Computer-associated health complaints and sources of ergonomic instructions in computer-related issues among Finnish adolescents: A cross-sectional study
- Self-reported workplace related ergonomic conditions as prognostic factors for musculoskeletal symptoms: the "BIT" follow up study on office workers. Juul-Kristensen, B.; Jensen, C. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Mar2005, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p188
Aims: To identify prognostic ergonomic and work technique factors far musculoskeletal symptoms among office workers and in a subgroup with highly monotonous repetitive computer work. Methods: A baseline questionnaire was delivered to 5033 office workers in 11 Danish companies in the first months...
- Â¿Usamos nuestro ordenador portÃ¡til de una forma saludable? Gacio Caballero, Olga M. // GestiÃ³n PrÃ¡ctica de Riesgos Laborales;abr2012, Issue 92, p46
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- BÄ°LGÄ°SAYAR KULLANANLARDA MESLEKÄ° KAS Ä°SKELET HASTALIKLARINDAN KORUNMA VE ERGONOMÄ°. Özcan, Emel; Esmaeilzadeh, Sina; Bölükbaş, Nalan // Nobel Medicus Journal;Jan-Apr2007, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p12
Due to rapid increase in the number of computer users among working population in the lase 20 years, there is a dramatic increase in work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDS). In scientific studies, it has been demonstrated that computer users are at increased risk of various painful and...
- Trapezius muscle motor unit activity in symptomatic participants during finger tapping using properly and improperly adjusted desks. Zennaro, Daniel; Lãubli, Thomas; Krebs, Denise; Krueger, Helmut; Klipstein, Andreas; Läubli, Thomas // Human Factors;Summer2004, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p252
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders in the neck-shoulder area and upper extremities are common among computer users, especially women. We compared temporal changes of motor unit (MU) activation in the trapezius muscle during finger tapping using both appropriate and inappropriate ergonomic...
- Long-awaited study adds fuel to debate on ergonomics rule. Hofman, Mark A. // Business Insurance;01/22/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p1
Reports the debate over a federal ergonomics standard related to musculoskeletal disorders among employees in the workplace in the United States. Causes of musculoskeletal disorders; Concerns of insurers on the benefits of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration standard (OSHA);...
- Practical Strategies for Improving Ergonomics. Wynn, Mike // Professional Safety;Feb2003, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p12
Presents practical strategies for improving occupational ergonomics in the U.S. Importance of occupational ergonomics in improving employee performance and well-being at work environment; Enhancement of human performance and prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders; Details on the goals...
- Take this quiz: Are your office ergonomics rife with risk? Nichols, Gerry // Fort Worth Business Press;2/21/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p30
Discusses the importance of office ergonomics in the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. Areas of work addressed by office ergonomics; Definition of musculoskeletal disorders; Types of musculoskeletal disorders.
- Psychosocial and Occupational Risk Factors of Musculoskeletal Pains among Computer Users: Retrospective Cross-Sectional Study in Iran. BOOGAR, ISAAC RAHIMIAN; MIRKOUHI, MEHDI GHODRATI // International Journal of Occupational Hygiene;Apr2013, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p46
Evaluation an etiological model with psychosocial and occupational risk factors has applied implication for therapeutic intervention. This research was aimed to investigate psychosocial and occupational risk factors of musculoskeletal pains among computer users in Semnan Province of Iran. In...
- Program Reduces Work-Related MSDs. // Professional Safety;Sep2002, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p13
Focuses on the Body Response Program, which is an ergonomic stretching and strengthening routine designed to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders in the United States. Reduction of injuries and lost time; Decline in workers' compensation costs; Boost in employee morale.