Impact in Life Quality of a Educational Program for Prevention of Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders in Workers

2014-08-26 22:23:11 | BioPortfolio


The study consists of evaluating the efficacy of an Educational Program for prevention of occupational musculoskeletal problems in workers. It is a randomized clinical trial with parallel groups and blinded evaluator, with a control group not submitted to the educational program, but that received a program for general orientation in health. The primary outcome was the change of the quality of life measured by means of Medical Outcomes Study 36-Term Short Health Survey (SF-36), that it is a generic instrument of evaluation of the quality of life, translated and validated in Portuguese of Brazil.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention


Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders


educational program, General education


Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Porto Alegre




Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-26T22:23:11-0400

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