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The relationship between low back pain and physical activity among nurses in Kanombe Military Hospital
(Bookbuilders Editions Africa, 2012)
Low back pain is said to be a major health threat which leads to disability in high and low-income countries. Nurses have been singled out amongst professional workers as one of those that are most prone to suffer from ...
The effect of occupationally-related low back pain on functional activities among male manual workers in a construction company in Cape Town, South Africa
(The South African Society of Occupational Medicine, 2012)
This study determined the prevalence as well as the effect of occupationally-related low back pain on the functional activities of workers in a construction company in Cape Town. A cross-sectional, descriptive survey ...
The effect of occupational-related low back pain on the functional activities among manual workers in construction companies
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
INTRODUCTION: Low back pain is the most prevalent musculoskeletal condition and one of the most common causes of disability in the world. The disability resulting from low back pain continues to plague the construction ...
The effect of a knowledge-based ergonomic intervention amongst administrators at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi
(IOS Press, 2015-07-24)
BACKGROUND: Low back pain (LBP) and neck pain are part of the common work-related musculoskeletal disorders with a large impact on the affected person. Despite having a multifactorial aetiology, ergonomic factors play a ...