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Document ID (ISN)43855
CIS number 85-841
ISSN - Serial title 0016-9900 - Gigiena i sanitarija
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Vanhanen V.D., Gončarov G.Ja., Makuha O.I., Artemov A.A.
Title Energy expenditure and energy requirements of women in cotton spinning and weaving mills
Original title Ėnergetičeskie zatraty i potrebnosti v ėnergii ženščin hlopčatobumažnogo prjadil'no-tkackogo proizvodstva [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1983, No.10, p.13-15. 10 ref.
Abstract The relationship between task and energy metabolism was determined for women performing 18 different tasks in a modern cotton textile plant. The physical effort required of the workers was moderate in more than half the cases; only 1.1% of the women performed extremely light or extremely heavy work. Energy expenditure during the workday was 918-1819kcal/60kg. There were more cases of energy expenditure above the 3.5kcal/kgh reference level in the spinning section of the plant than in the weaving section. The workers can be classified into 3 groups according to their dietary energy requirements.
Descriptors (primary) energy expenditure; diet; cotton industry; weaving; women; spinning
Descriptors (secondary) metabolic studies; work study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Textile and clothing industries
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Nutrition