African Journal of
Health Sciences and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Health Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2805-4202
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJHST
  • Start Year: 2019
  • Published Articles: 31

Table of Content: December; 1(2)

December 2019

Assessment of Adiposity Indices among Female Staff in University of Nigeria Primary School Enugu Campus

A central fat pattern has adverse health implications in both children and adult. Because adiposity tracks from childhood into adulthood, the ability of simple anthropometric techniques to correctly measure truncal adiposity in adulthood needs to be assessed. This study assessed the adiposity indices among female staff of University of Nigeria Primary School Enugu Campus. A total number of forty nine (49) female staff...

Author(s): Antoninius Obinna EZEUKWU, Afamefuna Victor EGWUONWU, Jenevive Nene JOHN, Ezinne Ekediegwu, Ukamaka Gloria Mgbeojedo, Echezona Nelson Dominic EKECHUKWU

  • Article Number: 7D7F2C368604

December 2019

Influence of Sleep Surface on Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Pain among Undergraduate Students in Lagos, Nigeria

Certain sleep surfaces may trigger complaints of musculoskeletal pain and discomfort among otherwise healthy individuals. Thus, studies investigating the association between sleep surfaces and the prevalence of musculoskeletal pain and discomfort are imperative. This study investigated the influence of sleep surfaces on musculoskeletal pain among undergraduate students in Lagos, Nigeria. Five hundred undergraduate...

Author(s): Okafor Udoka C, Aiyegbusi Ayoola I, Odukoya Joy A, Oghumu SN, Sokunbi OG

  • Article Number: 45B672C68605

December 2019

Do Engineers Know and Practice Ergonomics better than Healthcare Professionals or Vice-Versa?

Ergonomics is a multidisciplinary field that seeks to promote the wellbeing of a person within a system, thereby fostering productivity with its concomitant economic effects. Professional training may impacts differently on the knowledge, awareness and practice (KAP) of certain constructs like ergonomics. Engineers and healthcare professional (HCP) are deeply involved in the promotion of ergonomics. However it is not...

Author(s): Echezona Nelson Dominic EKECHUKWU, Blessing Chiagozikam ATUEYI, Stephen C NWANYA, Obiageli Theresa MADU, Emmanuel N. AGUWA, Onyemaechi Valentine EKECHUKWU  

  • Article Number: 1B9793368606

December 2019

Effects of Ultrasound Therapy on Pain Intensity of Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis - A systematic Review of Evidence

The knee is the major weight bearing joint of the body. It is therefore expected that the knee more than most joints of the body will be more prone to the development of Ostearthritis (OA). Literature appears unsettled regarding the most preferred treatment parameters and the effects of ultrasound in the management of knee OA. This study systematically reviewed randomized controlled trials (RCTs) on the effects of...

Author(s): Nmachukwu Ifeoma Ekechukwu and Echezona Nelson Dominic Ekechukwu

  • Article Number: 3BCBE6268607