In most industries, musculoskeletal injuries are the most common work-related reason for employee absences. These injuries are often caused by static postures or repetitive movements that have to be maintained for many hours a day, such as intensive use of data entry devices, assembly work, parts inspection, equipment maintenance, manual materials

chapter 1|16 pages


ByNico J. Delleman, Christine M. Haslegrave, Don B. Chaffin

chapter 2|34 pages


chapter 3|22 pages

Motor Behavior

ByNico J. Delleman

chapter 4|14 pages

Vision and Eyes

ByWolfgang Jaschinski, Herbert Heuer

chapter 5|22 pages

Head and Neck

ByNico J. Delleman

chapter 6|34 pages


ByJaap H. Van Dieën, Maury A. Nussbaum

chapter 7|46 pages


chapter 8|60 pages

Leg and Foot

chapter 9|36 pages

Shoulder Girdle and Upper Arm

chapter 10|28 pages

Forearm and Hand

chapter 11|56 pages

Multiple Factor Models and Work Organization

chapter 12|36 pages

Force Exertion

ByChristine M. Haslegrave

chapter 13|22 pages


ByColin G. Drury, Victor L. Paquet