Search for dissertations about: "Katarina Kjellberg"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Katarina Kjellberg.

  1. 1. Work technique in lifting and patient transfer tasks

    Author : Katarina Kjellberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : age; biomechanics; gender; lifting; low back disorders; methods; observations; nurses; patient comfort; patient handling; patient; safety; work technique;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore and develop methods for describing, analysing and assessing work technique in lifting and patient transfer tasks, and to study how the work technique is related to personal factors and aspects of patient quality and safety. The focus was on work technique features with implications for musculoskeletal load and for the development of musculoskeletal disorders. READ MORE