The relation between body mass index and musculoskeletal symptoms in the working population

  title={The relation between body mass index and musculoskeletal symptoms in the working population},
  author={Laura Viester and Evert A L M Verhagen and Karen M. Oude Hengel and Lando L. J. Koppes and Allard Johan Van der Beek and Paulien M. Bongers},
  booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders},
BACKGROUND The primary aim of this study was to investigate the association between BMI and musculoskeletal symptoms in interaction with physical workload. In addition, it was aimed to obtain insight into whether overweight and obesity are associated with an increase in occurrence of symptoms and/or decrease in recovery from symptoms. METHODS Based on a large working population sample (n = 44,793), using the data from The Netherlands Working Conditions Survey (NWCS), logistic regression… CONTINUE READING
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