Research Platform  |   November 2018
Risk Assessment for Musculoskeletal Strain Among Dental Hygienists: Validity and Reliability of a Video Observation Technique
Author Affiliations
  • University of Southern California
Article Information
Musculoskeletal Impairments / Work and Industry / Assessment/Measurement
Research Platform   |   November 2018
Risk Assessment for Musculoskeletal Strain Among Dental Hygienists: Validity and Reliability of a Video Observation Technique
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211500023p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-RP202B
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211500023p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-RP202B
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

Upper extremity musculoskeletal injuries are common in dental hygienists. To enhance prevention, an ecologically valid observational technique for evaluating risks in dental hygiene practice is needed. This study describes a new video observation technique and reliability results.

Primary Author and Speaker: Shawn Roll

Contributing Authors: Mark E. Hardison, Nikki Colclazier