The Association Between Combination of Hand Force and Forearm Posture and Incidence of Lateral Epicondylitis in a Working Population

@article{Fan2014TheAB,
  title={The Association Between Combination of Hand Force and Forearm Posture and Incidence of Lateral Epicondylitis in a Working Population},
  author={Z. Joyce Fan and Barbara Silverstein and Stephen S Bao and Dave K. Bonauto and Ninica Howard and Caroline K. Smith},
  journal={Human factors},
  year={2014},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={
          151-65
        }
}
  • Z. Joyce Fan, Barbara Silverstein, +3 authors Caroline K. Smith
  • Published in Human Factors 2014
  • Engineering, Medicine, Computer Science
  • OBJECTIVE The objective of this prospective study is to investigate the exposure-response relationships between various workplace physical exposures of force, repetition, and their combination assessed at an individual level with lateral epicondylitis (LE). BACKGROUND Workplace upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders (UEMSDs) are prevalent, disabling, and expensive. LE is one of the major UEMSDs in active workers. METHOD We used detailed health history, symptoms, and physical examination… CONTINUE READING

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