Computer-related musculoskeletal pain and discomfort among high school students
- Musculoskeletal Pain Associated With The Use Of Computer Systems In Nigeria. Adedoyin, Rufus A.; Idowu, Bimbo O.; Adagunodo, Rotimi E.; Idowu, Peter A. // Internet Journal of Pain, Symptom Control & Palliative Care;2004, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p1
Introduction: Computer related musculoskeletal disorders affect millions of computer users in developed nations. With proliferation of computer systems in the developing nations, the associated musculoskeletal pain is yet to be investigated. This serves as impetus for this study. Methods: A...
- Achilles tendinopathy. Luscombe, K.L.; Sharma, P.; Maffulli, N. // Trauma;Oct2003, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p215
Achilles tendinopathy is a common clinical condition. The aetiology of Achilles tendinopathy remains unclear, but is probably multifactorial resulting from a combination of intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Excessive loading of the tendon during vigorous training activities is regarded as the...
- Identify, Treat And Prevent Employees' Aches and Pains. Mirza, Beth // HR Magazine;Sep2011, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p22
The article focuses on the reduction and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace. It notes that employees with MSD tend to have days away from work due to pain, resulting into higher health costs and lower productivity. A column for MSD to be added to Form 300 is being...
- Reducing musculoskeletal burden through ergonomic program implementation in a large newspaper. Cole, Donald C.; Hogg-Johnson, Sheilah; Manno, Michael; Ibrahim, Selahadin; Wells, Richard P.; Ferrier, Sue E. // International Archives of Occupational & Environmental Health;Dec2006, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p98
Objectives: To assess the impact of a workplace ergonomic program to reduce musculoskeletal burden among newspaper employees and to understand relationships among participation, risk factor changes and health status within an employee cohort. Methods: We conducted repeat cross-sectional surveys,...
- Musculoskeletal Injuries. Weisman, Gerald // Studio Potter;Jun87, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p22
The article discusses the various types of musculoskeletal injuries experienced by ceramic artists. Common afflictions include lower back pain and repetitive motion disorders. The author cites several factors that contribute to musculoskeletal injuries, including environmental hazards,...
- An unexpected side effect of injury. Acosta, Kim; Potera, Carol // Shape;Nov2004, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p110
Presents information on orthopedic trauma.
- Comments on Torricelli et al.: Regenerative medicine for the treatment of musculoskeletal overuse injuries in competition horses. Carmona, Jorge; López, Catalina // International Orthopaedics;Nov2011, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p1745
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Regenerative Medicine for the Treatment of Musculoskeletal Overuse Injuries in Competition Horses," by P. Torricelli et al. in a previous issue.
- Think of Pregnancy Aches and Pains as Overuse Injuries. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Jul2000, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p16
Suggests that common musculoskeletal problems associated with pregnancy may represent overuse injuries.
- Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Rock Climbers. Dabholkar, Ajit; Tejani, Sinan; Yardi, Sujata // Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development;Oct-Dec2014, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p184
Introduction: In India, rock climbing comparatively is a new sport. An increase in indoor climbing facilities and the availability of natural rock formations has increased participation rates in India. It has also led to the development of sport climbing competitions. In this, competitors...