Ganguli, Anindya K.

Ergonomics in Caring for People

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Table of contents

Part I. Biomechanics

1. Impact of Footwear on Gait Parameter
Devika Vipin Vaidya, Rauf Iqbal, Archana Bhatnagar

2. Characteristics of Gait Variability Among Healthy Indian Construction Workers During Different Load Carrying Modes
Arundhati Guha Thakurta, Rauf Iqbal, H. V. Bhasin, Amitabha De, Vivek Khanzode, Shreya Maulik

Part II. Musculo Skeletal Disorders

3. A Study on Agony of Indian Percussionists
W. Mishra, Amitabha De, Rauf Iqbal, Vivek Khanzode, S. Gangopadhyay, A. M. Chandra

4. Prevalence of Upper Limb Disorders and Investigation of Risk Factors Among Commercial Kitchen Male Workers in South India
S. Shankar, M. Shanmugam, J. Srinivasan

5. Effect of Occupational Factors on Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Insurance Office Employees: A Case Study
Harbir Singh, Lakhwinder Pal Singh

6. Assessment of Forearm Muscle Work in Various Dental Activities
Tejashree A. Dabholkar, Sujata Yardi, Ajit Dabholkar

7. Investigation of Magnitude of Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Cotton Spinning Operators
Dhananjay Ikhar, Vishwas Deshpande

8. Working Period, Year of Exposure and the Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders Among the Saw Mill Workers: A Cross-Sectional Study
Asit Adhikari, Subhashis Sahu

9. Duration of Exposure (Working Hours) and Musculoskeletal Discomfort/Pain
Urmi R. Salve, Amitabha De

Part III. Health and Safety

10. Knowledge–Attitude–Practice (KAP) Study and Nutrition Education of Athletic and Non-athletic Teenagers (13–18Years)
Ashwini R. Sadhu, Deepali Kotwal

11. A Study on Auditory Status of School Going Children Residing Near Railway Track
Chatterjee Sandipan, Chatterjee Ayan, Chatterjee Surjani, Santra Tanaya, Mondal Prosun, Banerjee Neepa, Mukherjee Shankarashis

12. Assessment of Scapular Stability in Postpartum Females: A Longitudinal Study
Akhila Krishnakumar, Tejashree A. Dabholkar, Ajit Dabholkar

13. General Health-Related Physical Fitness Levels of College-Going Girls from Maharashtra
P. Patel, Rauf Iqbal, H. Bhasin, A. Bhatnagar, M. K. Chauhan

14. Bagasse—A Replacement of Glass Wool as an Acoustic Material
Mohit Gaur, M. Muzammil, Abid Ali Khan

Part IV. Occupational Ergonomics

15. Manual Material Handling by Rural Women: An In-depth Analysis of the Body Pain Areas
Gupta Nidhi, Pupalla Padmaja

16. Characterization of Drudgery of Farm Women in the Soybean Production System
Jayshree P. Zend, Manjusha S. Revanwar, Sandhya N. Admankar

17. Association of Job and Demographical Risk Factor with Occurrence of Neck Pain Among Hand Screen Printing Workers
S. Shankar, R. Naveen Kumar, P. Mohankumar, J. Karthick, S. Pradeep

18. Effect of Fatigue on Hand Function in Dental Profession
Tejashree A. Dabholkar, Riddhi Shroff, Ajit Dabholkar, Sujata Yardi

19. Cardiac Stress Among Two Types of Handloom Weavers
Santu Durlov, Subhashis Sahu

20. Workspace Amenities for Assam Policewomen: Ergonomic Interventions
Shilpi Bora, Abhirup Chatterjee, Debkumar Chakrabarti

21. Physiological and Metabolic Status of Bus Drivers
C. K. Pradhan, I. Chakraborty, S. Thakur, S. Mukherjee

22. Effectiveness of a Participatory Ergonomics Intervention to Improve Musculoskeletal Health: A Solomon Four-Group Study Among Manufacturing Industry Workers in Selangor, Malaysia
C. S. Lim, B. B. Mohd Rafee, A. R. Anita, A. S. Shamsul, S. B. Mohd Noor

