Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace: Principles and Practice / Edition 2

Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace: Principles and Practice / Edition 2

by Margareta Nordin, Malcolm H. Pope, Gunnar B. J. Andersson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323026222

ISBN-13: 9780323026222

Pub. Date: 09/12/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This is the first book to combine all information required to treat orthopedic disorders related to the workplace. It integrates the fields of biomechanics and ergonomics into joint-specific chapters to yield a comprehensive textbook on occupational orthopedics. The structure and function of the musculoskeletal system and the effect of work on the body are thoroughly…  See more details below

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This is the first book to combine all information required to treat orthopedic disorders related to the workplace. It integrates the fields of biomechanics and ergonomics into joint-specific chapters to yield a comprehensive textbook on occupational orthopedics. The structure and function of the musculoskeletal system and the effect of work on the body are thoroughly covered, as are posture, manual material handling, repetitive loading, trauma and cumulative trauma.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323026222
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/12/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: Introduction to Epidemiological Concepts in Musculoskeletal Disorders
Chapter 2: Models for Treating Musculoskeletal Disorders: Non-Medical Factors Contributing to Chronicity

PART II: MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS

Section A: The Spine
Chapter 3: Neck
3a. Epidemiology: Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
3b. Biomechanics of the Cervical & Thoracic Spine
3c. Evaluation
3d. Treatment Options
3e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
Chapter 4: Lower Back
4a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
4b. Biomechanics of the Lumbar Spine
4c. Evaluation
4d. Treatment Options
4e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
Section B: The Upper Extremity
Chapter 5: Shoulder and Elbow
5a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
5b. Biomechanics of the Shoulder Complex and Elbow
5c. Evaluation
5d. Treatment Options
5e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
Chapter 6: Wrist and Hand
6a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
6b. Biomechanics of the Wrist and Hand
6c Evaluation
6d. Treatment Options
6e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
Section C: The Lower Extremity
Chapter 7: Hip and Knee
7a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
7b. Biomechanics of the Lower Extremity
7c. Evaluation
7d. Treatment Options
7e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
Chapter 8: Ankle and Foot
8a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
8b. Biomechanics of the Ankle and Foot
8c. Evaluation
8d. Treatment Options
8e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies

PART 3: ABILITY EVALUATION

Chapter 9: Functional Capacity Testing
Chapter 10: Disability Evaluation

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