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  1. Development of trapezius myalgia among female workers performing light manual work.

    Article - En anglais

    The aim of this prospective study was to detect a possible development of trapezius myalgia likely to be work-related in initially healthy female packers.

    Symptoms were recorded on a five-step intensity scale in a daily diary and in an interview at ten-week intervals.

    All of the subjects were interviewed concerning assumed risk factors during work and leisure time, and a clinical examination was performed.

    Within their first year of employment, 17 of 30 subjects developed work-related trapezius myalgia of sufficient intensity to be classified as patients.

    The median time before a clinically confirmed patient status was 23 (range 6-51) weeks.

    The symptoms showed a fluctuating pattern, decreasing on the weekends and during some holidays.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Myalgie, Femelle, Tête cou, Trapèze, Homme, Muscle strié pathologie, Douleur, Charge travail, Répétition, Médecine travail, Condition travail, Travail statique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Myalgia, Female, Head and neck, Trapezium, Human, Striated muscle disease, Pain, Work load, Repetition, Occupational medicine, Working condition, Static work

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0597433

    Code Inist : 002B17H. Création : 199406.