Download PDF by Thomas Reilly, Greg Atkinson: Contemporary Sport, Leisure and Ergonomics

By Thomas Reilly, Greg Atkinson

ISBN-10: 0203892453

ISBN-13: 9780203892459

ISBN-10: 0415472725

ISBN-13: 9780415472722

Understanding the ‘human operator’ is a crucial drawback of either ergonomists and activity and workout scientists. This state of the art selection of overseas examine papers explores the interface among actual, cognitive and occupational ergonomics and activity and workout technological know-how, illuminating our figuring out of ‘human components’ at paintings and at play. Drawing on a large variety of disciplines, together with utilized anatomy, biomechanics, body structure, engineering, psychology and layout, the publication explores issues of crucial significance inside modern ergonomics and game and workout technology, comparable to functionality, healthiness, atmosphere, expertise and specified populations. Contemporary game, relaxation and Ergonomics establishes vital methodological connections among the disciplines, advancing the study time table inside of each one. it truly is crucial examining for all severe ergonomists and human scientists.

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Ergonomics, 43, pp. 880-902. , 1997, Risk Indicators of Low Back Pain Among Workers in Japan: Association of Familial and Physical Factors With Low Back Pain. Spine Hagerstown, 22, pp. 1242-1247. , 2001, Musculoskeletal Intervention Center, Sports activities, body weight and smoking in relation to low-back pain: a population-based case-referent study. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 11, pp. 178-184. , 1992, Newest knowledge of low back pain. A critical look. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 279, pp.

260-264. Resnik, L. , 2003, Guide to outcomes measurement for patients with low back pain syndromes. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 33, pp. 307-316. Rossi, F. , 1990, Lumbar spondylolysis: occurrence in competitive athletes. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 30, pp. 450452. , 2007, Epidemiology and risk factors for spine pain. Neurological Clinics, 25, pp. 353-371. , 2000, One-year prevalence of low back pain in two Swiss regions. Spine-Hagerstown, 25, pp.

Yet prevalence rates of LBP among many other sports and among more recreational athletes (Bono, 2004) are not well known. Table 1. Lifetime and one-year prevalence of low-back problems in different sports. Sport alpine skiing (instructors) [Peacock et al. 2005] cross-country skiing [Bahr et al. 2004] gymnastics (elite) [Sward et al. 1991] rowing [Hickey et al. 1997] running [Woolf and Glaser 2004] tennis [Saraux et al. 1999] triathlon [Villavicencio et al. 0%. 0 % To date, very few researchers have focused on low-back related problems in self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (SCUBA) divers.

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