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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 259 avhandlingar innehållade ordet work-related.

  1. 1. Work-related cardiovascular disease

    Författare :Helena Eriksson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational noise; shift work; job strain; seafarer; cardiovascular disease;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to study occupational risk factors for cardiovascular disease, particularly, occupational noise, job strain and shift work. Incidence of cardiovascular disease was analysed in a general population sample, the Primary Prevention Study, in relation to exposure to noise and job strain. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Pain in the neck : Neck and upper limb disorders in women, the role of work related and other exposure factors

    Författare :Marianne Gerner Björkstén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Medical sciences; Neck; shoulders; musculoskeletal; female workers; work related; non-work related; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; arbets- och miljömedicin; Occupational and Environmental Medicine;

    Sammanfattning : Musculoskeletal disorders is of importance for society, both because of the suffering of the individualsand because of the high economic cost to society resulting from the impairment and from sick leave.Cervicobrachial syndrome was 1985 included in the WHO definition 'Work related musculoskeletaldiseases' (WMSDs). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Effects of repetitive work on proprioception and of stretching on sensory mechanisms : implications for work-related neuromuscular disorders

    Författare :Martin Björklund; Håkan Johansson; Albert Crenshaw; Ronny Lorentzon; Måns Magnusson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Repetitive motions; Muscle fatigue; Proprioception; Muscle stretching; Work-related musculoskeletal disorders; Nociception; Ergonomics; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; medicin; Medicine; Workrelated musculoskeletal disorders;

    Sammanfattning : The aims of the thesis were (i) to investigate the impact of repetitive low-intensity work exposure on proprioception and (ii) to examine effects of muscle stretching (especially sensory effects and effects on muscle nociception) and to relate its application to the prevention, alleviation and/or treatment of work-related neuromuscular disorders. The effects of low-intensity repetitive work on the shoulder proprioception were tested in healthy subjects. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Work-Related Inequalities in Health : Studies of income, work environment, and sense of coherence

    Författare :Susanna Toivanen; Örjan Hemström; Espen Dahl; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sweden; socioeconomic inequalities; income; work environment; sense of coherence; cardiovascular disease; stroke; mental health; musculoskeletal disorder; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : Ill health is unevenly distributed across different groups in society, with the disadvantaged groups displaying higher rates of ill health than the more advantaged groups. The aim of the thesis is to study work-related inequalities in health, and to focus on how income, aspects of the physical and psychosocial work environment, and sense of coherence, individually or jointly, generate inequalities in a number of health outcomes in the Swedish working population. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Health problems and work-related stress in Swedish ambulance personnel

    Författare :Kåre Karlsson; Lennart Christensson; Anders Jonsson; Lars Lundberg; Jan Mårtensson; Per-Olof Michel; Jönköping University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; work-related stress; ambulance personnel; cortisol; heart rate;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Previous studies have shown a high incidence of both acute and post-traumatic stress among ambulance personnel. It has been shown that ambulance personnel are at a higher risk of being affected of heart disease, high blood pressure and cancer. Studies have also seen a higher incidence of substance abuse and suicide. LÄS MER