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Evaluation of discomfort in manual activities using hand mapping: the influence of age
(Human Factors in Design, 2013) [Artigo]
This study analyzes the method of hand mapping to assess the perceived discomfort during the use of hand tools by different age groups. The aim was to determine the influence of age and how it affects the perception of ...
The influence of handrim design on the contact forces on hands'surface: a preliminary study
(International Journal Of Industrial Ergonomics, 2014-11-01) [Artigo]
This study is aimed at investigating how contact forces are distributed over the hand's surface during manual wheelchair propulsion with two different designs of handrim. Twenty able-bodied subjects performed a ...
HANDLE DIAMETER AND THE INFLUENCE ON THE ERGONOMICS OF CRUTCHES
(Building Community: Design Education For A Sustainable Future, 2017-01-01) [Trabalho apresentado em evento]
The research in the field of ergonomics can contribute to the design process of Assistive Technologies using objective and subjective data measurements. The auxiliary crutches are assistive devices commonly used in the ...
Effects of Using a Cell Phone on Gaze Movements During Simulated Car Driving: Hand-Held and Hands-Free Conditions
(Advances In Human Aspects Of Transportation, 2018-01-01) [Trabalho apresentado em evento]
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of using a cell phone, operated in handheld (HAN) or speaker mode (SPK), on driver's gaze movements during a driving simulation. Ten novice and ten experienced drivers had ...