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Observation-Based Posture Assessment: Review of Current Practice and Recommendations for Improvement

Title:
Observation-Based Posture Assessment: Review of Current Practice and Recommendations for Improvement
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017-024-01704-3
ISBN:
9780160925269
Description

This short and concise report describes an observational approach for assessing postural stress of the trunk and upper limbs that is intended to improve risk analysis for prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. The approach is supported by several recent research studies.  The purpose of this document is to help practitioners assess working posture for the prevention and control of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).  Glossary of terms and appendices are included.

 

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

Executive Summary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iii
Glossary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vi
Acknowledgments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii
Background. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Current Practices in Job Analysis or MSD Prevention. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Optimizing Observation-based Posture Assessment Performance . . . 4
Additional Recommendations for Observation-Based
Posture Recording and Analysis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Video Recording. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Posture Analysis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
References. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Appendix A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Appendix B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Audience

This reference is written primarily for the physician, physical or occupational therapist, to provide updated research on identifying and analyzing posture assessments of patients, especially in a workplace environment.

Product Details

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In Stock
USA Price:
$9.00
International Price:
$12.60
Publisher:
Health and Human Services Dept., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Author:
  • Lowe, B. D.
Year/Pages:
2014: 26 p.; ill.
Key Phrases:
  • HHS Publication NIOSH No. 2014 131
  • Review of Current Practice and Recommendations for Improvement: Observation Based Posture Assessment
  • Posture
  • Human Posture
Weight:
0.375
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Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
08/08/2014
Last Status Update:
03/02/2017
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