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Effects of task intensity on changes in scapular kinematics.

Authors
Ebaugh-D; McClure-P; Karduna-A
Source
27th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, October 25-28, 2003, Toledo, Ohio. Calgary, Alberta, Canada: American Society of Biomechanics, 2003 Oct; :1
NIOSHTIC No.
20024526
Abstract
Muscle fatigue and shoulder pain are commonly reported in manual laborers whose job requires repetitive hand use at or above shoulder level. Fatigue of the shoulder girdle musculature may result in altered kinematics of the shoulder complex (McQuade, 1998), which could lead to the development of abnormal forces and stresses being placed upon the tissues associated with the shoulder girdle. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of two protocols for shoulder girdle muscle fatigue on three-dimensional scapular kinematics.
Keywords
Biomechanics; Occupational-health; Injuries; Arm-injuries; Ergonomics; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Work-environment; Muscle-tension; Fatigue; Cumulative-trauma-disorders; Cumulative-trauma; Repetitive-work
Publication Date
20031025
Document Type
Abstract
Funding Amount
75750
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
2004
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-R03-OH-003869
Source Name
27th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, October 25-28, 2003, Toledo, Ohio
State
OR; OH
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