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Botter, J. (author), Burford, E.M. (author), Commissaris, D. (author), Könemann, R. (author), Mastrigt, S.H.V. (author), Ellegast, R.P. (author)
The aim of this research paper was to investigate the effect, both biomechanically and physiologically, of two dynamic workstations currently available on the commercial market. The dynamic workstations tested, namely the Treadmill Desk by LifeSpan and the LifeBalance Station by RightAngle, were compared to the more conventional seated and...
conference paper 2013
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Burford, E.M. (author), Botter, J. (author), Commissaris, D. (author), Könemann, R. (author), Hiemstra-Van Mastrigt, S. (author), Ellegast, R.P. (author)
The effect of different workstations, conventional and dynamic, on different types of performance measures for several different office and computer based task was investigated in this research paper. The two dynamic workstations assessed were the Lifespan Treadmill Desk and the RightAngle LifeBalance Station, and the two conventional...
conference paper 2013
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Groenesteijn, L. (author), Ellegast, R.P. (author), Keller, K. (author), Krause, F. (author), Berger, H. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author)
In the present study, we investigated the effect of office tasks on posture and movements in field settings, and the comfort rating for chair characteristics and correlation with type of task. The tasks studied were: computer work, telephoning, desk work and conversation. Postures, movements, chair part inclinations and comfort rating data were...
article 2012
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Huysmans, M.A. (author), IJmker, S. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose: To identify the risk factors for the onset of arm-wrist-hand and neck-shoulder symptoms among office workers and to estimate the relative contribution of these risk factors by calculating Population Attributable Fractions (PAFs). Methods: A prospective cohort study was conducted among 1951 office workers with a follow-up duration of 2...
article 2012
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Few studies have examined the concepts of workstyle and overcommitment in relation to the occurrence of neck and upper limb symptoms. The aim of this study was to examine whether a high-risk workstyle is a mediator in the relation of work-related exposure (job demands and computer work) and overcommitment to neck and upper limb symptoms. The...
article 2007
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Visser, B. (author), Nielsen, P.K. (author), de Kraker, H. (author), Smits, M. (author), Jensen, B.R. (author), Veeger, D. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), KvL (author)
The object of the current study was to determine whether static contraction of proximal musculature has an effect on the blood flow more distally in the upper extremity. Static contractions of muscles in the neck shoulder region at three levels (relaxed, shoulders elevated and shoulders elevated loaded with 4.95 kg each) were combined with...
article 2006
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Visser, B. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author), de Graaff, M.P. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author)
The objective of the present study was to gain insight into the effects of precision demands and mental pressure on the load of the upper extremity. Two computer mouse tasks were used: an aiming and a tracking task. Upper extremity loading was operationalized as the myo-electric activity of the wrist flexor and extensor and of the trapezius...
article 2004
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TNO Arbeid (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), Thé, K.H. (author)
Objectives. This study evaluated the effects on work-related neck and upper-limb disorders among computer workers stimulated (by a software program) to take regular breaks and perform physical exercises. Possible effects on sick leave and productivity were studied as well. Methods. A randomized controlled design was used with cluster...
article 2003
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de Looze, M.P. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author)
Software programs cueing computer workers to apply regular breaks and physical exercises may help in reducing work-related upper limb disorders. The effects of such a program was investigated among 268 computer workers with upper limb disorders, who were randomised into a control group, a group cued to take extra breaks and a group cued to...
conference paper 2002
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