Beyond Biomechanics: Psychological Aspects of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Office Work / Edition 1

Beyond Biomechanics: Psychological Aspects of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Office Work / Edition 1

by Steve Sauter, Steven L. Sauter
     
 

There is now widespread recognition that psychosocial factors play a key role in the aetiology, perpetuation, management and prevention of cumulative trauma disorders CTDs. This text addresses the strength, direction and importance of links between psychosocial factors and CTDs.; The book's contributors examine critically current research data, identify potential

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Overview

There is now widespread recognition that psychosocial factors play a key role in the aetiology, perpetuation, management and prevention of cumulative trauma disorders CTDs. This text addresses the strength, direction and importance of links between psychosocial factors and CTDs.; The book's contributors examine critically current research data, identify potential link mechanisms, and recommend measures for control and prevention. Topics covered include socio-organizational psychology, medical anthropology, occupational medicine, rehabilitation, orthopaedics, job stress and ergonomic interventions. The book aims to demystify the concept of the "psychosocial", so as to promote and assure effective prevention in the workplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748403226
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Evidence, Models and Mechanisms 2. Issues for Management, Prevention and Further Research 3. Commentaries

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