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IJmker, S. (author), Huysmans, M.A. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Worldwide, millions of office workers use a computer. Reports of adverse health effects due to computer use have received considerable media attention. This systematic review summarises the evidence for a relationship between the duration of work time spent using the computer and the incidence of hand-arm and neck-shoulder symptoms and disorders...
article 2007
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), IJmker, S. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), de Korte, E.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Introduction: The objective of the present study is to describe the extent of productivity loss among computer workers with neck/shoulder symptoms and hand/arm symptoms, and to examine associations between pain intensity, various physical and psychosocial factors and productivity loss in computer workers with neck/shoulder and hand/arm symptoms....
article 2007
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Visser, B. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
A review of the literature on the pathophysiology of upper extremity muscle disorders (UEMDs) was performed. An overview is given of clinical findings and hypotheses on the pathogenesis of UEMDs. The literature indicates that disorders of muscle cells and limitations of the local circulation underlie UEMDs. However, these disorders identified do...
article 2006
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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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Willems, J.H.B.M. (author)
The Health Council of the Netherlands has published its advisory report on Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). The report provides clear information on the state of this syndrome, including the definition of the problem, the epidemiology, various hypothetical pathophysiological mechanisms, occupational and personal risk factors, and possible methods...
article 2002
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Bongers, P.M. (author), Kremer, A.M. (author), ter Laak, J. (author), TNO Arbeid (author)
Background: In 1993, an extensive review on the role of psychosocial factors in the development of musculoskeletal problems was published by Bongers et al (1993). Since then, additional reviews on this topic have been published; however, none of these focussed on upper limb problems. Methods: In this systematic review, the methodological quality...
article 2002
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Bongers, P.M. (author), TNO Arbeid (author)
Shoulder pain is widespread and imposes a considerable burden on the affected person and society. Women seem to have more shoulder problems than men, and the frequency of shoulder pain increases with age. Smoking and previous trauma are associated with shoulder pain. A recent systematic review of the literature by van der Windt et al looked at...
article 2001
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