the bulk of posterior pelvic soft tissue volume, is more effective than a standard chair in promoting a neutral spinal posture and improving subjective and objective measures of comfort in healthy individuals and patients with low back pain.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 1%
Estonia 1 1%
Germany 1 1%
Brazil 1 1%
Unknown 85 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 22 25%
Student > Bachelor 21 24%
Researcher 10 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 7%
Other 13 15%
Unknown 9 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 26 29%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 15%
Engineering 13 15%
Sports and Recreations 7 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 4%
Other 12 13%
Unknown 14 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 36. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 10 April 2020.
All research outputs
#560,611
of 15,000,578 outputs
Outputs from Chiropractic & Manual Therapies
#25
of 399 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#6,534
of 156,680 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Chiropractic & Manual Therapies
#1
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