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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


Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Aimi Hamraie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901639
eISBN:
9781452958743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Building Access investigates twentieth-century strategies for designing the world with disability in mind. Illustrated with a wealth of rare archival materials, this book brings together scientific, ... 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 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


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


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


Skill-Based Design: Productivity, Learning, and Organizational Effectiveness

Harold Salzman

in Usability: Turning Technologies into Tools

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195075106
eISBN:
9780197560303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195075106.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

The effective implementation of new technology, particularly computerbased systems, typically requires more, not less worker skill and judgment (Adler, 1986; ... More


Work at the Interface: Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Job Design

J. Martin Corbett

in Usability: Turning Technologies into Tools

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195075106
eISBN:
9780197560303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195075106.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

The currently dominant view among researchers interested in advanced manufacturing technology (AMT) and job design is that an organization’s choice of job design ... More


Participatory Design

Bruce I. Blum

in Beyond Programming: To A New Era of Design

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195091601
eISBN:
9780197560662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195091601.003.0014
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

The theme of the book now becomes clearer. Design is the conscious modification of the human environment. As with all selfconscious change, there will be ... More


Teaching Methods and Teacher Behaviors

Jay Dorfman

in Theory and Practice of Technology-Based Music Instruction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199795581
eISBN:
9780197563175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199795581.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Equipment and Technology

TBMI differs from simple integration in that this type of teaching emphasizes direct student engagement with technology for introducing, reinforcing, and assessing ... More


What are the Regional and Localized Forms of Fibromyalgia?

Daniel J. Wallace and Janice Brock Wallace

in All About Fibromyalgia: A Guide for Patients and their Families

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195147537
eISBN:
9780197561843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195147537.003.0020
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Rheumatology

The definition of fibromyalgia includes widespread pain in all four quadrants (areas) of the body. What happens when you have fibromyalgia-like pain ... More


Work and Disability

Daniel J. Wallace and Janice Brock Wallace

in All About Fibromyalgia: A Guide for Patients and their Families

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195147537
eISBN:
9780197561843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195147537.003.0035
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Rheumatology

Most of us have to work for a living. There are bills to pay and families to provide for. Since fibromyalgia patients do not usually look ill and on ... More


The Future Holds a Lot of Hope

Daniel J. Wallace and Janice Brock Wallace

in All About Fibromyalgia: A Guide for Patients and their Families

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195147537
eISBN:
9780197561843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195147537.003.0038
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Rheumatology

When we became interested in fibromyalgia over 20 years ago, we quickly learned how it felt to be lonely. The Fibrositis Study Club (now the Fibromyalgia ... 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


Musculoskeletal Disorders

Carisa Harris-Adamson, Stephen S. Bao, and Bradley Evanoff

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/9780190662677.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the nature and magnitude of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) and their prevention and control. The incidence and severity of musculoskeletal disorders is ... More


Hazards for Healthcare Workers

Jane A. Lipscomb

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/9780190662677.003.0037
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes occupational hazards for healthcare workers. The chapter focuses on biological hazards, chemical hazards, physical hazards, safety and ergonomic hazards, violence, psychosocial ... More


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