Job demands, muscle activity and musculoskeletal symptoms in relation to work with the computer mouse.

@article{Jensen1998JobDM,
  title={Job demands, muscle activity and musculoskeletal symptoms in relation to work with the computer mouse.},
  author={Chris Jensen and Vilhelm Borg and Lawrence Finsen and Klaus Hansen and Birgit Juul-Kristensen and Hanne Christensen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  year={1998},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={418-24}
}
OBJECTIVES This study assessed work postures, movements, psychosocial job demands, and shoulder and wrist extensor muscle activity and registered the prevalence of musculoskeletal symptoms of computer-aided design (CAD) operators. METHODS A questionnaire survey was used to study the use of the computer mouse, psychosocial work factors, and musculoskeletal symptoms among 149 CAD operators. A workplace study was performed using observations, electrogoniometers on the wrists, and… CONTINUE READING