Definition of “repetitive strain injury” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “repetitive strain injury” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“repetitive strain injury” in Business English

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repetitive strain injurynoun

uk us also repetitive stress injury, abbreviation RSI HR

[ U ] a medical condition caused by repeated pressure or movements, usually leading to pain and weakness in the hand and arm:

Office workers can suffer from work-related ill-health such as repetitive strain injury.

[ C ] an injury caused by repeated pressure or movements, usually affecting the hand and arm:

She suffered repetitive stress injuries as a direct result of using badly designed keyboards.

(Definition of “repetitive strain injury” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)