On the Effects of a Workplace Fitness Program upon Pain Perception: a Case Study Encompassing Office Workers in a Portuguese Context

@article{Macedo2010OnTE,
  title={On the Effects of a Workplace Fitness Program upon Pain Perception: a Case Study Encompassing Office Workers in a Portuguese Context},
  author={Angela C. Macedo and C Santana Trindade and Ana Paula Xavier Brito and M. Socorro Dantas},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={228-233}
}
Introduction Office workers share several behavioural patterns: they work seated without moving for long times, they use only a few specific muscles of their arms, wrists and hands, and they keep an overall poor body posture. These working patterns generate musculoskeletal disorders, and produce discomfort or pain. Implementation of a work fitness program is thus a low-cost strategy to reduce/prevent body pain derived from work. The aim of this study was to test the benefits of a workplace… CONTINUE READING
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