Search for dissertations about: "rotary wing pilots"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words rotary wing pilots.

  1. 1. On neck load among helicopter pilots : Effects of head worn equipment, whole body vibration and neck position

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy and Elderly Care Research (NEUROTEC)

    Author : Marcus Thuresson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Biomechanics; cervical spine; electromyography; head-worn equipment; helicopter pilots; laboratory; male; mechanical load; neck load; night vision goggles; rotary wing pilots; statistics; transmissibility; whole body vibration.;

    Abstract : Introduction: Helicopter pilots complain of pain originating from the neck region. The causes are still basically unknown, but the ergonomic situation when flying a helicopter, with unfavorable load caused by static neck and body positions, whole-body vibration and heavy head-worn equipment, has been suggested as a risk factor. READ MORE