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Ciencia & trabajo

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CUNHA LAUX, Rafael; PAGLIARI, Paulo; VIANNEI EFFTING JUNIOR, João  and  CORAZZA, Sara Teresinha. Labor gymnastics program and reduction of medical certificates. Cienc Trab. [online]. 2016, vol.18, n.56, pp.130-133. ISSN 0718-2449.

Recent studies have pointed the labor gymnastics as an important tool to alleviate some caused by the working in the modern life. Therefore, the present study aimed to analyze the influence of a labor gymnastics program (LGP) in reduction the amount of certificates of industrial in the city of Chapecó-SC. The sample consisted of 31 subjects, 22 males and 9 females with an average age of 32.48 ± 8.28. All data were collected from the medical records of employees. The LGP was developed two times a week for 12 months continuous. The results show a decrease in the total amount of certificates (51.52%), for systemic diseases (43.48%) and musculoskeletal diseases (55.56%) in the period of development on the LGP. In conclusion, with the decrease in the number of certificates, there was also improvement in health and quality of life of its practitioners.

Keywords : Occupational health; health certificate; quality of life; workers.

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