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Document ID (ISN)51753
CIS number 89-823
ISSN - Serial title 0173-3338 - Zentralblatt für Arbeitsmedizin, Arbeitsschutz, Prophylaxe und Ergonomie
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Klotzbücher E.
Title Musculoskeletal system and work strain
Original title Skelett- und Bewegungssystem und Arbeitsbeansprechung [in German]
Bibliographic information 1987, Vol.37, No.5, p.143-148. 86 ref.
Abstract Strain, as measured by heart rate and energy consumption, was compared with degenerative changes of the skeletal and locomotor systems. There is no protection against injuries offered by existing limitations on permissible load. Single loads and static work components seem to cause or promote injuries. For measuring local muscle strain the electromyogram is suitable. Biomechanics and orthopaedists must try to identify the forces affecting the skeletal system and locomotor apparatus, and conduct epidemiologic investigations to state reliable limits.
Descriptors (primary) physiology of musculoskeletal system; musculoskeletal diseases; physical workload
Descriptors (secondary) nutrition; measurement of physical workload; pulse rate
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational physiology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Nutrition
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system