Epidemiology of work related neck and upper limb problems: Psychosocial and personal risk factors (Part I) and effective interventions from a bio behavioural perspective (Part II)

@article{Bongers2006EpidemiologyOW,
  title={Epidemiology of work related neck and upper limb problems: Psychosocial and personal risk factors (Part I) and effective interventions from a bio behavioural perspective (Part II)},
  author={Paulien M. Bongers and Stefan Ijmker and Swenneke van den Heuvel and Birgitte M. Blatter},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={272-295}
}
Work related neck and upper limb symptoms have a multi-factorial origin. Possible risk factors are of a physical, psychosocial or personal origin. These factors can reinforce each other and their influence can also be mediated by cultural or societal factors. Initially, most research on neck and upper limb symptoms focused on work-related physical exposure. Nowadays, psychosocial work characteristics are recognized as important risk factors. Various models have been developed to offer… CONTINUE READING
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