International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Pakistan | Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016


Job-related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Bus Drivers of Lahore, Pakistan

Muhammad Wajahat Aslam | Fahad Tanveer [5] | Hafiz Sheraz Arshad [15]


Abstract: The purpose of this study is to find out frequency of job-related musculoskeletal disorders in bus drivers of Lahore, Pakistan. Methodology it was an observational, descriptive study. A total of 273 individuals were selected in this study to collect data by use of standardized Nordic questionnaire. Result A total of 273 subjects were involved, from where i have come to know shoulder and upper back region disorders were more frequent in bus drivers of Lahore, Pakistan and least frequent site is wrist/hands region. Conclusion this present study concludes that there is high frequency of job related musculoskeletal disorders common in bus drivers. Most commonly effected regions were shoulder and upper back and least common was wrist/hands region.


Keywords: Job related musculoskeletal disorders, Bus drivers, shoulder pain, upper back pain


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016,


Pages: 796 - 800


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Muhammad Wajahat Aslam, Fahad Tanveer, Hafiz Sheraz Arshad, "Job-related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Bus Drivers of Lahore, Pakistan", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016, pp. 796-800, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=NOV163403

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