The influence of a dynamic elastic garment on musculoskeletal and respiratory wellness in computer users.

@article{Decker2016TheIO,
  title={The influence of a dynamic elastic garment on musculoskeletal and respiratory wellness in computer users.},
  author={M. H. Decker and Kellie A Gomas and Steven J. Narvy and C Thomas Vangsness},
  journal={International journal of occupational safety and ergonomics : JOSE},
  year={2016},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={
          550-556
        }
}
BACKGROUND Evidence is growing that computer users are at increased risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders, particularly those involving the upper extremity, with significant financial cost and lost productivity. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the short-term effects of wearing a dynamic elastic garment (Posture Shirt[Formula: see text]; AlignMed, USA) on musculoskeletal wellness and health in the computer workplace. METHODS Ninety-six computer users were… CONTINUE READING

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