The vertebrate which is located in between the pelvis and rib cage is called lumbar spine. It is specified as the longest segment of the column. The special feature of this lumbar spine is that it lacks foramen transversarium. These have been named as L1 to L5. The main function of these vertebrae is to provide movement to the body and support the weight. Cervical spine is present just inferior to the skull. It is the smallest vertebrae in human body. The lumbar vertebrae help support the weight of the body, and allows free movement.
The open access journals are peer reviewed scholarly journals of journals of Spine. The top open access journals are freely available on the public internet domain, allowing any end users to read, download, copy, distribute, prink, search or link to the full texts of the articles. These provide high quality, meticulously reviewed and rapid publication, to cater the insistent need of scientific community. These journals are indexed with all their citations noted. The top open access journals are indexed in SCOPUS, COPERNICUS, CAS, EBSCO and ISI.
Last date updated on July, 2014