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ID (ISN) del documento50653
Número CIS 88-2092
Año 1987
Número de serie Undersökningsrapport 1987:10
Autor(es) Sundelin G., Hagberg M., Hammarström U.
Título Muscular strain and subjective experiences of different types of pause during work with video display terminals
Título original Muskulär belastning och subjektiva upplevelser vid olika typer av pauser under arbete med ordbehandlingsdator [en sueco]
Información bibliográfica Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen, Publikationsservice, 171 84 Solna, Sweden, 1987. 21p. Illus. 28 ref.
Resumen Assessment of the muscular strain and the influence of different types of pause during work with VDT terminals. 12 secretaries, from 21 to 48 years old, participated in the study. They had to work during 3 periods of 30 minutes each and every 6 minutes a pause of 15-20 seconds was taken. The pauses were of 3 types: passive pause (the operator rested on the seat with the eyes shut), active pause (doing gymnastic movements) and work breaks (leaving the room). The results showed that muscular strain was low and similar for all the pauses, with the exception of the active pause, where the muscular activity was high during a short period. The subjective evaluation of the pauses was very individual (9 preferred some kind of muscular activation: gymnastics or work breaks). Perceived fatigue in the eyes and limbs was the same for the 3 types of pause.
Descriptores (primarios) pantallas de visualización; extensometría; trabajo de oficina; pausas
Descriptores (secundarios) gimnasia y relajación; informe; fatiga subjetiva; estudio comparado; valoración ergonómica; fatiga física; fisiología del trabajo
Tipo de documento E - Libros, informes, actas
Tema(s) Fisiología del trabajo
Broad subject area(s) Fisiología, ergonomía
Navegación por categoria(s) Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)
Physical fitness programmes