Maintain Fitness and Reduce Musculoskeletal Disorder Risk
The body requires care and maintenance to effectively function. Although every body features the same anatomy, an individual’s degree of physical fitness, response to muscular movements, and ability to recover from physical strain and injuries considerably vary.
The best interventions to improve physical fitness are unique to individuals and their injuries, weaknesses, and muscle imbalances.
What happens when clinicians are in pain or experience discomfort?
More than what percentage of dental hygienists may experience musculoskeletal disorders?
Poor physical fitness has not been associated with MSDs among dentists.
Exercises that increase the wellness and fitness of oral health professionals are divided into four categories: aerobic, stretching, strengthening, and endurance exercises.
The United States Surgeon General recommends 30 minutes or more of accumulated moderate intensity physical activity on five or more days per week to improve health and fitness.
Muscles that are short, tight, or have limited blood flow should be stretched, not strengthened.
Muscular fitness exercises that use the body as resistance include which of the following?
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