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Work and musculoskeletal health

  1. The purpose of this study was to determine whether a specific threshold per lifting movement, the accumulation above which best predicts lumbar disk protrusion, exists or the total lifting load should be consi...

    Authors: Isabella Y.-J. Hung, Tiffany T.-F. Shih, Bang-Bin Chen, Saou-Hsing Liou, Ing-Kang Ho and Yue Leon Guo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:169

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  2. The aim of this study was twofold: (i) to investigate the intrarater reliability of acromiohumeral distance measurement; (ii) to assess the level of association between acromiohumeral distance measured by ultr...

    Authors: Mingmin Xu, Zhenping Li, Youfa Zhou, Bin Ji, Suming Tian and Gang Chen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:106

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  3. Simple bone cysts (SBCs) are common benign lytic bone lesions in children. This study focused on exploring a clinical treatment method, minimally invasive intramedullary decompression and drainage with elastic...

    Authors: Peng Zhang, Naiqiang Zhu, Lilong Du, Jihui Zheng, Sibin Hu and Baoshan Xu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:70

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  4. Musculoskeletal disorders can result from prolonged repetitive and/or forceful movements. Performance of an upper extremity high repetition high force task increases serum pro-inflammatory cytokines and upper ...

    Authors: Tianqi Tenchi Gao Smith, Ann E. Barr-Gillespie, David M. Klyne, Michelle Y. Harris, Mamta Amin, Ryan W. Paul, Geneva E. Cruz, Huaqing Zhao, Sean Gallagher and Mary F. Barbe

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:57

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  5. Objective of the current study was to determine which of thirteen specific psychosocial work factors were related to number of musculoskeletal pain sites (NPS) prospectively over a two-year time span. Furthermore...

    Authors: J. Vleeshouwers, S. Knardahl and J. O. Christensen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:595

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  6. Several methods using simple anteroposterior (AP) radiographs have been suggested for the measurement of anteversion of the cup component after total hip arthroplasty. Herein, we compared six widely used antev...

    Authors: Gwang Chul Lee, Sang Hong Lee, Sin Wook Kang, Hyung Seok Park and Suenghwan Jo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:586

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  7. LBP is a common and serious problem affecting vast populations of the world. However, only few studies on LBP in sub-Saharan Africa have been conducted. Studies report that LBP and pelvic angle are interrelate...

    Authors: Masataka Tatsumi, Egfrid Michael Mkoba, Yusuke Suzuki, Yuu Kajiwara, Hala Zeidan, Keiko Harada, Tsubasa Bitoh, Yuichi Nishida, Kengo Nakai, Kanako Shimoura and Tomoki Aoyama

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:584

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  8. This meta-analysis aimed to compare the clinical outcomes and complications of minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) and open reduction–internal fixation (ORIF) in patients with proximal humeral fract...

    Authors: Feilong Li, Xuqiang Liu, Fuqiang Wang, Zhiping Gu, Qianyuan Tao, Cong Yao, Xuwen Luo and Tao Nie

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:550

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  9. The aim of this study was to investigate what exposure to work demands, physical and psychosocial, is associated with lower levels of sickness absence among workers with neck or upper back pain in different gr...

    Authors: Stefan Oliv, Ewa Gustafsson, Adnan Noor Baloch, Mats Hagberg and Helena Sandén

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:529

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  10. The global burden of chronic pain is growing with implications for both an ageing workforce and employers. Many obstacles are faced by people with chronic pain in finding employment and returning to work after...

    Authors: Mary Grant, Sophie Rees, Martin Underwood and Robert Froud

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:486

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  11. The aim of this review was to synthesize the evidence on the potential relationship between psychosocial work factors from the Areas of Worklife (AW) model (workload, job control, social support, reward, fairn...

    Authors: Gabriele Buruck, Anne Tomaschek, Johannes Wendsche, Elke Ochsmann and Denise Dörfel

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:480

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  12. The correlation between peripheral blood neutrophil level and osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) has not been extensively studied. Thus, we aimed to investigate the correlation between neutrophil level i...

    Authors: Jiang Jiang, Xuqiang Liu, Baojian Lai, Dengjiong Hu, Lizhen Lai, Jiaxiang Xu, Songqing Chen and Xiaofeng Li

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:393

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  13. Musculoskeletal complaints of arm, neck, and shoulder (CANS) can lead to loss of work productivity. To assess the functional consequences of impairments in work, patient-reported outcomes can be important. The...

    Authors: Annemiek Muskee, Redmar J. Berduszek, Rienk Dekker, Michiel F. Reneman and Corry K. van der Sluis

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:279

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