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Reducing musculoskeletal disorders among computer operators: comparison between ergonomics interventions at the workplace.

Authors
  • Levanon, Yafa
  • Gefen, Amit
  • Lerman, Yehuda
  • Givon, Uri
  • Ratzon, Navah Z
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ergonomics
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2012
Volume
55
Issue
12
Pages
1571–1585
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1080/00140139.2012.726654
PMID: 23039764
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study aimed to test the efficacy of an individual workplace intervention programme among computer workers by evaluating musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), body posture, upper extremity kinematics, muscle activity and psychosocial factors were tested. The proposed ergonomics interventions effectively reduced MSDs and improved body posture.

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