Irina Böckelmann

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In this paper we report on our ongoing studies around the application of Augmented Reality methods to support the order picking process of logistics applications. Order picking is the gathering of goods out of a prepared range of items following some customer orders. We named the visual support of this order picking process using Head-mounted Displays "(More)
Optical see-through devices enable observers to see additional information embedded in real environments. There is already some evidence of increasing visual load in respective systems. We investigated visual performance when users performed visual search tasks or dual tasks only on the optical see-through device, only on a computer screen, or switching(More)
To verify occupational neurotoxic effects it will be necessary to enlist the help of clinical psychologists and psychiatrists. However, no unified professional test battery exists to date. 119 healthy workers (26 lead-exposed, 45 exposed to mixed organic solvents, and 48 controls) were tested using uniformly standardised psychological and psychiatric(More)
BACKGROUND Physical fitness tests are widely used to assess endurance, sprint ability, coordination and/or strength. The objective of the present study was to analyze the degree to which the results of the Bundeswehr Basis Fitness Test (BFT)--a physical fitness test comprising a sprint test (11 × 10-m shuttle test), a flexed-arm hang test and a 1000-m(More)
The situation of exposure in a copper works facility in Germany enabled early lead-induced neurotoxic effects to be investigated in the workers. The aim of the investigation was to study the long-term effects of small doses of lead on psychometric/psychophysiological performance of workers. The study involved 70 male lead exposed workers and 27 male(More)
INTRODUCTION PTSD is associated with comprehensive disruption of several neurobiological regulation mechanisms and with a disruption in the parasympathetic-sympathetic balance. This can be measured with the heart rate variability (HRV). METHODS A systematic review in PubMed using the keywords "hrv" or "heart rate variability" and "PTSD" or "posttraumatic(More)
The professional activity of policemen is connected to psychological and physical stress. The aim of this study was to identify the work specific requirements and stress as well as to deter-mine the exact circumstances of the experience of traumatic events and their coping. Additionally the occurrence of potentially traumatising situations during operations(More)