Goonetilleke, Ravindra S.

Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors

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Table of contents

1. Hand Arm Vibration, Grip Strength Assessment and the Prevalence of Health Disorders Among Stone Crushing Workers
Zahid Rashid, Muhammad Shafiq, Paola Cocca, Filippo Marciano, Aisha Tayyab

2. Understanding Shoulder Injury
Stephen Morrissey

3. Firing of a Cannon: Biomechanical Evaluation of Ergonomic Hazards
Theresa Stack, Lee Ostrom

4. The Effects of a Combined Hip Flexion and Pelvis Movement Intervention on Postural Stability, Spinal Loading and Lumbar Flexion When Reaching and Lifting
Grant A. Mawston, Wayne Milicich, Mark G. Boocock

5. A Pilot Study of Gender Differences on Anthropometric Measurements in Singapore Population
Yu-Chi Lee, Chun-Hsien Chen, Li Pheng Khoo

6. Anthropometric Evaluation of the Design of the Classroom Desk for the Eighth and the Ninth Grades of Benghazi Schools
Ahamed Altaboli, Najia Nawras, Ahmed Mahdi, Hanin Alzardomi, Mohammed Alyseri, Mhammed Alkendi

7. The Biomechanics and Ergonomics of the Impact of Anti-fatigue Mats on Decreasing Whole Body Vibration
Redha Taiar, Xavier Chiementin, Ellie Abdi, Guillaume Polidori, Tareq Ahram

8. Development of an Ergonomic Evaluation Tool for Health-Promoting Physical Workplaces
Manfred Dangelmaier, Pablo Theissen

9. A Study of Incentive Stimulating Human Error Activity on Public Service
Risako Shiraishi, Minami Wakata, Kumiko Takahashi, Yusaku Okada

10. An Interview Study on Children’s Spectacle Frame Fit
Jiaxin Zhang, Yan Luximon

11. A Comparative Study of the Effects of Electrical Stimulation and Intermittent Compressive Forces on Soft Tissue Mechanical Properties
Ben-Yi Liau, Chien-Liang Chen, Yih-Kuen Jan, Hsin-Ying Chiu, Pei-Syuan He, Chi-Wen Lung

12. Prospective Design of Seating Systems for Digitalized Working Worlds
Nico Feller, Ulf Müller, Kim-Hoa Huynh, Wolfgang Potthast, Thomas Dupré, Joanna Funck

13. Human Factors Field Evaluation of a Blast Debris Protection Design Concept
Katherine Blake Mitchell, Jay McNamara, Kristine Isherwood

14. An Ergonomic Analysis of the Traditional Sorbetes Cart
Angela Marie Fausto, Carla Ocampo, Krisella Robles, Benette Custodio

15. Adoption of Construction Ergonomic Interventions on Building Construction Sites in Nigeria
Ibrahim AbdulHafeez, John Smallwood

16. The Impact of Ergonomics Interventions on Musculoskeletal Injuries Among Construction Workers
Emmanuel Bamfo-Agyei, Lawrence Atepor

17. Assessment in Office Work and Productivity
Jenny Rodríguez-García, Fernanda Maradei

18. Evaluation of Bodily Discomfort of Employees in a Slaughterhouse
Adriana Seára Tirloni, Diogo Cunha Reis, Eliane Ramos, Antônio Renato Pereira Moro

19. Use of Soft Tissue Properties for Ergonomic Product Design
Parth Shah, Yan Luximon, Ameersing Luximon

20. Assessment of Human Balance Due to Recoil Destabilization Using Smart Clothing
Sofia Scataglini, Elie Truyen, Paolo Perego, Johan Gallant, Damien Van Tiggelen, Giuseppe Andreoni

21. Systems Anthropometry of Digital Human Models for Seat Design
Herbert Reynolds, Gunther Paul

22. The Veronesi Method - Judicial Expertise for Physical Therapists
José Ronaldo Veronesi

23. Total Force of Pinch and Grasp by Hand Postures
Kyung-Sun Lee, Myung-Chul Jung

24. Investigation of Musculoskeletal Symptoms and Associated Risk Factors in the HORECA Sector
Rute Alves, Rui B. Melo, Filipa Carvalho

25. Investigation of the Effectiveness of European Assembly Worksheet in Assessing Organizational Measures for MSD Risk Assessment
Tobias Hellig, Vera Rick, Robert Stranzenbach, Philipp Przybysz, Alexander Mertens, Christopher Brandl

