Searched for: subject:"Upper%5C+limb"
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Coenen, P. (author), Hulsegge, G. (author), Daams, J.G. (author), van Geenen, R.G. (author), Kerkhoffs, G.M. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), Huirne, J.A. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), Kuijser, P.P. (author)
Objectives Orthopaedic surgery is primarily aimed at improving function and pain reduction. Additional integrated care may enhance patient’s participation in sports and work, possibly improving performance of physical activities and quality of life (QoL). We aimed to assess the effectiveness of integrated care among orthopaedic surgery patients....
article 2020
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Huysamen, K. (author), Bosch, T. (author), de Looze, M. (author), Stadler, K.S. (author), Graf, E. (author), O'Sullivan, L.W. (author)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a passive upper body exoskeleton on muscle activity, perceived musculoskeletal effort, local perceived pressure and subjective usability for a static overhead task. Eight participants (4 male, 4 female) held a load (0 kg and 2 kg) three times overhead for a duration of 30 s each, both with and...
article 2018
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Douwes, M. (author), de Kraker, H. (author)
To support health and safety practitioners in their obligation of risk assessment the 'Hand Arm Risk Assessment Method' (HARM) was developed. This tool can be used by any type of company for risk assessment of developing arm, neck or shoulders symptoms (pain) resulting from light manual tasks.This paper describes the development of HARM1.0. A...
article 2014
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Douwes, M. (author), Boocock, M. (author), Coenen, P. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author), Bosch, T. (author)
The Hand Arm Risk assessment Method (HARM) is a simplified risk assessment method for determining musculoskeletal symptoms to the arm, neck and/or shoulder posed by hand-arm tasks of the upper body. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the predictive validity of HARM using data collected from a three year prospective cohort Study on...
article 2014
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Kuijt-Evers, L.F.M. (author), Könemann, R. (author), Hallbeck, M.S. (author)
The aim of the current study was to investigate the effect of the canopy shape of an umbrella on physical load when holding the umbrella in different circumstances. For this purpose, thirteen subjects participated in this study and muscle activity of seven muscles of the upper limb (including the forearm) was measured for 5 wind speeds (4, 5, 6,...
article 2013
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Speklé, E.M. (author), Hoozemans, M.J.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author)
The aim of this study was to determine whether results from the RSI QuickScan questionnaire on risk factors for arm, shoulder and neck symptoms can predict future arm, neck and shoulder symptoms in a population of computer workers. For this prospective cohort study, with a follow-up of 24 months, 3383 workers who regularly worked with a computer...
article 2012
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de Kraker, H. (author), Douwes, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
For the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment we developed a tool to assess the risks of developing complaints of the arm, neck or shoulders during manual work. The tool was developed for every type of organization and is easy to use, does not require measurements other than time and can be used without training or ergonomic expertise....
conference paper 2008
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de Kraker, H. (author), de Korte, E. (author), van Mil, F. (author), Rijs, B. (author), Bongers, P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The aim of this study was to determine the effect of a tactile feedback signal on hovering behaviour, productivity, usability and comfort after 1 week of using an experimental mouse. In a randomized controlled trial, a regular computer mouse was compared to a new developed mouse with a tactile, vibrating feedback signal to prevent unnecessary...
article 2008
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Schoone, M. (author), van Os, P. (author), Campagne, A. (author), TNO Industrie en Techniek TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
ACRE is a robotic training device for rehabilitation of the upper limbs. ACRE stimulates patients to train their affected arm more frequently and repetitively, via so called game based therapy. A prototype of ACRE (ACRE2) was tested in a user trial with patients who had recently suffered a stroke. Therapists concluded that the ACRE can be useful...
conference paper 2007
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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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Bernaards, C.M. (author), Ariëns, G.A.M. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study assessed the effectiveness of a single intervention targeting work style and a combined intervention targeting work style and physical activity on the recovery from neck and upper limb symptoms. Computer workers with frequent or long-term neck and upper limb symptoms were randomised into the work style group (WS, n = 152), work style...
article 2007
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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)
In former studies association s were found between a high-r isk workstyle and neck and upper limb symptoms. A high-risk workstyle implied : taking shorter or fewer breaks or even skip breaks, working through pain, anticipating the possible negative reactions of colleagues, and making high demands on one's own performances at work. Inthe present...
conference paper 2006
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Bongers, P.M. (author), IJmker, S. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Work related neck and upper limb symptoms have a multi-factorial origin. Possible risk factors are of a physical, psychosocial or personal origin. These factors can reinforce each other and their influence can also be mediated by cultural or societal factors. Initially, most research on neck and upper limb symptoms focused on work-related...
article 2006
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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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