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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2020, Vol. 7, Issue 4, Part E

The prevalence of low back pain in physiotherapy students


Author(s): Omeshree Nagrale

Abstract: Background: Low back pain (LBP) is a major cause of disability and the most common work-related musculoskeletal disorder among physiotherapists. This study examined the prevalence of low back pain among students undergoing training to become physiotherapists.
Aim: To study the prevalence of low back pain in physiotherapy students.
Methodology: This study was conducted in VSPM’S college of physiotherapy. I identified 40 physiotherapy in the college who satisfied the inclusion and exclusion criteria.
Conclusion: After survey on physiotherapy students we found 80% of students were suffering from low back pain. We found positive association between the duration and the following activities done in past months.


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How to cite this article:
Omeshree Nagrale. The prevalence of low back pain in physiotherapy students. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2020;7(4):293-296.
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