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A review of cardiovascular disease in Korean shift workers and the approach to improve their health at Y power plant

Lee L. K, Kim J. H, Kim M. Y, Park B. S, Yang S. M, Lee W. D, Noh J. W, Shin Y. S, Kim S.J, Kwak T. Y, Lee T. H, Kim J. Y, Park J, Kim J

Abstract


The aim of this review was to investigate cardiovascular disease in Korean shift workers and to suggest an approach related to physiotherapy for improving their health. This review paper focused on cardiovascular disease, including hypertension, diabetes, and obesity. We summarized the results of various studies in a literature review. Our results showed the status and pattern of cardiovascular disease in Korean shift workers. In the present review paper, we thoughtfully discussed cardiovascular disease based on our results and with reference to previous cardiovascular physiotherapy research.


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