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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part G (2017)

Musculoskeletal disorders among the gardeners: A cross sectional study

Author(s)
Subhadip Nandy, Dr. Somnath Gangopadhyay and Dr. Sandip Meghnad Hulke
Abstract
Context: Gardeners are at increases risk of occupational hazards. Musculoskeletal disorders are common as they exposed to risk factors like unhealthy posture and lifting of heavy weight. Methods and Material: this was a cross sectional study done on 60 gardeners. General information of the worker and work related history was enquired using Modified Nordic questionnaire. Anthropometric parameters were recorded. Examination of the gardeners was done. Analysis of Working Posture was done using OWAS method. Conclusions: Thus gardeners are at increased risk of development of MSD. It may be linked uncomfortable gardening posture during their work.
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How to cite this article:
Subhadip Nandy, Dr. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Dr. Sandip Meghnad Hulke. Musculoskeletal disorders among the gardeners: A cross sectional study. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(5):440-443.
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