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Document ID (ISN)102441
CIS number 03-1116
Year 2002
Convention or series no. KOSHA 2001-44-355
Author(s) Mun J.H.
Title Back pain prevention among workers - Back pain prevention through gymnastics
Original title Guloja yotong yebang (Yotong yebang chejo) [in Korean]
Bibliographic information Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency, 34-4 Gu-san dong, Bupyung gu, Inchon 403-711, Republic of Korea, July 2002. 29p. Illus.
Abstract This training manual aimed at workers presents simple stretching exercises for the prevention of back pain at worksites. For each exercise, it includes detailed explanations and drawings. The following exercises are proposed: strengthening of waist and abdominal muscles; relaxing of waist muscles; simultaneous strengthening of waist, abdomen, hip and leg muscles; exercises for persons with scoliosis; correct posture therapy; proper stretching exercises to ease back pain and types of stretching exercises which should be avoided.
Descriptors (primary) backache; training material; isometric exercise
Descriptors (secondary) Korea, Republic of; training manuals; work posture
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceKorea, Republic of
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system