Search for dissertations about: "musculoskeletal stress"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 74 swedish dissertations containing the words musculoskeletal stress.

  1. 1. Workplace stress measured by Job Stress Survey and relationships to musculoskeletal complaints

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Psychology, Umeå University

    Author : Stefan Holmström; [2008]
    Keywords : Job stress; Job Stress Survey; work-related stress; musculoskeletal complaints; metal industry; differential item functioning; medical service; longitudinal;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis was to evaluate and test the Job Stress Survey (JSS, Spielberger, 1991; Spielberger & Vagg, 1999), a self-report instrument which assesses workplace stress. In the thesis a thorough evaluation is made of JSS scales and items, and the relations to health, particularly musculoskeletal complaints. READ MORE

  2. 2. Workplace stress measured by Job Stress Survey and relationships to musculoskeletal complaints

    University dissertation from Umeå : Psykologi

    Author : Stefan Holmström; Bo Molander; Margareta Barnekow-Bergkvist; Lars R Bergman; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Job stress; Job Stress Survey; work-related stress; musculoskeletal complaints; metal industry; differential item functioning; medical service; longitudinal.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis was to evaluate and test the Job Stress Survey (JSS, Spielberger, 1991; Spielberger & Vagg, 1999), a self-report instrument which assesses workplace stress. In the thesis a thorough evaluation is made of JSS scales and items, and the relations to health, particularly musculoskeletal complaints. READ MORE

  3. 3. Psychophysiological reactions to experimental stress : relations to pain sensitivity, position sense and stress perception

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Marina Heiden; [2006]
    Keywords : public health; autonomic activity; cognitive-behavioral training; muscle oxygenation; physical activity; position sense; pressure-pain thresholds; sick leave; stress;

    Abstract : Stress and monotonous work contribute substantially to the development of chronic musculoskeletal disorders. Yet, the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying the process, particularly the involvement of autonomic regulation, remain unclear. READ MORE

  4. 4. Psychophysiological reactions to experimental stress relations to pain sensitivity, position sense and stress perception

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Marina Heiden; Eugene Lyskov; Tohr Nilsson; Ulf Lundberg; [2006]
    Keywords : public health; autonomic activity; cognitive-behavioral training; muscle oxygenation; physical activity; position sense; pressure-pain thresholds; sick leave; stress; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Stress and monotonous work contribute substantially to the development of chronic musculoskeletal disorders. Yet, the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying the process, particularly the involvement of autonomic regulation, remain unclear. READ MORE

  5. 5. Advanced Knowledge Work and Stress-related Symptoms Epidemiology and Clinical Intervention Studies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Clairy Wiholm; Bengt Arnetz; Bo Melin; Ulf Lundberg; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social medicine; musculoskeletal; hedache; skinsymptoms; physiology; psychosocial; stress management; intervention; Socialmedicin; MEDICINE Social medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Well educated knowledge workers are a growing group of the work force. Little research has been conducted on this group regarding possible work-related health symptoms, as well as interventions in order to reduce work-related stress. This thesis describes the current work-related symptoms and potential risk and salutogenic, i.e. READ MORE