Musculoskeletal pain in college students: a systematic review

Palabras clave: dolor musculoesquelético, estudiantes de universidad


Introducción: A la fecha no hay una revisión sistemática cuyo enfoque sea dolor musculoesquelético en estudiantes de universidad. Objetivo: Resumir evidencia de dolor musculoesquelético en estudiantes de universidad. Criterios de selección: Año de publicación entre 2015 y 2020, estudios observacionales en idioma Inglés, texto completo disponible, análisis de la presencia de dolor musculoesquelético en estudiantes de universidad. Se usaron los términos MeSH y operadores booleanos dolor Y musculoesquelético Y estudiantes de universidad. Fuentes de información: PubMed, ClinicalKey, ProQuest ScienceDirect y ResearchGate. Resultados: Un total de 318 artículos fueron identificados, de los cuales 296 fueron excluidos; solo 22 fueron incluidos en el análisis. La mayoría de los estudios involucra a estudiantes de la población universitaria en general, cinco artículos involucran a estudiantes de odontología y cinco más, a estudiantes de ciencias de la salud. La mayoría de los artículos incluyen espacios en los que el estudiante debe permanecer en una posición sentada constantemente; solo dos artículos involucran un espacio de consultorio dental y uno, el espacio de laboratorio médico. Conclusiones: Los sitios de dolor más reportados fueron cuello, espalda alta y baja y hombros.


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Wohlmuth-Cohen, G., & León-Avila, F. (2021). Musculoskeletal pain in college students: a systematic review. Proceedings of Scientific Research Universidad Anáhuac, 1(2), 31-45.
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