Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ID 25278
  Title Prevalence of playing-related musculoskeletal disorders in string players: A systematic review
URL https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30077421
Journal J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2018 Jul-Aug;41(6):540-549
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Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Systematic Review
Abstract/Notes

Objective: This systematic review aimed to assess the methodological quality of articles about the prevalence of playing-related musculoskeletal disorders (PRMDs) in string players and to identify the rate of prevalence and associated factors of PRMD.

Methods: Cross-sectional studies describing data on separate string players published in 5 different languages between January 1, 1980, and January 31, 2014, were included. The following databases were searched: MEDLINE, sciELO, and LILACS. Other sources and reference lists of published papers also were searched. The Loney Scale was used by 2 independent reviewers to evaluate the methodological quality, and only studies that achieved high scores were included.

Results: Of 1910 retrieved articles, 34 cross-sectional studies were selected for methodological assessment. However, only 8 studies reached satisfactory methodological quality scores. The prevalence rate of PRMD was alarmingly high, ranging from 64.1% to 90%. Women and older musicians were more affected in comparison to other instrumentalists. There seems to be a predominance of symptoms in the left upper limb in violinists and violists, whereas cellists and bassists report injuries in the right upper limb.

Conclusions: Professional and amateur string players are subject to development of PRMD. Low response rates were the most observed source of bias, and there is still a lack of publications with high methodological quality in the literature.

Author keywords: Musculoskeletal Diseases, Prevalence, Occupational Diseases

Author affiliations: Rehabilitation Sciences Program, Centro Universitário Augusto Motta, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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