Cross-Sectional Study to Evaluate Pattern and Risk Factors among School Teachers


  • Chinmayee Patel1 , Nisheeta Agrawal2



Pain, Risk factors, School teachers.


Objective: To evaluate the pattern and risk factors of musculoskeletal pain by using Nordic musculoskeletal


Method: A total 50 participants were recruited using cross-sectional study. The data was obtained by using

modified musculoskeletal questionnaire, analyzed using descriptive statistics for frequency and percentage.

Results: This study comprised 70% of females and 30% of males between the ages of 25-60 years. The

finding showed that the most common musculoskeletal pain included shoulder pain (14%), low back pain

(16%) and knee (14%). The factors of musculoskeletal pain are working hours/day, prolong standing,

overhead activity and working posture.

Conclusion: According to this study shoulder pain, low back pain and knee pain is common pain sites

among school teachers. The factors of musculoskeletal pain are working hours/day, overhead activities,

prolong standing and working posture.

Author Biography

Chinmayee Patel1 , Nisheeta Agrawal2

1 Assistant Professor, 2 MPT Student, The Shrimad Rajchandra College of Physiotherapy,

Uka Tarsadia University, Maliba Campus, Bardoli, Gujarat, India