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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the opinions of experienced cyclists on perceived influence of a posture-cueing shirt with compressive properties on their comfort and recovery. METHODS Twenty experienced cyclists wore a compressive shirt during rides and as a postride recovery shirt; cyclists rated their perceived experiences during(More)
Low-back pain is a major occupational health problem. Risk factors predisposing to the development of low-back pain are discussed. These include individual risk factors such as age, sex, anthropometry, musculoskeletal abnormalities, muscle strength and physical fitness, psychological factors, and previous attacks of low-back pain and workplace factors such(More)
Three university students were exposed to toxic vapours (acryloyl chloride 96% and methacrylic anhydride 94%) in a laboratory accident. They all gave a history of minimal exposure and presented with mild symptoms. One patient died on the same day. The other two cases were uneventful. This paper reports on these three cases, followed by a discussion on(More)
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