Preface. Acknowledgements. Chapter 1. Introduction: Purposes, Theory and Assumptions. Chapter 2. Applying Ergonomic Principles in the Home Environment. Chapter 3. The Case Study of Ben: Prescription and Use of a Wheelchair. Chapter 4. The Case Study of Emmy: Preventing Accidental Falls among Older Adults. Chapter 5. Applying Ergonomic Principles to the Worker and Work Environment. Chapter 6. Occupational Stress in the Workplace. Chapter 7. The Case Study of an Administrative Secretary: Working at a Computer Station. Chapter 8. Using Ergonomic Principles to Effect Change in Industry. Chapter 9. A Brief History of Occupational Medicine and Ergonomics. Glossary. Index.
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