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Advances in Physical, Social & Occupational Ergonomics

Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors, Social & Occupational Ergonomics and Cross-Cultural Decision Making, July 16–20, 2020, USA

  • Reports on cutting-edge technologies for organizational management

  • Describes methods for promoting job satisfaction and a better work-life balance

  • Discusses various types of organizational structure, including virtual ones

  • Sheds lights on the impact of culture on people’s decision-making

Conference proceedings info: AHFE 2020.

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Table of contents (75 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii
  2. Posture Assessment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Comparison of Joint Angle Measurements from Three Types of Motion Capture Systems for Ergonomic Postural Assessment

      • Woojoo Kim, Chunxi Huang, Donghyeok Yun, Daniel Saakes, Shuping Xiong
      Pages 3-11
    3. Quantitative Assessment of Trunk Flexion in Nurses Using Wearable Inertial Sensor: A Pilot Study

      • Micaela Porta, Marcello Campagna, Giovanni Marco Mura, Massimiliano Pau
      Pages 12-18
    4. Comparing the Ergonomics of Gestural Interfaces While Running on a Treadmill

      • Matthieu Vallat, Alessandro Silacci, Omar Abou Khaled, Elena Mugellini, Giuseppe Fedele, Maurizio Caon
      Pages 19-25
    5. On the Analysis of the Relationship Between Alkaline Water Usage and Muscle Fatigue Recovery

      • Giacomo Losavio, Bernadette Tamma, Angelo Abbattista, Ilaria Sabina Tatò, Domenico Buongiorno, Giacomo Donato Cascarano et al.
      Pages 26-31
    6. Posture Assessment and Subjective Scale Agreement in Picking Tasks with Low Masses

      • Olfa Haj Mahmoud, Charles Pontonnier, Georges Dumont, Stéphane Poli, Franck Multon
      Pages 32-38
  3. Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 39-39
    2. Physical Load and Preventive Measures in Metal Manufacturing Industry

      • Henrijs Kalkis, Kristine Andza, Zenija Roja
      Pages 48-55
    3. A Convolutional Neural Network Model to Classify the Effects of Vibrations on Biceps Muscles

      • Jen-Yung Tsai, Yih-Kuen Jan, Ben-Yi Liau, Raden Bagus Reinaldy Subiakto, Chih-Yang Lin, Rimuljo Hendradi et al.
      Pages 56-62
    4. Causes of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Textile Industry

      • Henrijs Kalkis, Zenija Roja, Gunta Vaisla, Inara Roja
      Pages 63-70
    5. Construction Ergonomics: Observations

      • John Smallwood
      Pages 71-78
    6. Effects of Reduced Work Pace on the Risk of Developing Upper-Limb Musculoskeletal Disorders in a Poultry Slaughterhouse

      • Diogo Cunha dos Reis, Adriana Seára Tirloni, Antônio Renato Pereira Moro
      Pages 87-94
    7. Supervisor’s Roles and Responsibilities in Preventing Prolonged Disability in Workers with Musculoskeletal Disorders

      • Iuliana Nastasia, Marie-France Coutul, Romain Rives, Jessica Dubé, Sarah Gaspard
      Pages 95-101
    8. An Investigation in Muscle Activity of Student’s Neck and Back in Various University Rooms

      • Elahe Abbasi, Pruthviraj Morbale, Sesha Saikrishna Gubbala, Yueqing Li, Brian Craig
      Pages 102-108
    9. Occupational Risk Assessment of Municipal Solid Waste Collectors in a City Subdivision in the Philippines

      • Jose Raymund Z. Apostol Jr., Jerika Danielle F. Clemente, Adrienne Camille R. Diaz de Rivera, Joaquin Miguel A. Javier, Benette P. Custodio
      Pages 109-115
  4. Workplace Design and Ergonomics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-117

Other Volumes

  1. Advances in Neuroergonomics and Cognitive Engineering

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Neuroergonomics and Cognitive Engineering, and Industrial Cognitive Ergonomics and Engineering Psychology, July 16-20, 2020, USA
  2. Advances in Industrial Design

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Design for Inclusion, Affective and Pleasurable Design, Interdisciplinary Practice in Industrial Design, Kansei Engineering, and Human Factors for Apparel and Textile Engineering, July 16–20, 2020, USA
  3. Advances in Ergonomics in Design

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Ergonomics in Design, July 16–20, 2020, USA
  4. Advances in Safety Management and Human Performance

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Safety Management and Human Factors, and Human Error, Reliability, Resilience, and Performance, July 16-20, 2020, USA
  5. Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices, July 16-20, 2020, USA
  6. Advances in Simulation and Digital Human Modeling

