Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Diamond Workers: A Survey in Ahmedabad City
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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018

Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Diamond Workers: A Survey in Ahmedabad City

Dr. Trupti Kavit Munshi PT Rehab, Dr Surbhi Patel

Background Work related musculoskeletal disorders are significant and costly workplace problems affecting productivity, longevity of occupation and the health of the working population. Daimond workers have an increased risk of developing such disorders. There is paucity of research in identifying the common musculoskeletal disorders amongst Daimond workers. It is therefore necessary to find out the musculoskeletal problems in each speciality area so that necessary precautions can be taken to prevent and manage them. Objectives a. ) To find out the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in reference to age among the diamond workers in Ahmadabad. b. ) To find out the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in reference to BMI among the diamond workers in Ahmadabad. c. ) To find out the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in reference to body segments among the diamond workers in Ahmadabad. d. ) To find out the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in reference to year of experience among the diamond workers in Ahemdabad. Hypothesis H0 There is no significant association between WMSD & selected demographic variables of Daimond workers. H1 There is a significant association between WMSD & selected demographic variables of Daimond workers. Study design Descriptive Observational Study. Methodology Random sampling technique will be adopted with 300 participants. Outcome measures Standardised Nordic questionnaire. Method of Data Analysis The data analysis will be done by using descriptive & inferential statistics.

Keywords: WMSD, Daimond Workers, Standardised Nordic questionnaire

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018

Pages: 1113 - 1117

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Dr. Trupti Kavit Munshi PT Rehab, Dr Surbhi Patel, "Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Diamond Workers: A Survey in Ahmedabad City", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20191409, Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018, 1113 - 1117

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