science of ergonomics

Known as: Ergonomics 
The applied science of equipment design, as for the workplace, intended to maximize productivity by reducing operator fatigue and discomfort
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
Ergonomics/human factors is, above anything else, a systems discipline and profession, applying a systems philosophy and systems… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
This paper provides a theoretical perspective on human factors and ergonomics (HFE), defined as a unique and independent… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
Although industrial and product designers are keenly aware of the importance of design aesthetics, they make aesthetic design… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVES This study evaluated the effect of an intensive ergonomic approach and education on workstation changes and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Participatory ergonomics is reported in an increasing number of case studies, but there is little evidence of emerging supportive… (More)
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2002
2002
The profession of dentist exposes them during their work to many burdensome and harmful factors. The irrational posture adopted… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
In this paper ergonomics is defined as a discipline in its own right, as the theoretical and fundamental understanding of human… (More)
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2000
2000
The beginning of a new century is an appropriate moment to consider the role of ergonomics in relation to the problems facing… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
This paper examines the impact of sociotechnical and business trends on work organization and ergonomics. This analysis is… (More)
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1995
1995
Several studies indicate a relationship between ergonomic work conditions and the quality of the work. The purpose of this study… (More)
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