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Human Factors and Simulation, and Digital Human Modeling and Applied Optimization, July 16-20, 2020, USA
  7. Advances in Human Factors and Systems Interaction

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Human Factors and Systems Interaction, July 16-20, 2020, USA
  8. Advances in the Human Side of Service Engineering

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on The Human Side of Service Engineering, July 16-20, 2020, USA
  9. Advances in Human Factors, Business Management and Leadership

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Human Factors, Business Management and Society, and Human Factors in Management and Leadership, July 16-20, 2020, USA
  10. Advances in Human Factors in Robots, Drones and Unmanned Systems

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Human Factors in Robots, Drones and Unmanned Systems, July 16-20, 2020, USA
  11. Advances in Human Factors in Training, Education, and Learning Sciences

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Human Factors in Training, Education, and Learning Sciences, July 16-20, 2020, USA
  12. Advances in Human Aspects of Transportation

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Human Aspects of Transportation, July 16-20, 2020, USA
  13. Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Software and Systems Engineering

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Software and Systems Engineering, and Artificial Intelligence and Social Computing, July 16-20, 2020, USA
  14. Advances in Human Factors in Architecture, Sustainable Urban Planning and Infrastructure

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Human Factors in Architecture, Sustainable Urban Planning and Infrastructure, 16-20 July, 2020, USA
  15. Advances in Physical, Social & Occupational Ergonomics

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors, Social & Occupational Ergonomics and Cross-Cultural Decision Making, July 16–20, 2020, USA
  16. Advances in Manufacturing, Production Management and Process Control

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Human Aspects of Advanced Manufacturing, Advanced Production Management and Process Control, and Additive Manufacturing, Modeling Systems and 3D Prototyping, July 16–20, 2020, USA
  17. Advances in Usability, User Experience, Wearable and Assistive Technology

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Usability and User Experience, Human Factors and Assistive Technology, Human Factors and Wearable Technologies, and Virtual Environments and Game Design, July 16-20, 2020, USA
  18. Advances in Creativity, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Communication of Design

    Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Human Factors in Communication of Design, July 16-20, 2020, USA
  19. Advances in Human Factors in Cybersecurity

    AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Human Factors in Cybersecurity, July 16–20, 2020, USA

About this book

This book reports on cutting-edge findings and developments in physical, social and occupational ergonomics. It covers a broad spectrum of studies and evaluation procedures concerning physical and mental workload, work posture and ergonomic risk. Further, it reports on significant advances in the design of services and systems, including those addressing special populations, for purposes such as health, safety and education, and discusses solutions for a better and safer integration of humans, automated systems and digital technologies. The book also analyzes the impact of culture on people’s cognition and behavior, providing readers with timely insights into theories on cross-cultural decision-making, and their diverse applications for a number of purposes in businesses and societies. Based on three AHFE 2020 conferences (the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors, the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Social & Occupational Ergonomics, and the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Cross-Cultural Decision Making), it provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the current challenges in physical, social and occupational ergonomics, including those imposed by technological developments, highlights key connections between them, and puts forward optimization strategies for sociotechnical systems, including their organizational structures, policies and processes. 

Keywords

  • Physical Workload Analysis
  • Mental Workload Analysis
  • Comfort and Discomfort Perception
  • Improving Students’ Performance
  • Improving Workers’ Performance
  • Improving Working Conditions
  • Ergonomic Wearable Devices
  • Cross-cultural Competence
  • Socio-cultural Modeling
  • Intercultural awareness
  • Visual fatigue
  • Ergonomic postural assessment
  • Work-related musculoskeletal disorders
  • Ergonomic workplace design
  • Occupational risk assessment
  • Workplace injury prevention
  • AHFE 2020 Proceedings

Editors and Affiliations

  • Industrial Engineering and Management System, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

    Waldemar Karwowski

  • Department IELM, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong

    Ravindra S. Goonetilleke

  • Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Korea (Republic of)

    Shuping Xiong

  • Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

    Richard H. M. Goossens

  • Okayama University, Okayama, Japan

    Atsuo Murata

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Advances in Physical, Social & Occupational Ergonomics

  • Book Subtitle: Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors, Social & Occupational Ergonomics and Cross-Cultural Decision Making, July 16–20, 2020, USA

  • Editors: Waldemar Karwowski, Ravindra S. Goonetilleke, Shuping Xiong, Richard H. M. Goossens, Atsuo Murata

  • Series Title: Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-51549-2

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Engineering, Engineering (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-51548-5

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-51549-2

  • Series ISSN: 2194-5357

  • Series E-ISSN: 2194-5365

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XVIII, 578

  • Number of Illustrations: 67 b/w illustrations, 132 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Industrial Management, Human Resource Management, Regional Cultural Studies

Buying options

eBook USD 219.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-51549-2
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 279.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)