Part V. Design Ergonomics

23. Ergonomic Intervention for Manual Harvesting in Agriculture: A Review
R. Jain, M. L. Meena, G. S. Dangayach

24. Skin–Bed Interface Pressure on Standard Hospital Mattress for Sitting, Prone, and Supine Posture in Healthy Adults
Sachin S. Shinde, Neela R. Rajhans

25. Design of Continuously Variable Transmission Mechanism for Economy Cars in India
Sanjog Kumar Panda, Abhirup Chatterjee, Debkumar Chakrabarti

26. A Brief Procedure for Ergonomic Design of Hand Tool for Small-Scale Industries
M. K. Sain, M. L. Meena, G. S. Dangayach, A. K. Bhardwaj

27. Designing Washroom for Wheelchair Users in Vocational Training Schools
P. Shivalkar, M. K. Chauhan

28. Intra- and Inter-reliability of Cervical Goniometer Used to Measure Cervical Range of Motion in Young Adults
Shivani Chowdhury Salian, Arushi Tiwari

Part VI. User Experience

29. Number Plate Design for Bicycles: An Approach from Aesthetic and Ergonomic Perspective
Mohammad Shahid, Subir Dey, Subhajit Chandra, Anmol Srivastava, Ashish Kumar Yadav, Shilpi Bora, Pallavi Rani, Debkumar Chakrabarti

30. Anthropomorphic Televisions Are More Attractive: The Effect of Novelty
Anirban Chowdhury, Debkumar Chakrabarti, Sougata Karmakar

31. Identification of Aesthetically Favourable Interface Attributes for Better User Experience of Social Networking Application
Devyani Shirole, Anirban Chowdhury, Debayan Dhar

32. Exploring Embedded Intelligence as a Means of Minimizing Cognitive Load of Students in Electronics Engineering Instructional Laboratory Sessions
Anmol Srivastava, Pradeep Yammiyavar

33. Product Graphical User Interfaces: A Study for the Meaning and Usability on Automobile Dashboard User Interfaces in Indian Context
Venkateshwarlu Varala, Pradeep Yammiyavar

34. Effect of Baby-Like Product Personality on Visually Perceived Pleasure: A Study on Coffeemakers
Prachi Karkun, Anirban Chowdhury, Debayan Dhar

35. ‘Quantitative Probabilistic Widgets’: Method to Improve Usability Performance of Data Entry Task
Shrikant Salve, Pradeep Yammiyavar

Part VII. Cognitive Ergonomics

36. An Eye-Free Android Application for Visually Impaired Users
Uday Sagale, Ganesh Bhutkar, Mahadev Karad, Nikhil Jathar

37. Meditation as a Countermeasure to Reduce Cognitive Decline During Total Sleep Deprivation
Abhirup Chatterjee, Koushik Ray, Usha Panjwani, Jag Parvesh Anand, Lalan Thakur, Sanjeev Kumar, Debkumar Chakrabarti

38. Effects of Bharatnatyam Dancing on the Cognitive Ability of Adult Bengalee Females
Chatterjee Surjani, Banerjee Neepa, Chatterjee Sandipan, Bhattacharjee Satabdi, Banerjee Debamalya, Mukherjee Shankarashis

39. A Cognitive Approach to Design of Habitats in Extraterrestrial Environments: Review of Literature
Biswaksen Patnaik

40. Mental Fatigue Quantification by Physiological and Neurophysiological Techniques: An Overview
Rajesh Kumar, Parveen Kalra, A. K. Lall

41. Role of Language in Transfer of Tacit Knowledge: Case Study of Bamboo Crafts Making Industries in Northeast India
S. P. Ojha, Pradeep Yammiyavar

42. Study of Visual Ergonomic Issues in Title Design in Popular Hindi Cinema Posters
Mohammad Shahid, Dharmalingam Udaya Kumar

43. Research in Driver–Vehicle Interaction: Indian Scenario
Indresh Verma, Susmita Nath, Sougata Karmakar

Keywords: Engineering, Quality Control, Reliability, Safety and Risk, Engineering Design, Employee Health and Wellbeing, Occupational Medicine/Industrial Medicine, User Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction, Human Physiology

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