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Women, work and musculoskeletal health

Strazdins, Lyndall; Bammer, Gabriele

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Why are employed women at increased risk for upper limb musculoskeletal disorders and what can this tell us about the way work and family life shape health? Despite increases in women's labour force participation, gender differences in work-related health conditions have received little research attention. This appears be the first study to examine why employed women are much more likely than men to experience upper body musculoskeletal disorders. A mailed self-report survey gathered data from...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/76959
Source: Social Science and Medicine
DOI: 10.1016/S0277-9536(03)00260-0

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