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Ergonomics and Health Aspects of Work with Computers

International Conference, EHAWC 2009, Held as Part of HCI International 2009, San Diego, CA, USA, July 19-24, 2009, Proceedings

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Table of contents (33 papers)

  1. Front Matter

  2. Ergonomics and Health in the Workplace

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Management Support and Worksite Health Promotion Program Effectiveness

      • David M. DeJoy, Heather M. Bowen, Kristin M. Baker, Bethany H. Bynum, Mark G. Wilson, Ron Z. Goetzel et al.
      Pages 13-22
    3. Usage of Office Chair Adjustments and Controls by Workers Having Shared and Owned Work Spaces

      • Liesbeth Groenesteijn, Merle Blok, Margriet Formanoy, Elsbeth de Korte, Peter Vink
      Pages 23-28
    4. Increasing Information Worker Productivity through Information Work Infrastructure

      • Udo-Ernst Haner, Jörg Kelter, Wilhelm Bauer, Stefan Rief
      Pages 39-48
    5. Measuring Support for Health in Offshore Environments

      • Kathryn Mearns, Tom Reader
      Pages 61-69
    6. Defeating Back Pain at the Workplace: Results of the "Healthy Back" Program

      • Christian Schwennen, Bernhard Zimolong
      Pages 95-104
    7. Using the ‘Balance Model’ for Occupational Safety and Health Promotion

      • Michael J. Smith, Pascale Carayon
      Pages 105-114
    8. Varying the Office Work Posture between Standing, Half-Standing and Sitting Results in Less Discomfort

      • Peter Vink, Ineke Konijn, Ben Jongejan, Monique Berger
      Pages 115-120
    9. Management of Work Site Health-Promotion Programs: A Review

      • Bernhard Zimolong, Gabriele Elke
      Pages 131-140
  3. New Trends in Ergonomics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 141-141
    2. Development of Portable Robotic Operation Terminals to Achieve Increased Safety and Usability and a Study on the Effectiveness of Wireless Terminals

      • Hidetoshi Fukui, Satoshi Yonejima, Masatake Yamano, Masao Dohi, Tomonori Nishiki, Mariko Yamada et al.
      Pages 143-152

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  1. Ergonomics and Health Aspects of Work with Computers

    International Conference, EHAWC 2009, Held as Part of HCI International 2009, San Diego, CA, USA, July 19-24, 2009. Proceedings

About this book

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Conference on Ergonomics and Health Aspects of Work with Computers, EHAWC 2009, held in San Diego, CA, USA in July 2009 in the framework of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2009.

This volume contains 33 papers in the tematic area of Ergonomics and Health in the Workplace, New Trends in Ergonomics, as well as Interaction Devices and Environments.

Keywords

  • e-health
  • ergonomics
  • evaluation
  • haptic interfaces
  • human-computer interaction (HCI)
  • information interfaces
  • natural language
  • pattern recognition
  • systems management
  • ubiquitous computing
  • voice recognition

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, USA

    Ben-Tzion Karsh

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