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- Confusion surrounding repetitive strain injury highlighted at conference. Silversides, Ann // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;05/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 10, p1459
Looks at the problems surrounding repetitive strain injuries as presented at the 1997 Symposium on Global Rehabilitation Trends in Toronto. Proliferation of terms used to describe disorders of the neck and upper limbs; Nonspecific nature of the medical conditions; Management of such injuries.
- Stop when it hurts. // Current Health 1;Feb95, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p17
Describes the experiences of two teenagers who suffered from overuse injuries. Refusal to heed pains as warning signs; Types of injuries; Prevention. INSET: Recognizing & preventing injuries..
- Who's right? Is CTDs outlook improving or are they `alarming' epidemic? // Occupational Hazards;Mar96, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p23
Presents divergent views on cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs) of the upper extremities or overuse injuries. Labor groups' view that CTDs is an epidemic crying out for an Occupational Safety and Health Administration standard; Business groups' view that it is a declining problem that is being...
- Ergonomics: A good place to start. Werrell, Marjorie; Koutsandreas, Zachary J. // Occupational Hazards;Sep97, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p37
Focuses on the costs and problems of repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) and the basics of implementing an ergonomics program in your company. Detailed information on four common fallacies of ergonomics; Estimation on the costs associated with repetitive strain injuries; How to indentify...
- Women suffer more from CTDs. // IIE Solutions;Oct95, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p9
Reports that women working in processing, machining and fabricated jobs have the highest risk of cumulative trauma disorder (CTDs). Statistical findings of the survey on Ontario, Canadian workers; Interpretation of the results by Dr. Frederick D. Ashbury, who conducted the study; Findings of...
- Cumulative trauma disorders: Keyboard or software design? Austin, Hank; Johnson, Michael // IIE Solutions;Jun97, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p36
Investigates the factors affecting the cumulative trauma disorders (CTD) including the improper use of computer keyboard and the office environment. Improper hand postures analysis; Effect of combination keystrokes; Analysis on repetitive motion and micromotion; Conclusion.
- Repetitive motion injuries decline. Frazee, Valerie // Personnel Journal;Aug96, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p24
Reports on the decline in the number of repetitive motion injuries in the United States from 1993 to 1994. Figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics; Disagreement among researchers on the proper ergonomic standards to prevent repetitive motion injuries and illnesses.
- A growing epidemic. // Executive Report;Dec95, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p11
Reports on a list of working Americans who were slowed by repetitive motion injury. Study conducted; Statistics.
- RELEARNING TO TYPE. Selvin, Barbara W. // Columbia Journalism Review;Jan/Feb94, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p13
Examines the success of retraining computer users proper typing techniques to prevent repetitive strain injuries (RSI). Components of right typing; Muscles to use; Literature on RSI.