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Document ID (ISN)49335
CIS number 88-689
ISBN(s) 0-85066-338-5
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Corlett N., Wilson J., Manenica I.
Title The ergonomics of working postures: models, methods and cases
Bibliographic information Taylor and Francis Ltd., Rankine Road, Basingstoke RG24 OPR, Hants., United Kingdom, 1986. 429p. Illus. Bibl. Index. Price: GBP 42.00.
Abstract Proceedings of the First International Occupational Ergonomics Symposium (Zadar, Yugoslavia, 15-17 Apr. 1985) on the ergonomics of working postures. Contents: postural risk factors and disease; methods for measuring body posture; models of posture; measures of the effects of posture; assessment methods for evaluating body postures; co-operation between ergonomists and workers in the study of posture in order to modify work conditions; seats and sitting; experimental and biomechanical analysis of seating; biomechanical, electromyographical and radiological study of seated postures. Two case studies are presented in detail.
Descriptors (primary) work posture; ergonomics; ergonomic evaluation; ergometric tests; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) Yugoslavia; case study; postural habits; sitting posture; fatigue assessment; measurement of load on muscles; expertise; conference; seats
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Risk evaluation
Work posture