work physiology

work physiology

[′wərk ‚fiz·ē‚äl·ə·jē]
(industrial engineering)
An aspect of industrial engineering that takes into account metabolic cost, measurement and prevention of work strain, and other ergonomic factors in the design of tasks and workplaces.
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In second domain, work physiology, studies on body metabolism & energy exchanges & also is analyzed the concept of fatigue, dynamic & static works & regime & work rest are surveyed based on physiological work points of view
Since mid-2012 there has been a company-owned, authorized laboratory for ergonomics and work physiology.
Historically, we have often used athletes to better understand key questions in work physiology.
Per Astrand for me will always be associated with the classic Textbook of Work Physiology he co-authored with Kaare Rodahl already in 1970.
Here it would have been interesting to explore further how the productivist biases in such rehabilitation discourses related to contemporary visions about the efficient use of human resources in work physiology and other bio-medical debates.
The Montana Center for Work Physiology and Exercise Metabolism examined beta glucans' ability to mitigate upper respiratory infections in a single blind, randomized trial in 2008.
Rudy, the director of the Montana Center for Work Physiology and Exercise Metabolism.
Gold, who directs the Ergonomics and Work Physiology Laboratory, said: "Looking around our campus, you see every student on their cell phones, typing away.
Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting (24th: 2007: Tallinn, Estonia) Ed.
The findings,part of Sarah's PhD research project,have won her a Young Investigator Award and an invitation to present her research at the recent Paediatric Work Physiology Meeting.
In their Textbook of Work Physiology, Astrand and Rodahl state: "A muscle that was immobilized by a cast lost 20% of its maximal strength within a week.
Professor Astrand is the author of the Textbook of Work Physiology, a worldwide accepted reference about the physiological bases of exercise, first published in 1970.