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The effect of ladder climbing on forearm function. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
STEWART, A. and MITCHELL, D. 2018. The effect of ladder climbing on forearm function. In Charles, R. and Wilkinson, J. (eds.) Proceedings of Ergonomics and human factors 2018: contemporary ergonomics and human factors, 23-25 April 2018, Birmingham, UK. Loughborough: Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors, pages 195-201.

Wind energy technicians are required to be capable of manual ascent of turbines before conducting essential maintenance. This mandates vertical ladder ascent which involves considerable forearm exertion which may have implications for such maintenanc... Read More about The effect of ladder climbing on forearm function..

The effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation for adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K. and MITCHELL, D. 2017. The effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation for adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review. Presented at the 2017 Physiotherapy UK conference and trade exhibition: transform lives, maximise independence and empower populations, 10-11 November 2017, Birmingham, UK.

Vocational rehabilitation (VR) has been identified as a solution to address the impact of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) in working age adults. Vocational rehabilitation is a multi-component approach that includes different interventions specific to... Read More about The effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation for adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review..

Effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review protocol. (2017)
Other
ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K., MITCHELL, D and MACLEAN, C. 2017. Effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review protocol. [Protocol]. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 15(6), pages 1518-1521. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003133

The objective of this umbrella review is to determine the effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in working age adults with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). More specifically the review will address the following questions:... Read More about Effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review protocol..

An investigation of the inter-rater reliability of the Valpar Joule functional capacity evaluation in healthy adults. (2016)
Journal Article
MITCHELL, D., HANCOCK, E. and ALEXANDER, L. 2016. An investigation of the inter-rater reliability of the Valpar Joule functional capacity evaluation in healthy adults. Work [online], 53(2), pages 337-345. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3233/WOR-152154

BACKGROUND:A functional capacity evaluation (FCE) can provide a comprehensive, objective measure of a worker's ability to meet work demands to support return to work decision making. Research evidence of a FCE's reliability and validity, involving mo... Read More about An investigation of the inter-rater reliability of the Valpar Joule functional capacity evaluation in healthy adults..


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