Beyond Biomechanics: Psychosocial Aspects Of Musculoskeletal Disorders In Office Work
- Publish Date: 1996-02-10
- Binding: Paperback
There is now widespread recognition that psychosocial factors play a key role in the aetiology, perpetuation, management and prevention of cumulative trauma disorders CTDs. This text addresses the strength, direction and importance of links between psychosocial factors and CTDs.; The book's contributors examine critically current research data, identify potential link mechanisms, and recommend measures for control and prevention. Topics covered include socio-organizational psychology, medical anthropology, occupational medicine, rehabilitation, orthopaedics, job stress and ergonomic interventions. The book aims to demystify the concept of the psychosocial , so as to promote and assure effective prevention in the workplace.