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Statistics for Human-tech Research

Alex Kirlik

in Human-Tech: Ethical and Scientific Foundations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199765140
eISBN:
9780199863358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765140.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

This chapter presents the reprinted article “The Earth is spherical (p 〈 0.05): Alternative methods of statistical inference” by Kim J. Vicente and Gerard L. Torenvliet. The chapter argues that “the ... More


Ergonomics

Veikko Louhevaara and Nina Nevala

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Ergonomics is a scientific and practical discipline that examines the relationship between human and physical elements of work. This may take the form of how a workplace is designed, what tools are ... More


Psychological Distance: Manipulating an Interface versus Controlling a System

Alex Kirlik

in Human-Tech: Ethical and Scientific Foundations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199765140
eISBN:
9780199863358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765140.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

This chapter presents the reprinted article “Toward theory-driven, quantitative performance measurement in ergonomics science: The abstraction hierarchy as a framework for data analysis” by Xinyao ... More


Health hazards in the physical work environment

Clare Bambra

in Work, Worklessness, and the Political Economy of Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588299
eISBN:
9780191731372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588299.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the health effects of three traditional dimensions of the physical work environment: chemical hazards including exposure to toxic substances used in industrial processes ... More


Occupational and Environmental Health

Barry S. Levy, David H. Wegman, Sherry L. Baron, and Rosemary K. Sokas (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This thoroughly updated seventh edition is a comprehensive, clearly written, and practical textbook that includes information on both occupational health and environmental health, providing the ... More


Noise Channels: Glitch and Error in Digital Culture

Peter Krapp

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676248
eISBN:
9781452947792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676248.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In the glitches, inefficiencies, and errors that ergonomics and usability engineering strive to surmount, this book identifies creative reservoirs of computer-mediated interaction. Throughout new ... More


Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists

Lora Deahl and Brenda Wristen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190616847
eISBN:
9780190616878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616847.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists brings together information from ergonomics, physics, biomechanics, anatomy, medicine, and piano pedagogy to focus on the subject of small-handedness. ... More


Safety

Tee L. Guidotti

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Safety, or safety science, refers to the application of technology, behavioral science and administrative controls to prevent incidents resulting in injury, property loss and lost productivity. ... More


Occupational Ergonomics: Promoting Safety and Health Through Work Design

W. Monroe Keyserling

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Occupational ergonomics is a multidisciplinary approach for promoting safety and health through effective work design. Ergonomists collaborate with other occupational health professionals to assure ... More


Ergonomic Initiatives

Andrew Thatcher

in The Psychology of Green Organizations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199997480
eISBN:
9780190272364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997480.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reports on the response of human factors and ergonomics to the threats posed by global climate and ecosystem changes from human interventions. After addressing the three theoretical ... More


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