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Ergonomics and Health Aspects of Work with Computers

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Can Visual Discomfort Influence on Muscle Pain and Muscle Load for Visual Display Unit (VDU) Workers?
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    Chapter 2 Neuromuscular Principles in the Visual System and Their Potential Role in Visual Discomfort
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    Chapter 3 Forget About Aesthetics in Chair Design: Ergonomics Should Provide the Basis for Comfort
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    Chapter 4 Effects of the Office Environment on Health and Productivity 1: Auditory and Visual Distraction
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    Chapter 5 Effects of Using Dynamic Office Chairs on Posture and EMG in Standardized Office Tasks
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    Chapter 6 Video Display Terminals and Neck Pain: When Ophthalmology Explains the Failure of Biomechanical Intervention
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    Chapter 7 Performance Monitoring, Supervisory Support, and Job Characteristics and Their Impact on Employee Well-Being Amongst Four Samples of Call Centre Agents in South Africa
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    Chapter 8 Mechanisms for Work Related Disorders Among Computer Workers
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    Chapter 9 Do Background Luminance Levels or Character Size Effect the Eye Blink Rate During Visual Display Unit (VDU) Work – Comparing Young Adults with Presbyopes?
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    Chapter 10 Do the Luminance Levels of the Surroundings of Visual Display Units (VDU) and the Size of the Characters on the Screen Effect the Accommodation, the Muscle Load and Productivity During VDU Work?
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    Chapter 11 Complexity and Workload Factors in Virtual Work Environments of Mobile Work
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    Chapter 12 A Study of Personal Space in Communicating Information
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    Chapter 13 Musculoskeletal and Performance Effects of Monocular Display Augmented, Articulated Arm Based Laser Digitizing
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    Chapter 14 Work Environment and Health Effects of Operators at Light-on-Test Process in TFT-LCD Plants
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    Chapter 15 Techno Stress: A Study Among Academic and Non Academic Staff
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    Chapter 16 Call Centres in the Domain of Telecommunications: Ergonomic Issues for Well-Being Improvement
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    Chapter 17 Health and Performance Consequences of Office Ergonomic Interventions Among Computer Workers
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    Chapter 18 Splint Effect on the Range of Wrist Motion and Typing Performance
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    Chapter 19 The Impact of VDU Tasks and Continuous Feedback on Arousal and Well-Being: Preliminary Findings
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    Chapter 20 Effects of the Office Environment on Health and Productivity 1: Effects of Coffee Corner Position
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    Chapter 21 Guerilla Ergonomics: Perceiving the Affordances for Workplace Design
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    Chapter 22 Constraints on Demarcating Left and Right Areas in Designing of a Performance-Based Workstation
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    Chapter 23 Design of an Adaptive Feedback Based Steering Wheel
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    Chapter 24 Virtual Reality in the Study of Warnings Effectiveness
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    Chapter 25 An Interactive System to Measure the Human Behaviour: An Analysis Model for the Human-Product-Environment Interaction
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    Chapter 26 Computer, Television and Playstation Use in Developmental Age: Friends or Enemies of Growth and Health? Study on a Northern Italy Sample 6-14 Year Old
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    Chapter 27 Ergonomic Requirements for Input Devices
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    Chapter 28 Factors Relating to Computer Use for People with Mental Illness
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    Chapter 29 A Biomechanical Analysis System to Evaluate Physical Usability of Kimchi Refrigerator
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    Chapter 30 An Experimental Study on Physiological Parameters Toward Driver Emotion Recognition
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    Chapter 31 A Kinematic Analysis of Directional Effects on Trackball Mouse Control in Novel Normal Users: An Alternating Treatments Single Subject Design
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    Chapter 32 An Evaluation Study for a 3D Input Device Based on Ergonomic Design Criteria
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    Chapter 33 Investigation and Implementation of the Advanced Wireless Medical Registration Solution in China
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    Chapter 34 Effectiveness of Multimedia Systems in Children’s Education
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    Chapter 35 An Expert System to Support Clothing Design Process
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    Chapter 36 Interaction and Ergonomics Issues in the Development of a Mixed Reality Construction Machinery Simulator for Safety Training
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    Chapter 37 Performance Improvement of Pulse Oximetry-Based Respiration Detection by Selective Mode Bandpass Filtering
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    Chapter 38 Development of Electric Wheelchair with Operational Force Detecting Interface for Persons with Becker’s Muscular Dystrophy
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    Chapter 39 How Users with RSI Review the Usability of Notebook Input Devices
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    Chapter 40 Dynamic Mouse Speed Scheme Design Based on Trajectory Analysis
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    Chapter 41 Problematic Internet Use in South African Information Technology Workers
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    Chapter 42 A Novel Design for an Ultra-Large Screen Display for Industrial Process Control
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    Chapter 43 Methodology to Apply a Usability Testing by Non Specialized People: Evaluation of the European Platform "e-Exhibitions"
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    Chapter 44 Evaluation of Guiard’s Theory of Bimanual Control for Navigation and Selection
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    Chapter 45 Evaluation Approach for Post-stroke Rehabilitation Via Virtual Reality Aided Motor Training
Attention for Chapter 1: Can Visual Discomfort Influence on Muscle Pain and Muscle Load for Visual Display Unit (VDU) Workers?
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Chapter title
Can Visual Discomfort Influence on Muscle Pain and Muscle Load for Visual Display Unit (VDU) Workers?
Chapter number 1
Book title
Ergonomics and Health Aspects of Work with Computers
Published by
Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, July 2007
DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-73333-1_1
Book ISBNs
978-3-54-073332-4, 978-3-54-073333-1
Authors

Arne Aarås, G. Horgen, M. Helland

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 9 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 3 33%
Researcher 2 22%
Student > Bachelor 2 22%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 11%
Unknown 1 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Design 2 22%
Computer Science 2 22%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 22%
Engineering 1 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 11%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 1 11%