Ergonomic risk factors for the wrists of hairdressers.

@article{Chen2010ErgonomicRF,
  title={Ergonomic risk factors for the wrists of hairdressers.},
  author={Hsieh-ching Chen and Cha-Mei Chang and Y Liu and Chih-Yong Chen},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={2010},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={98-105}
}
This study utilized a portable data logger to measure the wrist angles and forearm flexor and extensor electromyography (EMG) of 21 hairstylists. The hairstylists were divided into two groups, one with 11 barbers (9 males and 2 females) specializing in men's hairdressing, and one with 10 hairdressers (2 males and 8 females) specializing in women's hairdressing. The standard haircut task was divided into three subtasks: hair cutting, washing and blow-drying. The mechanical exposures of the… CONTINUE READING

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