Hard work never hurt anyone: or did it? A review of occupational associations with soft tissue musculoskeletal disorders of the neck and upper limb


Walker-Bone, K. and Cooper, C. (2005) Hard work never hurt anyone: or did it? A review of occupational associations with soft tissue musculoskeletal disorders of the neck and upper limb. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 64, (10), 1391-1396. (doi:10.1136/ard.2003.020016).

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Original Publication URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ard.2003.020016

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Pain in the neck and upper limb is common and contributes considerably to absence from work due to sickness. Evidence suggest that prolonged abnormal posture and repetition contribute to such conditions. Psychosocial risk factors may also play a part in the aetiology of upper limb disorders.

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Keywords: upper limb disorders, epidemiology, occupation, classification
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
ePrint ID: 26102
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:15
Contact Email Address: k.walker-bone@bsms.ac.uk
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/26102

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