Prevalence of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSD’s) among Bank Employees of Patiala (Preliminary Study)

  • Ramanjit Kaur Research Scholar, Department of Sports Science, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India
  • Ajay Pal Nat Senior Research Fellow, Department of Sports Science, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India
Keywords: Work-related musculoskeletal disorders, Nordic questionnaire, Bank employees

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine bank employees of Government and Private sector banks for the prevalence of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSD’s). For this purpose, a sample group of 30 bankers age 25-35 years were examined with the help of the Standardized Nordic Questionnaire. Statistical tools were used to evaluate the responses from the respondents. Results-56.66% of respondents reported having neck problems, 33.33% Suffers from low backrelated problems, and 20% were suffering from shoulder related problems. The study shows the high prevalence of WMSD’s in bank employees.

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2021-01-01
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