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Table 4 Proportions of respondents who reported that specific activities caused on occupational injury

From: Work-related musculoskeletal disorders : A survey of physical therapists in Izmir-Turkey

Activity that caused injury PT (%)
Transferring a patient 14.5
Performing repetitive tasks 13.9
Lifting heavy equipment or patients 13.6
Working when physically fatigued 12.0
Bending/twisting 11.1
Performing manual therapy 9.0
Maintaining a position for a prolonged period of the time 9.2
Responding to an unanticipated or sudden movement a by patient 5.9
Working in an awkward or cramped position 5.0
Slipping. tripping. falling 2.7
Applying modalities 1.5