Musculoskeletal disorders among children and young people - a life course approach to risk factors and prevention

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Musculoskeletal disorders among children and young people - a life course approach to risk factors and prevention

Musculoskeletal disorders among children and young people - a life course approach to risk factors and prevention

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU-OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU-OSHA

Description

This info sheet outlines the high prevalence of MSDs among children and adolescents. Many young people enter the labour force with pre-existing musculoskeletal problems which can potentially be exacerbated by work. A life course approach to addressing musculoskeletal conditions and musculoskeletal health (starting from childhood) is needed. 

This info sheet outlines the high prevalence of MSDs among children and adolescents. Many young people enter the labour force with pre-existing musculoskeletal problems which can potentially be exacerbated by work. A life course approach to addressing musculoskeletal conditions and musculoskeletal health (starting from childhood) is needed. 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Other
Static postures - sitting
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Children / schoolchildren
Prevention measures
Training/guidance (for workers)
Exercises
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Future generations
Year
2022