Computer Use Patterns Associated with Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Symptoms

@article{Menndez2007ComputerUP,
  title={Computer Use Patterns Associated with Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Symptoms},
  author={Cammie K. Chaumont Men{\'e}ndez and Benjamin C. Amick and Che-Hsu Joe Chang and Jack Tigh Dennerlein and Ronald B. Harrist and Mark W. Jenkins and Michelle M. Robertson and Jeffrey N. Katz},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
  year={2007},
  volume={18},
  pages={166-174}
}
Introduction Over half of surveyed college students are experiencing pain they are attributing to computer use. The study objective was to evaluate the effect of computing patterns on upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms. Methods Symptom experiences and computing/break patterns were reported several times daily over three weeks for 30 undergraduate students over a semester. Two-level logistic regression models described the daily association between each computing pattern and both any and… CONTINUE READING

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