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Work ability in young adults

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Title: Work ability in young adults
Authors: Boström, Maria
Issue Date: 29-Sep-2016
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Boström M, Dellve L, Thomée S, Hagberg M. Risk factors for generally reduced productivity - a prospective cohort study of young adults with neck or upper-extremity musculoskeletal symptoms. Scand J Work Environ Health 2008; 34(2): 120-132.

II. Boström M, Sluiter J, Hagberg M. Changes in work situation and work ability in young female and male workers. A prospective cohort study. BMC Public Health 2012, 12:694.

III. Boström M, Holmgren K, Sluiter J, Hagberg M, Grimby- Ekman A. Experiences of work ability in young workers - an exploratory interview study. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2016 May;89(4): 629-640.

IV. Boström M, Sluiter J, Hagberg M, Grimby-Ekman A. Opportunities for recovery at work and excellent work ability - a cross-sectional population study among young workers. BMC Public Health (2016) 16:985.

Date of Defence: 2016-10-27
Disputation: Torsdagen den 27 oktober 2016, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: sustainable work ability
young workers
working life
Abstract: Young adults may need special attention in their shift from student life to working life, to guarantee work ability. Being new at the workplace, they may encounter high expectations, resulting in high job demands. Also, they can expect to have a long working life and therefore need to have good work ability when entering the labor market. The overall aim of this thesis is to understand work ability in young adults. Two prospective studies, one cross-sectional and one qualitative study, were incl... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9866-3 (print)
978-91-628-9867-0 (pdf)
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