Research Database

3 results for "Musculoskeletal Disorder"

Associations of physical activity or sedentary behaviour with pain sensitivity in young adults of the Raine Study

  • Published on May 29, 2019

Background and aims There is high level evidence for physical activity (PA) improving outcomes in persistent pain disorders and one of the mechanisms proposed is the effect of exercise on central nociceptive modulation. Although laboratory studies and small field intervention studies suggest associations between physical activity and pain sensitivity, the ...

Relationship Between Physical Activity and Clinical Outcomes after ACL Reconstruction

  • Published on Nov 15, 2017

Context: Reductions in objectively measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) have been reported among individuals with ACLR. Self-reported measures of physical activity are commonly utilized to assess participation in physical activity after ACLR despite the lack of evidence to support the validity of such measures within this population. Objective: The objective ...

An evaluation of wearable sensors and their placements for analyzing construction worker’s trunk posture in laboratory conditions.

  • Published on Nov 2017

Abstract: This study investigates the effect of sensor placement on the analysis of trunk posture for construction activities using two off-the-shelf systems. Experiments were performed using a single-parameter monitoring wearable sensor (SPMWS), the ActiGraph GT9X Link, which was worn at six locations on the body, and a multi-parameter monitoring ...