Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI

Ergonomics and Health Aspects of Work with Computers

International Conference, EHAWC 2007, Held as Part of HCI International 2007, Beijing, China, July 22-27, Proceedings

Editors: Dainoff, Marvin J. (Ed.)

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The 12th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI Inter- tional 2007, was held in Beijing, P.R. China, 22-27 July 2007, jointly with the Symposium on Human Interface (Japan) 2007, the 7th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics, the 4th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction, the 2nd International Conf- ence on Virtual Reality, the 2nd International Conference on Usability and Inter- tionalization, the 2nd International Conference on Online Communities and Social Computing, the 3rd International Conference on Augmented Cognition, and the 1st International Conference on Digital Human Modeling. A total of 3403 individuals from academia, research institutes, industry and g- ernmental agencies from 76 countries submitted contributions, and 1681 papers, judged to be of high scientific quality, were included in the program. These papers address the latest research and development efforts and highlight the human aspects of design and use of computing systems. The papers accepted for presentation th- oughly cover the entire field of Human-Computer Interaction, addressing major - vances in knowledge and effective use of computers in a variety of application areas. This volume, edited by Marvin J. Dainoff, contains papers in the thematic area of Ergonomics and Health Aspects of Work with Computers, addressing the following major topics: • Health and Well Being in the Working Environment • Ergonomics and Design

Table of contents (45 chapters)

Table of contents (45 chapters)
  • Can Visual Discomfort Influence on Muscle Pain and Muscle Load for Visual Display Unit (VDU) Workers?

    Pages 3-9

    Aarås, Arne (et al.)

  • Neuromuscular Principles in the Visual System and Their Potential Role in Visual Discomfort

    Pages 10-18

    Bruenech, J. Richard (et al.)

  • Forget About Aesthetics in Chair Design: Ergonomics Should Provide the Basis for Comfort

    Pages 19-25

    Dainoff, Marvin (et al.)

  • Effects of the Office Environment on Health and Productivity 1: Auditory and Visual Distraction

    Pages 26-33

    Korte, Elsbeth (et al.)

  • Effects of Using Dynamic Office Chairs on Posture and EMG in Standardized Office Tasks

    Pages 34-42

    Ellegast, Rolf (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ergonomics and Health Aspects of Work with Computers
Book Subtitle
International Conference, EHAWC 2007, Held as Part of HCI International 2007, Beijing, China, July 22-27, Proceedings
Editors
  • Marvin J. Dainoff
Series Title
Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI
Series Volume
4566
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-73333-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-73333-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-540-73332-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 388
Topics