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Designing Transportation Systems for Older Adults

1st Edition

Carryl L. Baldwin, Bridget A. Lewis, Pamela M. Greenwood
June 17, 2019

This book provides comprehensive information needed to assist with all aspects of designing, delivering, or evaluating transportation systems for use by older adults. It presents the necessary background on aging and human factors issues as well as practical guidelines needed to accommodate older...

Applied and Systemic-Structural Activity Theory: Advances in Studies of Human Performance

1st Edition

Gregory Z. Bedny, Inna S. Bedny
June 13, 2019

This book presents new data in Applied Activity Theory (AAT) and Systemic-Structural Activity Theory (SSAT), that can be used in the study of human performance. The SSAT is the high-level generality theory that offers standardized principles of the analyses of human activity. These principles can...

Working Across Boundaries: Resilient Health Care, Volume 5

1st Edition

Jeffrey Braithwaite, Erik Hollnagel, Garth S Hunte
June 13, 2019

The book demonstrates how Resilient Health Care principles can enable those on the frontline to work more effectively towards interdisciplinary care by gaining a deeper understanding of the boundaries that exist in everyday clinical settings. This is done by presenting a set of case studies,...

Ergonomics in Design: Methods and Techniques

1st Edition

Marcelo M. Soares, Francisco Rebelo
June 12, 2019

Currently people deal with various entities (such as hardware, software, buildings, spaces, communities and other people), to meet specific goals while going about their everyday activities in work and leisure environments. These entities have become more and more complex and incorporate functions...

Peak Performance: How to Achieve and Sustain Excellence in Operations Management

1st Edition

Patricia Melton Allen, Frances E. Alston, Emily Millikin DeKerchove
May 21, 2019

The key to success and reaching peak performance is integrating three processes to optimize business through the use of human performance improvement tools, lean thinking, operational excellence, along with a strong organizational culture as the underpinning. These components form the basis of the...

Behavioral Cybersecurity: Applications of Personality Psychology and Computer Science

1st Edition

Wayne Patterson, Cynthia E. Winston-Proctor
May 14, 2019

Since the introduction and proliferation of the Internet, problems involved with maintaining cybersecurity has grown exponentially, and have evolved into many forms of exploitation. Yet, Cybersecurity has had far too little study and research. Virtually all of the Research that has taken place in...

Cybersecurity Awareness Among Students and Faculty

1st Edition

Abbas Moallem
May 14, 2019

Recipient of the SJSU San Jose State University Annual Author & Artist Awards 2019 In modern times, all individuals need to be knowledgeable about cybersecurity. They must have practical skills and abilities to protect themselves in cyberspace. What is the level of awareness among college...

Designing for Safe Use: 100 Principles for Making Products Safer

1st Edition

Michael Wiklund, Jonathan Kendler, Jon Tilliss, Cory Costantino, Kimmy Ansems, Valerie Ng, Ruben Post, Brenda van Geel, Rachel Aronchick, Alix Dorfman
April 29, 2019

How do you prevent a critical care nurse from accidentally delivering a morphine overdose to an ill patient? Or ensure that people don't insert their arm into a hydraulic mulcher? And what about enabling trapped airline passengers to escape safely in an emergency? Product designers and engineers...

Systems Reliability and Usability for Engineers

1st Edition

B.S. Dhillon
April 11, 2019

Engineering systems are an important element of world economy. Each year billions of dollars are spent to develop, manufacture, operate, and maintain various types of engineering systems about the globe. The reliability and usability of these systems have become important because of their...

Human Body: A Wearable Product Designer's Guide

1st Edition

Karen L. LaBat, Karen S. Ryan
February 22, 2019

Human Body: A Wearable Product Designer's Guide, unlike other anatomy books, is divided into sections pertinent to wearable product designers. Two introductory chapters include many definitions, an introduction to anatomical terminology, and brief discussions of the body's systems, setting the...

Human Heat Stress

1st Edition

Ken Parsons
February 18, 2019

Thousands of people continue to die from heat. Heat illnesses and advice for preventing heat casualties at work, during heatwaves, sport and the effects of global warming are described. A new perspective on thermoregulation integrates physiological and psychophysical regulated variables. Heat...

Designing for Older Adults: Principles and Creative Human Factors Approaches, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Sara J. Czaja, Walter R. Boot, Neil Charness, Wendy A. Rogers
February 04, 2019

Winner of the 2019 Richard M. Kalish Innovative Publication Book Award 2019 – Gerontological Society of America This new edition provides easily accessible and usable guidelines for practitioners in the design community for older adults. It includes an updated overview of the demographic...

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