Within developed countries, the elderly population--people aged 75 and older--is expanding faster than its younger counterpart. This change in demographics creates a need for understanding ergonomics with respect to the aged user in the design of products, transportation, safety, leisure activity aids, and work and home environments. The Handbook of Human Factors and Older Adult provides a comprehensive sourcebook for information on the interface of gerontology and ergonomics. The Handbook discusses practical applications, theory, and research in this dynamic area. This book is divided into two sections: Section I covers how the neuropsychology and physiology of aging relates to issues of human factors, while Section II addresses applications of human factor research to the older population and specific environments. Features: * Synthesizes information from gerontology and human factors/ergonomics. * Covers a wide range of domains--job, home, health, safety, and transportation. * Discusses neuropsychology and physiology in relation to ergonomics. * Contains topics of interest to both the scientist and the engineer/designer.
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Book Description Academic Press, 1997. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP8747027
Book Description Academic Press, 1997. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP29649355
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