Electromyography based analysis about ergonomic risk factors of upper extremity disorders

GULSAH, KINALI and MUSTAFA, SELMAN YILDIRIM and SADIK, KARA (2015) Electromyography based analysis about ergonomic risk factors of upper extremity disorders. In: Third International Conference on Advances in Information Processing and Communication Technology - IPCT 2015, 10-11 December, 2015, Rome, Italy.

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Abstract

Repeated movements of upper extremities cause to overuse injuries however, it is really challenging to determine which of them do so. Primary aim of the project is to determine the effect of different shoulder positions on gripping capability of hand and electro physiologic activity of upper extremity muscles. 23 case report data which have ages ranging between 18 and 30 are analyzed. According to our results, as the shoulder flexion increases, muscular activity and depending on this the muscular exhaustion also increases whereas the functional quality of hand decreases. The case is both a risk factor for an occupational disease and a situation that decreases skillful functioning of hands. For the next researches, advantages of exhaustion reducing apparatus and ergonomic systems, which can be used during works requiring over shoulder movements, are EMG results.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ergonomy, electromyography, musculo skeletal disorder, overhead work, signal processing
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2019 12:09
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2019 12:09
URI: http://publications.theired.org/id/eprint/1171

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