Effects of Tailored Resistance Exercise Training in a Group of Metalworkers with Ergonomic or Manual Handlings Loads Prescription by the Occupational Physician: a Pilot Study

SUMMARY Background. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) are cause of disability and loss of productivity. Part of the workers suffers from WRMSDs while others are exposed to risk factors. Resistance training (RT) can reduce pain symptomatology, counteracting WRMSDs. The aim of this investigation is to evaluate the effectiveness of a RT program in a group of metalworkers on pain perception, … Continued