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Document ID (ISN)39757
CIS number 83-777
ISSN - Serial title 0081-928X - Sumitomo Bulletin of Industrial Health
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Morishita T., Horiguchi S., Ichikawa N.
Title Industrial hygienic study on low back disorders among female workers
Bibliographic information Apr. 1982, No.18, p.203-220. Illus. 23 ref.
Abstract 680 women at day nurseries and school canteens, and 79 applicants for day nurseries were studied. Work-time studies, various questionnaires, physical fitness tests and orthopedic examinations were included. The incidence of low-back disorders was higher in school canteens than at the other workplaces. Factors significant for development of low-back disorders in day nursery staff were handling weight, floor condition at the workplace, marriage status, strength of abdominal and back muscles, and spinal mobility.
Descriptors (primary) musculoskeletal diseases; women; back disorders
Descriptors (secondary) day nurseries; group catering
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Nutrition
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system