Jens Wahlström

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Data processing costs for three posture assessment methods
    Catherine Trask
    Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Department of Occupational and Public Health Sciences, University of Gavle, SE 801 76 Gävle, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:124. 2013
  2. pmc Data collection costs in industrial environments for three occupational posture exposure assessment methods
    Catherine Trask
    Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Department of Occupational and Public Health Sciences, University of Gavle, SE 80176 Gävle, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:89. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Risk factors for hospitalization due to lumbar disc disease
    Jens Wahlström
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1334-9. 2012
  4. pmc Bias and imprecision in posture percentile variables estimated from short exposure samples
    Svend Erik Mathiassen
    Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Department of Occupational and Public Health Sciences, University of Gavle, Gavle, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:36. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The effect of flooring on musculoskeletal symptoms in the lower extremities and low back among female nursing assistants
    Jens Wahlström
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Ergonomics 55:248-55. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Upper arm postures and movements in female hairdressers across four full working days
    Jens Wahlström
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University Hospital, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:584-94. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal symptoms among young male workers and associations with exposure to hand-arm vibration and ergonomic stressors
    Jens Wahlström
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Northern Sweden, Umea, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:595-602. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Determinants explaining the variability of hand-transmitted vibration emissions from two different work tasks: grinding and cutting using angle grinders
    Ingrid Liljelind
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, SE 90187 Umea, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 57:1065-77. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Exposure assessment in different occupational groups at a hospital using Quick Exposure Check (QEC) - a pilot study
    Pernilla Ericsson
    Work and Environmental Medicine, Umea University Hospital, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Work 41:5718-20. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Back and neck pain due to working in a cold environment: a cross-sectional study of male construction workers
    Lage Burström
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, 901 87, Umea, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:809-13. 2013

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Publications17

  1. pmc Data processing costs for three posture assessment methods
    Catherine Trask
    Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Department of Occupational and Public Health Sciences, University of Gavle, SE 801 76 Gävle, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:124. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Data collection costs in industrial environments for three occupational posture exposure assessment methods
    Catherine Trask
    Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Department of Occupational and Public Health Sciences, University of Gavle, SE 80176 Gävle, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:89. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Risk factors for hospitalization due to lumbar disc disease
    Jens Wahlström
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1334-9. 2012
    ..Prospective cohort study...
  4. pmc Bias and imprecision in posture percentile variables estimated from short exposure samples
    Svend Erik Mathiassen
    Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Department of Occupational and Public Health Sciences, University of Gavle, Gavle, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:36. 2012
    ..These four variables have been estimated using samples of observed or directly measured postures, typically using sampling durations between 5 and 120 min...
  5. doi request reprint The effect of flooring on musculoskeletal symptoms in the lower extremities and low back among female nursing assistants
    Jens Wahlström
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Ergonomics 55:248-55. 2012
    ..The decrease in pain intensity score of the feet in the intervention group was statistically significantly different from the reference group, both after 1 and 2 years...
  6. doi request reprint Upper arm postures and movements in female hairdressers across four full working days
    Jens Wahlström
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University Hospital, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:584-94. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal symptoms among young male workers and associations with exposure to hand-arm vibration and ergonomic stressors
    Jens Wahlström
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Northern Sweden, Umea, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:595-602. 2008
    ..The overall aim of this study was to explore the association between incident musculoskeletal symptoms in the neck and upper limbs and exposure to hand-arm vibration and ergonomic stressors...
  8. doi request reprint Determinants explaining the variability of hand-transmitted vibration emissions from two different work tasks: grinding and cutting using angle grinders
    Ingrid Liljelind
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, SE 90187 Umea, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 57:1065-77. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Exposure assessment in different occupational groups at a hospital using Quick Exposure Check (QEC) - a pilot study
    Pernilla Ericsson
    Work and Environmental Medicine, Umea University Hospital, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Work 41:5718-20. 2012
    ..QEC seems to fulfill the expectations of being a quick, sensible and practical exposure assessment tool that covers physical risk factors in the neck, upper extremities and low back...
  10. doi request reprint Back and neck pain due to working in a cold environment: a cross-sectional study of male construction workers
    Lage Burström
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, 901 87, Umea, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:809-13. 2013
    ..To study whether work in a cold environment increased the risk of musculoskeletal symptoms in the neck and low back among construction workers...
  11. doi request reprint Variability in hand-arm vibration during grinding operations
    Ingrid Liljelind
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 55:296-304. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess hand-arm vibration (HAV) exposure during different grinding operations, in order to obtain estimates of the variance components and to evaluate the effect of work postures...
  12. doi request reprint Daily text messages used as a method for assessing low back pain among workers
    Lage Burström
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Umea SE 901 87, Sweden Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 70:45-51. 2016
    ..To evaluate a method for collecting data concerning low back pain (LBP) using daily text messages and to characterize the reported LBP in terms of intensity, variability, and episodes...
  13. doi request reprint Reduced mortality rates in a cohort of long-term underground iron-ore miners
    Ove Björ
    Department of Radiation Sciences Oncology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 56:531-40. 2013
    ..However, studies on other causes of mortality are inconsistent and in the case of cancer incidence, sparse. The aim of this study was to examine the association between iron-ore mining, mortality and cancer incidence...
  14. pmc Neurosensory sequelae assessed by thermal and vibrotactile perception thresholds after local cold injury
    Daniel Carlsson
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sundsvall Hospital, Sundsvall, Sweden
    Int J Circumpolar Health 73:. 2014
    ..Quantitative sensory testing (QST) can be used to assess neurosensory symptoms but has previously not been used on cold injury patients...
  15. doi request reprint Full-Shift Trunk and Upper Arm Postures and Movements Among Aircraft Baggage Handlers
    Jens Wahlström
    1 Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden 2 Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Department of Occupational and Public Health Sciences, University of Gavle, SE 801 76 Gävle, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 60:977-90. 2016
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Whole-body vibration and the risk of low back pain and sciatica: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lage Burström
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, 901 87, Umea, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 88:403-18. 2015
    ..Moreover, the aim was to estimate the magnitude of such an association using meta-analysis and to compare our findings with previous reviews...
  17. ncbi request reprint White fingers, cold environment, and vibration--exposure among Swedish construction workers
    Lage Burström
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:509-13. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between white fingers, cold environment, and exposure to hand-arm vibration (HAV). The hypothesis was that working in cold climate increases the risk of white fingers...