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1- Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran Iran.
2- Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran. , tavafian@modares.ac.ir
3- Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran.
4- Department of Sport Science, Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
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Aim: One of the most important musculoskeletal injuries in health system is neck pain. Therefore the effect of a virtual educational program based on ergonomics principles and at-work exercises regarding prevention of neck pain among nurses working in Imam Khomeini hospital in Pole dokhtar city, Lorestan province of Iran will be studied.
Methods and Instruments: This is a semi-experimental study that will be performed on nurses working in Imam Khomeini Hospital in Pole dokhtar city of Iran. The nurses will be randomly selected and divided into two intervention and control groups. The frequency of MSD as well as nurses’ knowledge, attitude and behavior will be assessed using a standard Nordic questionnaire and a researcher-made questionnaire. Principles of ergonomics and at-work exercises will bw practiced just for intervention group. Reassessment will takes place after three months and the results will be compared to the control group through descriptive and analytical analyses.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Musculoskeletal Pain Prevention
Received: 2020/04/14 | Accepted: 2020/06/7 | Published: 2020/08/31

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