[The effect of aging on the peripheral functions in farmers and chain saw operators part 1. age-related changes in pain and vibratory sense thresholds (author's transl)].

Vibration hazards caused by using vibrating tools include such disorders as peripheral circulatory disturbances, peripheral nervous disturbances and abnormalities of the bones and joints. It is generally acknowledged that the effect of physiological aging on the nervous system gradually increases with age. In this paper, therefore to assess the effect of… CONTINUE READING