Neck postures in air traffic controllers with and without neck/shoulder disorders.

@article{Arvidsson2008NeckPI,
  title={Neck postures in air traffic controllers with and without neck/shoulder disorders.},
  author={Inger Arvidsson and Gert-{\AA}ke Hansson and Svend Erik Mathiassen and Staffan Skerfving},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={2008},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={255-60}
}
UNLABELLED Prolonged computer work with an extended neck is commonly believed to be associated with an increased risk of neck-shoulder disorders. The aim of this study was to compare neck postures during computer work between female cases with neck-shoulder disorders, and healthy referents. Based on physical examinations, 13 cases and 11 referents were selected among 70 female air traffic controllers with the same computer-based work tasks and identical workstations. Postures and movements were… CONTINUE READING