New avenues in research on musculoskeletal disorders.

  title={New avenues in research on musculoskeletal disorders.},
  author={E. Viikari-Juntura and Hilkka Riihim{\"a}ki},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  volume={25 6},
Recent reviews on musculoskeletal disorders have clearly pointed out the need for more good-quality original research. Both symptom-based and objective outcome assessment methods should be improved. A variety of methods exists to assess exposure for short-term outcomes, whereas exposure assessment strategies for outcomes with long induction times should be developed. The change in exposure patterns--less force demands, more static, visual, cognitive, psychological and social load--will continue… CONTINUE READING