28. Work-Related Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders

  1. Gavriel Salvendy6,7
  1. David Rodrick1,
  2. Waldemar Karwowski2 and
  3. William S. Marras3,4,5

Published Online: 26 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch28

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Rodrick, D., Karwowski, W. and Marras, W. S. (2012) Work-Related Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch28

Editor Information

  1. 6

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 7

    Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering, The University of Michigan—Dearborn, Dearborn, Michigan, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Industrial & Management Systems, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA

  3. 3

    Biodynamics Laboratory, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

  4. 4

    COHAM, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

  5. 5

    Institute for Ergonomics, Department of Integrated Systems Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470528389

Online ISBN: 9781118131350

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Keywords:

  • work-related, upper extremity disorders;
  • causation models, development of disorders;
  • quantitative models;
  • ergonomics efforts, controlling disorders;
  • balancing work system, ergonomic benefits

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Concepts and Characteristics

  • Anatomy of Upper Extremity

  • Causation Models for Development of Disorders

  • Quantitative Models for Control of Disorders

  • Ergonomics Efforts to Control Disorders

  • Summary

  • References