Search for dissertations about: "Musculoskeletal disorder"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words Musculoskeletal disorder.

  1. 1. New aspects of physical work load as a risk factor for musculoskeletal disorders

    Author : Marketta Häkkänen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; musculoskeletal disorder; upper limb; neck; shoulder; low back; physical work load; risk factor; job experience; trigger; interview; intervention; exposure assessment;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT This study investigated new aspects of physical load factors as risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders among industrial employees. The following issues were in focus: the effect of physical work load and job experience on morbidity from musculoskeletal disorders, the incidence rates and induction times for these disorders, and the triggering factors for incident low back pain. READ MORE

  2. 2. Musculoskeletal disorders and whole-body vibration exposure among professional drivers of all-terrain vehicles

    Author : Börje Rehn; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Whole-body vibration; Shock; Ergonomics; Epidemiology; Musculoskeletal; Driver; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Musculoskeletal disorders are common among professional driver groups. Ergonomic risk factors at work are often suggested as causative, aggravating or preserving. READ MORE

  3. 3. Attitudes of responsibility for musculoskeletal disorders

    Author : Maria E H Larsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; responsibility; attitude; musculoskeletal disorders; cross-sectional study; qualitative content analysis; physiotherapy; outcome of treatment; psychometric properties; validity; reliability;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Musculoskeletal disorders are common in the population and almost everyone will experience musculoskeletal discomfort at some point in life. Besides causing pain and disability, musculoskeletal disorders also involve economic burdens on individuals, health systems, and social care systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Balancing intrusive illness the experiences of people with musculoskeletal problems

    University dissertation from Umeå : Omvårdnad

    Author : Birgitta Wiitavaara; Högskolan i Gävle.; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; musculoskeletal problems; health experiences; illness; wellness; grounded theory; content analysis; balancing; disease course; uncontrollable fluctuations; symptoms; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to explore and describe the health experiences of men and women with musculoskeletal problems. The specific aims of the four papers were: (I) to explore the experience of illness and wellness among ambulance personnel with musculoskeletal symptoms; (II) to explore the experience of illness and wellness among female health care personnel with musculoskeletal symptoms; (III) to explore the experience of bodily illness among people with musculoskeletal problems in the neck-shoulder region, and; (IV) to investigate the symptoms described by people with non-specific neck-shoulder problems, to investigate the method of development of neck-shoulder questionnaires that assesses pain and other symptoms, to analyse the content and items of these questionnaires, and to compare the findings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Factors related to musculoskeletal disorders in Swedish police

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare

    Author : Louise B. Larsen; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Load carriage; Musculoskeletal pain; Occupational health; Police;

    Abstract : Background: Police working in active duty are subject to occupation-specific exposures in the workplace which could place them at an increased risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders. These exposures include the requirement to wear a duty belt and body armour as well as sitting for long periods in fleet vehicles. READ MORE