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Rehabilitation ergonomics and human factors

Rehabilitation ergonomics and human factors

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Published by IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Special issue.

Statement[guest editors:] M.S. Redfern and S. Kumar.
SeriesIEEE transactions on rehabilitation engineering -- vol.2 (3)
ContributionsRedfern, Mark S., Kumar, Shrawan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21278702M

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care and Patient Safety. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates; pp. 61– Carayon P, Alyousef B, Xie A. Human factors and ergonomics in health care. In: Salvendy G, editor. Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics. 4. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons; pp. –Cited by: In book: handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care and Patient Safety (pp) Edition: 2nd edition; Chapter: Human factors and ergonomics in patient safety management.

About Human Factors and Ergonomics. Human Factors and Ergonomics (HF&E) explores the interaction between operator and task demands as well as the reduction of unnecessary stress and injury to persons engaged in activities or operating equipment. Although often considered synonymous, ergonomics has traditionally focused on how work affects people, while the . The book begins with a theoretical and conceptual review of ergonomics and its role in rehabilitation. It covers anthropometry and its impact on human biomechanics, allowing readers to grasp complex concepts, visualize what forces are acting where, and understand the consequence of this force.

Human factors and ergonomics focuses on designing the world to better accommodate people. As a unique scientific discipline, human factors and ergonomics systematically applies the knowledge of human abilities and limitations to the design of systems with the goal of optimizing the interaction between people and other system elements to enhance. Title: Ergonomics and Human Factors 1 Ergonomics and Human Factors. LECTURE 1 ; 2 HISTORY OF ERGONOMICS. In the early s, the production of industry was still largely dependent on human power/motion, and ergonomic concepts were developing to improve worker productivity. Scientific Management, a method that improved.


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