Individual Study / Finnish Forest Workers

Finnish Forest Workers

Finnish Forest Workers

Initiatives -
To study the effect of vibration exposoure on muscle function (hand-grip force in lumberjacks) in Norway. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
1978
End Year
1980

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Jukka Starck
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
2 years follow up (annual compulsory health examination)

Marker Paper

Färkkiäla, M., Aatola, S., Starck, J. et al. Hand-grip force in lumberjacks: two-year follow-up. Int. Arch Occup Environ Heath 58, 203–208 (1986). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00432102

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
67
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Norwegian men

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other