Chapter 5. Musculoskeletal Disorders

  1. Kerry Gardiner BSc, PhD, Dip. Occup. Hyg., FFOH1,2 and
  2. J. Malcolm Harrington CBE, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCP, FFOMI, MFPH, FMedSci3
  1. Grahame Brown

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch5

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

How to Cite

Brown, G. (2005) Musculoskeletal Disorders, in Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition (eds K. Gardiner and J. M. Harrington), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Occupational Health, the Medical School, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

  2. 2

    International Occupational Health Ltd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106214

Online ISBN: 9780470755075

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Keywords:

  • musculoskeletal disorders;
  • terminology;
  • back pain;
  • joint pain;
  • principles

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Terminology

  • Historical perspective

  • A biopsychosocial approach

  • Essential epidemiology

  • Occupational management

  • Hand—arm vibration syndrome

  • References

  • Further reading