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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Work related musculoskeletal pain/discomfort perceived by potato growers while performing potato cultivation activities

Author(s):

Dr. Katayani, Dr. Aradhana Kushwaha, Dr. Rashmee Yadav and Dr. Rekha Dayal

Abstract:
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) which are produced by postural discomforts are impairments of the bodily structures, such as muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments, nerves or the localized blood circulation system, which are caused or aggravated primarily by the performance of work and by the effects of the immediate environment in which work is carried out. Most WMSDs are cumulative disorders, resulting from repeated exposure to high- or low-intensity loads over a long period of time. Present study entitled “Work Related Musculoskeletal Pain/Discomfort Perceived by Potato Growers while Performing Potato Cultivation Activities”.Multistage purposive random sampling technique was followed to select the state, district, blocks and finally respondents. District Kannauj is purposively selected as this is one of the largest potato producer districts while two blocks namely Kannauj and Jalabad were randomly selected. Two villages from each selected block i.e. Basirapur and Mahmoadpur paith from Kannauj and, Badlepurwa and Kheda from Jalalabad, selected randomly. Forty farmers from each selected village, Total sample size 160 respondents were randomly selected for final data collection,

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Katayani, Dr. Aradhana Kushwaha, Dr. Rashmee Yadav and Dr. Rekha Dayal. Work related musculoskeletal pain/discomfort perceived by potato growers while performing potato cultivation activities. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2):840-842.

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