repetitive strain injury


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repetitive strain injury

n. Abbr. RSI
Damage to tendons, nerves, and other soft tissues that is caused by the repeated performance of a limited number of physical movements and is characterized by numbness, pain, and a wasting and weakening of muscles.

repetitive strain injury

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repetitive stress injury

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(Pathology) a condition, characterized by arm or wrist pains, that can affect musicians, computer operators, etc, who habitually perform awkward hand movements. Abbreviation: RSI
Translations

repetitive strain injury

nVerletzung fdurch wiederholte Belastung

repetitive strain injury

n (Med) → lesione f da sforzo ripetuto
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Julian told the Sunday People: "The pain was getting worse so I went to the doctor and he said it was repetitive strain injury caused by working too much on my computer.
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What we have here, insists the Australian Dr Straker, is the onset of worldwide repetitive strain injury among a whole generation.
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People who use a keyboard for more than four hours a day have a 50 percent chance of developing a repetitive strain injury at some point in their lives, according to Ergonomic Insights and Innovations.

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