The Study on Computer Workstation, Rest and Musculoskeletal Symptoms in High School Students

고등학생들의 컴퓨터 작업환경, 휴식과 근골격계 자각증상에 대한 연구

  • 윤태형 (동서대학교 작업치료학과) ;
  • 차태현 (경운대학교 작업치료학과) ;
  • 황상희 (가톨릭상지대학교 작업치료과)
  • Received : 2012.04.30
  • Accepted : 2012.07.12
  • Published : 2012.07.31


This study is the investigation research to look into rest, computer work environment and muscle and bone symptom of high school students in some area. With high school students in K area as the object the questionnaires of self-writing type were distributed and the final 685 copies were collected and material analysis was carried out. In the differences between work posture and environment evaluation score following whether or not of pain existing of the each part of pain, the score of the persons who do not have pain was significantly higher than the score of the persons who have pain. The negative correlation between the part of pain and work environment was in desk(shoulder), chair(neck, shoulder, back, and ankle/foot), monitor(shoulder, back) keyboard (neck, shoulder, and ankle/foot) appeared as the result. Controling monitor and chair environment is help to alleviate neck pain and ankle/foot pain respectively. Therefore, computer work environment and bone and muscle symptom have relations and as the use of computer increases, prevention program which can relieve muscle and bone symptom by improving computer work environment is necessary.


Computer Workstation;Musculoskeletal Symptoms;Rest


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