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Tractor operators are prone to neck and back discomfort and disorders. It is well known that awkward posture is a major contributor to this problem. Previous studies have investigated the prevalence of awkward posture and the resulting discomfort and disorders among tractor operators. They have also suggested various ways to mitigate this problem. With the(More)
Am 18. November 2009 verstarb völlig unerwartet Herr Privatdozent Dr. med. Jörg Maßmann. Herr Dr. Maßmann war nach Abschluss seiner Ausbildungszeit zum Pathologen (1967–1971) für 17 Jahre, zunächst als wissenschaftlicher Assistent von Prof. Dr. Holle, später als Oberarzt von Prof. Dr. Hecht am Institut für Pathologie der Universität Leipzig tätig. Neben der(More)
The operation of agricultural vehicles is a multitask activity that requires proper distribution of attentional resources. Human factors theories suggest that proper utilization of the operator's sensory capacities under such conditions can improve the operator's performance and reduce the operator's workload. Using a tractor driving simulator, this study(More)
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