Postural support by a standing aid alleviating subjective discomfort among cooks in a forward-bent posture during food preparation.

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In this study, we evaluated the effects on subjective discomfort among cooks during food preparation through use of a standing aid that we developed to alleviate the workload on the low back in the forward-bent posture. Twelve female cooks who worked in a kitchen in a nursing home were asked to prepare foods in 2 working postures: (a) supported by the… (More)

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@article{Iwakiri2008PosturalSB, title={Postural support by a standing aid alleviating subjective discomfort among cooks in a forward-bent posture during food preparation.}, author={Kazuyuki Iwakiri and Reiko Kunisue and Midori Sotoyama and Hiroshi Udo}, journal={Journal of occupational health}, year={2008}, volume={50 1}, pages={57-62} }