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Interatividade: um conceito além da internet
(REVISTA GEMInIS, 2013) [Artigo]
Understand the concepts of interactivity in their levels and uses, as well as how it has been used by many authors is the mainspring of this article. Besides the exchange of information, interactivity provides interacting, ...
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 ...
Experiences, problems and solutions in computer usage by subjects with Tetraplegia
(Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 2015-01-01) [Trabalho apresentado em evento]
For the vast majority of users, the most conventional means of interaction with a computer is through the use of the keyboard and the mouse. The act of typing and clicking in a satisfactory speed requires a level of motor ...
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 ...
Conceptual Project of a Servo-Controlled Power-Assisted Wheelchair
(2014 5th Ieee Ras & Embs International Conference On Biomedical Robotics And Biomechatronics (biorob), 2014-01-01) [Trabalho apresentado em evento]
Manual and powered wheelchairs have been widely used as assistive technologies to improve users' mobility. However, both types of wheelchairs have problems that limit the users' ability in moving independently, thus impacting ...
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 ...