repetitive strain injury

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repetitive strain injury:

see repetitive stress injuryrepetitive stress injury
or repetitive strain injury
(RSI), injury caused by repeated movement of a particular part of the body. Often seen in workers whose physical routine is unvaried, RSI has become epidemic since computers have entered the workplace in large
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That is exactly what happened in Australia, where a work-related condition known as repetitive strain injury, or RSI, emerged in the early 1980s and became a virtual epidemic that swept the country.
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