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Document ID (ISN)110163
CIS number 09-1168
ISSN - Serial title 0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Barrero L.H., Katz J.N., Dennerlein J.T.
Title Validity of self-reported mechanical demands for occupational epidemiologic research of musculoskeletal disorders
Bibliographic information 2009, Vol.35, No.4, p.245-260. Illus. 104 ref.
Abstract The objective of this literature survey was to describe the validity of self-reported work-related mechanical demands using observation-based exposure assessments. Overall, the validity depends on study-specific factors often not examined.
Descriptors (primary) subjective assessment; epidemiology; reliability; musculoskeletal diseases; physical workload
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; vibration; exposure evaluation; work posture; manual handling; repetitive work
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceColombia; USA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Epidemiology
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system