Relationship between energy expenditure and productivity of sugar cane cutters and stackers.

@article{Lambert1994RelationshipBE,
  title={Relationship between energy expenditure and productivity of sugar cane cutters and stackers.},
  author={Michael Ian Lambert and E J Cheevers and Y Coopoo},
  journal={Occupational medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={190-4}
}
The main aim of this study was to measure the energy expenditure of sugar cane cutters and stackers during a normal working day and to relate this to their productivity (tonnes of cane cut or stacked per day). A secondary aim of the study was to relate the food and fluid ingestion of the workers during the day to energy expenditure, productivity and changes in body mass. Cutters (n = 12) and stackers (n = 12), who were randomly selected from all the workers (n = 50) on a Natal sugar estate in… CONTINUE READING