Musculoskeletal disorder analysis-advanced in medical technology: review


  • Tengku Nor Shuhada Tengku Zawawi
  • Abdul Rahim Abdullah Associate Professor
  • Norhashimah Mohd Saad
  • Rubita Sudirman
  • Ezreen Farina Shair



Musculoskeletal Disorders (MDSs), Method Analysis, Lower Back Pain (LBD), Upper Limb Disorders (ULDs), Lower Limb Disorders (LLDs)


Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are widespread through the world and are the second most common cause of disability in work setting. There are many method used to analyse MSDs to know the reality situation and affacted to the employess The review is to compare in terms of design, methodology, approach and identify the equipment and method used from the previous researchers that have many advantages dan disadvantage of the method to come out the best suggestion of equipment and method proper to used and improvement that should be do for the future researchers. The relevant literature was obtained from the following strategy. Kerwords were idenfied after a scoping study into the some types of MSDs analysis by focusing on the equipment and method. A number of articles between 2010-2021 were extracted from Google Scholar database using keywords of “musculoskeletal disorders analysis”, “ergonomics analysis” and “ MSD identification”. The study found that most of the method in MSD more focus on the Questionnare as the Method of data in analysis for MSD. However, it is more to after injuries of MSDs happened, but not focusing on method to avoid the MSD form happed. Thus, this paper provide the suggestion preventive strategies for the futures researcher to go futher in MSD to tackle the improvement before real MSDs happedned.

Author Biographies

Tengku Nor Shuhada Tengku Zawawi

Fakulti Kejuruteraan Elektrik, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia, Melaka, Malaysia.

Abdul Rahim Abdullah, Associate Professor

Advanced Digital Signal Processing Laboratory, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia.

Norhashimah Mohd Saad

Department of Electrical Electronic, Faculty of Engineering and Technologies, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), Malaysia.

Rubita Sudirman

School of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

Ezreen Farina Shair

Advanced Digital Signal Processing Laboratory, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia


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How to Cite

Tengku Zawawi, T. N. S., Abdullah, A. R. ., Mohd Saad, N., Sudirman, R., & Shair, E. F. (2021). Musculoskeletal disorder analysis-advanced in medical technology: review. Asian Journal Of Medical Technology, 1(1), 46–59.