Loads of housework? Biomechanical assessments of the upper limbs in women performing common household tasks.

PURPOSE Housework is a form of regular manual work that is often performed by women. Little is known about the entity of biomechanical exposure to the upper limbs during typical housework tasks. This study aims to make an initial quantitative estimate of some such exposures. METHODS We conducted objective assessments of biomechanical exposure to the upper… CONTINUE READING