Kari Pekka Martimo

Summary

Affiliation: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Manual material handling advice and assistive devices for preventing and treating back pain in workers
    K P Martimo
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, Helsinki, Finland, 00250
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an ergonomic intervention on the productivity of workers with upper-extremity disorders--a randomized controlled trial
    Kari Pekka Martimo
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, FI 00250 Helsinki
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:25-33. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with self-assessed work ability
    Kari Pekka Martimo
    Centre of Expertise for Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:380-2. 2007
  4. pmc Effect of training and lifting equipment for preventing back pain in lifting and handling: systematic review
    Kari Pekka Martimo
    Musculoskeletal Disorders Group, Centre of Expertise for Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    BMJ 336:429-31. 2008
  5. pmc Effectiveness of early part-time sick leave in musculoskeletal disorders
    Kari Pekka Martimo
    Team of Musculoskeletal Disorders, Centre of Expertise of Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:23. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-reported productivity loss among workers with upper extremity disorders
    Kari Pekka Martimo
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:301-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Return to work after early part-time sick leave due to musculoskeletal disorders: a randomized controlled trial
    Eira Viikari-Juntura
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41a A, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:134-43. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Health-related effects of early part-time sick leave due to musculoskeletal disorders: a randomized controlled trial
    Rahman Shiri
    Disability Prevention Centre, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:37-45. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The effect of workplace intervention on pain and sickness absence caused by upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders
    Rahman Shiri
    Centre of Expertise for Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, FIN 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:120-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Proper manual handling techniques to prevent low back pain, a Cochrane systematic review
    Jos H Verbeek
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 310 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Work 41:2299-301. 2012

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Manual material handling advice and assistive devices for preventing and treating back pain in workers
    K P Martimo
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, Helsinki, Finland, 00250
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
    ..Training and assistive devices are considered major interventions to prevent back pain among workers exposed to manual material handling (MMH)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an ergonomic intervention on the productivity of workers with upper-extremity disorders--a randomized controlled trial
    Kari Pekka Martimo
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, FI 00250 Helsinki
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:25-33. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of an ergonomic intervention on productivity loss at work caused by upper-extremity disorders (UED)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with self-assessed work ability
    Kari Pekka Martimo
    Centre of Expertise for Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:380-2. 2007
    ..Symptoms and health problems caused or aggravated by work are common. In order to study perceived work ability and associated factors, including those related to work, a closer analysis was undertaken in an occupational health setting...
  4. pmc Effect of training and lifting equipment for preventing back pain in lifting and handling: systematic review
    Kari Pekka Martimo
    Musculoskeletal Disorders Group, Centre of Expertise for Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    BMJ 336:429-31. 2008
    ..To determine whether advice and training on working techniques and lifting equipment prevent back pain in jobs that involve heavy lifting...
  5. pmc Effectiveness of early part-time sick leave in musculoskeletal disorders
    Kari Pekka Martimo
    Team of Musculoskeletal Disorders, Centre of Expertise of Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:23. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-reported productivity loss among workers with upper extremity disorders
    Kari Pekka Martimo
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:301-8. 2009
    ..Upper extremity disorders (UED) are prevalent in working populations. This study investigates the prevalence, magnitude, and associated factors of on-the-job productivity loss among workers with UED...
  7. doi request reprint Return to work after early part-time sick leave due to musculoskeletal disorders: a randomized controlled trial
    Eira Viikari-Juntura
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41a A, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:134-43. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of early part-time sick leave on return to work (RTW) and sickness absence among patients with musculoskeletal disorders...
  8. doi request reprint Health-related effects of early part-time sick leave due to musculoskeletal disorders: a randomized controlled trial
    Rahman Shiri
    Disability Prevention Centre, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:37-45. 2013
    ..Previously we reported that early part-time sick leave enhances return to work (RTW) among employees with musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). This paper assesses the health-related effects of this intervention...
  9. doi request reprint The effect of workplace intervention on pain and sickness absence caused by upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders
    Rahman Shiri
    Centre of Expertise for Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, FIN 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:120-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effect of an ergonomic intervention on pain and sickness absence caused by upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders...
  10. doi request reprint Proper manual handling techniques to prevent low back pain, a Cochrane systematic review
    Jos H Verbeek
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 310 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Work 41:2299-301. 2012
    ..No study on treatment was found. None of the included RCTs and CCTs provided evidence that training and provision of assistive devices prevented LBP when compared to no intervention or another intervention...
  11. ncbi request reprint Partial sick leave--review of its use, effects and feasibility in the Nordic countries
    Johanna Kausto
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:239-49. 2008
    ..More research and more rigorous study designs are needed to determine whether partial sick leave is feasible and beneficial in keeping those with reduced work ability in worklife...
  12. pmc Occupational Physicians' Reasoning about Recommending Early Return to Work with Work Modifications
    Ritva Horppu
    Prevention of Work Disability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 11:e0158588. 2016
    ..However, this practice was not accepted without consideration to the RTW situation and context. If early RTW and work modifications are to be promoted, OPs should be offered education that addresses their views regarding this practice. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Manual material handling advice and assistive devices for preventing and treating back pain in workers
    Jos H Verbeek
    Occupational Safety and Health Review Group, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 310, Kuopio, Finland, 70101
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD005958. 2011
    ..Training and the provision of assistive devices are considered major interventions to prevent back pain and its related disability among workers exposed to manual material handling (MMH)...
  14. pmc Efficacy of temporary work modifications on disability related to musculoskeletal pain or depressive symptoms--study protocol for a controlled trial
    Eija Haukka
    Health and Work Ability, OHS and Work Health, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland Disability Prevention Research Centre, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    BMJ Open 5:e008300. 2015
    ..This study will examine whether temporary work modifications at the early stage of work disability are effective in enhancing return to work (RTW) or staying at work among workers with musculoskeletal or depressive symptoms...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reducing sickness absenteeism at the workplace--what to do and how?
    Kari Pekka Martimo
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:253-5. 2006