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Assessment of the ergonomic design of diagnostic ultrasound transducers through wrist movements and subjective evaluation
(International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 2008-11-01) [Artigo]
This study presents procedures for assessing the redesign of ultrasound transducers. Wrist movements were recorded using elect rogoniometers. Perceptions of discomfort and acceptability of the new transducers were evaluated. ...
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 ...
Parâmetros antropométricos para o design de produtos destinados à acessibilidade de obesos
(Revista Brasileira de Biometria, 2011) [Artigo]
Obesity affects large swath of the world population and can cause accessibility problems. Anthropometric parameters of obese possible expand access to spaces and products, but are still restricted. The objective of this ...
Forças manuais e o design de produtos: uma revisão
(Revista Tecnológica, 2010) [Artigo]
Object manipulation is common in most daily living activities and many products and tasks require the application of large hand strength. The great incidence of injuries and accidents related to manual activity is a result ...
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 axle position and the use of accessories on the activity of upper limb muscles during manual wheelchair propulsion
(International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 2018-04-03) [Artigo]
Introduction. Wheelchair configuration is an important factor influencing the ergonomics of the user–device interface and, from a biomechanical point of view, small changes in chair setup may have a positive influence on ...