Beyond Biomechanics: Psychosocial Aspects of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Office Work

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780748403219
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 2/8/1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 6.64 (w) x 10.14 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Table of Contents

1 An Ecological Model of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Office Work 1
2 Work Organization, Stress, and Cumulative Trauma Disorders 23
3 Somatic Interpretation in Cumulative Trauma Disorders: A Social Cognitive Analysis 43
4 Possible Mechanisms Behind the Relationship Between the Demand-Control-Support Model and Disorders of the Locomotor System 65
5 Effects of Psychological Demand and Stress on Neuromuscular Function 75
6 Pathophysiology of Cumulative Trauma Disorders: Some Possible Humoral and Nervous System Mechanisms 91
7 Psychosocial Factors and Musculoskeletal Disorders: Summary and Implications of Three NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluations of Video Display Terminal Work 99
8 A Psychosocial View of Cumulative Trauma Disorders: Implications for Occupational Health and Prevention 109
9 Some Social and Cultural Anthropologic Aspects of Musculoskeletal Disorders as Exemplified by the Telecom Australia RSI Epidemic 145
10 A Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective on Pain in Cumulative Trauma Disorders 159
11 Workstyle: Definition, Empirical Support, and Implications for Prevention, Evaluation, and Rehabilitation of Occupational Upper-Extremity Disorders 177
12 A Psychosocial Analysis of Cumulative Trauma Disorders 207
13 Social Consequences of Disclosing Psychosocial Concomitants of Disease and Injury 217
14 A Human Capital Perspective for Cumulative Trauma Disorders: Moral Hazard Effects in Disability Compensation Programs 231
15 The Organizational Response: Influence on Cumulative Trauma Disorders in the Workplace 251
16 Cumulative Trauma Disorder Research: Methodological Issues and Illustrative Findings from the Perspective of Psychosocial Epidemiology 263
17 Work Disability in an Economic Context 287
18 Musculoskeletal Disorders in Office Work: The Need to Consider Both Physical and Psychosocial Factors 295
19 Is it Time to Integrate Psychosocial Prevention with Ergonomics for Cumulative Trauma Disorders 299
Index 307
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