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Ergonomics for Therapists

ISBN-10: 0750695307

ISBN-13: 9780750695305

Edition: 2nd 1995

Authors: Karen Jacobs, Carl M. Bettencourt

List price: $45.00
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Ergonomics for Therapists, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive introduction to ergonomics in the workplace. Thoroughly revised with the latest ergonomic techniques and strategies, this reader-friendly resource gives you the foundation you need to help clients maximize efficiency and prevent workplace injuries before they occur.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 5.91" wide x 9.06" long
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Overview and Conceptual Framework
Ergonomics and Therapy: An Introduction
A Client-Centered Framework for Therapists in Ergonomics
Macroergonomics
Knowledge, Tools, and Techniques
Ergonomic Assessments/Work Assessments
Anthropometry
Basic Biomechanics
Cognitive and Behavioral Occupational Demands of Work
Psychosocial Factors in Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
Physical Environment
Human Factors in Medical Rehabilitation Equipment: Product Development and Usability Testing
Special Considerations
Lifting Analysis
Seating
Computers and Assistive Technology
Application Process
Ergonomics of Children and Youth
Ergonomics of Aging
Ergonomics in Injury Prevention and Disability Management
Ergonomics of Play and Leisure
Evidence-Based Practice in Ergonomics
Resources
Certifications and Professional Associations in Ergonomics
Economics and Marketing of Ergonomic Services
Entrepreneurship
Job Analysis and Design Considerations
Ergonomic Information Sheets for Consumers
Answers to Review Questions