26. Analysis of Exoskeleton Introduction in Industrial Reality: Main Issues and EAWS Risk Assessment
Stefania Spada, Lidia Ghibaudo, Silvia Gilotta, Laura Gastaldi, Maria Pia Cavatorta

27. A Successful Ergonomic Solution Based on Lean Manufacturing and Participatory Ergonomics
Symone A. Miguez, João F. A. Garcia Filho, José Eduardo Faustino, Anderson A. Gonçalves

28. Assessments of Ergonomic Risks in Banana Cultivation and Production
Oswaldo Jara, Fanny Ballesteros, Esteban Carrera

29. A Proposal for Field-Oriented System to Support Medical Risk Management. Support of Risk Management in Small and Medium Sized Hospital
Akifumi Hiranuma, Yusaku Okada

30. Risk of Developing Musculoskeletal Disorders in a Meat Processing Plant
Diogo Cunha Reis, Adriana Seára Tirloni, Eliane Ramos, Antônio Renato Pereira Moro

31. Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSD) in Construction Workers and Main Causes
Zenija Roja, Henrijs Kalkis, Inara Roja, Janis Zalkalns

32. Ultraviolet Radiation in Sunlight and Artificial Lighting Systems: Are They Alike?
Sandra Preto, Cristina Caramelo Gomes

33. Ergonomic Risks of Physical Load on Administrative Workers in a Higher Education Institution 2015-Cartagena
Irina Escudero

34. What are the Major Risk Factors for Falls Among Community-Dwelling Korean Older Women?
Taekyoung Kim, Shuping Xiong

35. Acupuncture/Acupressure for Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) Relieving in the Elderly: A Review
Zidan Gong, Winnie Yu, Thomas Wong, Yuanqi Guo

36. Effect of Motion Type and Inclination on Muscle Activity and Edema
Vishnu Mahesh, Yueqing Li, Brian Craig

37. Women’s Clothing Choices are Being Inhibited by Poor Fit
Tanya Dove

38. Reading Task Investigation of the Kindle app in Three Mediums
Kimberly Anne Sheen, Yan Luximon, Jiaxin Zhang

39. Fashion Education Innovations Based on Ergonomic Design
Hong Wu, Huang Chao, Ameersing Luximon

40. An Explorative Study of Elderly Fashion
Huang Chao, Ameersing Luximon, Chit Sin Cheung, Yan Mo

41. Old Fashion to New Fashion: The Creative Fashion Design Concepts from Nail Cover of Qing Dynasty
Yan Mo, Huang Chao, Zhimei Kan

42. Investigation on Human Body Movements and the Resulting Body Measurement Variations
Ningrong Xie, P. Y. Mok

43. On Ergonomic Perception
Emine Koca, Özlem Kaya

44. Formulation of Field Data Base Model of Productivity for Standalone Sewing Machine Operation Based on Ergonomic Considerations
Vishwas Deshpande, Swapna R. Ghatole, J. P. Modak

45. Formulation of Field Data Based Model of Human Energy Expenditure During Wheat Grinding Operation Based on Anthropometric and Ergonomic Considerations
Abhijeet A. Agashe, Vishwas S. Deshpande

46. Posture Analysis of Face Drilling Operation in Underground Mines in India: A Case Study
Rahul Mondal, Pradip Kumar Ray

47. Heart Rate Based Evaluation of Operator Fatigue and Its Effect on Performance During Pipeline Work
Yanbin Wu, Takashi Miwa, Makoto Uchida

48. Assessment of Heat Stress Impacts on Construction Workers: A South African Exploratory Study
Katlane Seema, Clinton Aigbavboa

49. Characteristics of Cutting Performance for Japanese Sewing Scissors Made by the “So-hizukuri” Forging Process
Yasuko Kitajima, Hayato Nakatani, Akihiko Goto, Hiroyuki Hamada

50. Eye Movement Analysis of Japanese Sewing Scissors Craftsman
Yasuko Kitajima, Hayato Nakatani, Yoichiro Ogura, Akihiko Goto, Hiroyuki Hamada, Norimichi Nanami

51. Investigation on Effect of Mattress Hardness on Sleep Comfort of Middle-Aged and Old Women
Huimin Hu, Fan Yang, Chaoyi Zhao, Hong Luo, Ying Zhang, Linghua Ran, Xin Zhang, Haimei Wu

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Occupational Medicine/Industrial Medicine, Quality Control, Reliability, Safety and Risk, Engineering Design, Computational Intelligence, User Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction

Publication year
Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Page amount
13 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
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