Is There a Relationship Between Lumbar Proprioception and Low Back Pain?

Authors Seyed Javad Mousavi , Jaap van Dieen , Henri Kiers , Kathryn Refshauge , Paulo Ferreira , Matthew Hoyan Tong
Published in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Publication date 2017
Research groups Lifestyle and Health
Type Article


Objective: To systematically review the relationship between lumbar proprioception and low back pain (LBP). Data Sources: Four electronic databases (PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL, SPORTDiscus) and reference lists of relevant articles were searched from inception to March-April 2014. Study Selection: Studies compared lumbar proprioception in patients with LBP with controls or prospectively evaluated the relationship between proprioception and LBP. Two reviewers independently screened articles and determined inclusion through consensus. Data Extraction: Data extraction and methodologic quality assessment were independently performed using standardized checklists


  • Henri Kiers | Researcher | Research group Lifestyle and Health
    Henri Kiers
    • Researcher
    • Research groups: Lifestyle and Health

Language English
Published in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Year and volume 98 1
Page range 120-136