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The Working Back
A Systems View
by William S. Marras

The Working Back is a systems approach to understanding and minimizing the causes of low back pain in the workplace.

The Working Back includes:

  • hands-on reference for ergonomists
  • manufacturing engineers
  • process engineers
  • industrial engineers and managers
  • safety engineers
  • nurses
  • therapists
  • chiropractors
  • physicians
  • workers with back pain

Contents

  1. Back Pain Magnitude and Potential Risk Factors
  2. Function, Structure, and Support of the Back
  3. The Process of Pain
  4. Potential Pathways of Back Pain
  5. The Assessment of Biomechanical Forces Acting on the Low Back
  6. The Influence of Physical Work Factors on Muscle Activities and Spine Loads
  7. Psychosocial and Organizational Factor Influence on Spine Loading
  8. Individual Factors Role in Spine Loading
  9. Physical, Individual, and Psychosocial/Organizational Risk Factor Interactions
  10. Engineering Controls to Medicate Back Pain at Work: Tools for the Assessment of Physical Factor Impact on Spine Loads and Intervention
  11. Administrative Controls for the Workplace: Psychosocial and Organizational Interventions
  12. Integrating Risk Interventions into the Workplace
  13. Understanding Recurrent Low Back Pain and Implications for Return to Work

Index

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The Working Back
A Systems View
by William S. Marras

2008 309 pages $93.95 + shipping
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