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

  title={The influence of a dynamic elastic garment on musculoskeletal and respiratory wellness in computer users},
  author={Michael Decker and Kellie A Gomas and Steven J. Narvy and C Thomas Vangsness},
  journal={International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics},
  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; AlignMed, USA) on musculoskeletal wellness and health in the computer workplace. Methods. Ninety-six computer users were evaluated. The Disabilities… 
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