IE 632: Special Topics in Human Factors - Work-related Musculoskeletal Epidemiology

Course Description

Work-related musculoskeletal epidemiology is the population-based study of work-related contributors to musculoskeletal disorders. This class begins with an overview of epidemologic study designs, follows with a series of discussions of the relevant work-related musculoskeletal epidemiology literature, and concludes with various topics on ergonomics exposure assessment (work analysis) issues. Also included are discussionss about the use of epidemiologic methods used to evaluate ergonomics interventions designed to reduce risk of MSDs.

Recent course offering

Spring 2007