Validity and reliability of a job factors questionnaire related to the work tasks of physical therapists.

@article{Shimabukuro2012ValidityAR,
  title={Validity and reliability of a job factors questionnaire related to the work tasks of physical therapists.},
  author={Vanessa G P Shimabukuro and Neusa Maria Costa Alexandre and Marina Zambon Orpinelli Coluci and John C. Rosecrance and Maria Cec{\'i}lia Jayme Bueno Gallani},
  journal={International journal of occupational safety and ergonomics : JOSE},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={15-26}
}
Physical therapists engage in work tasks that expose them to occupational risk factors related to musculoskeletal disorders. Due to the gap in the literature on instruments focused on those workers, this study adapted a job factors questionnaire to physical therapists, and assessed its psychometric properties. The questionnaire was adapted and its content validity was established. The psychometric properties were evaluated among 142 physical therapists. Reliability was verified using the… CONTINUE READING