Chapter 13. Basic Biomechanics and Workstation Design

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department2,3
  1. W. S. Marras Honda Professor and Director

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch13

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Marras, W. S. (2006) Basic Biomechanics and Workstation Design, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. Biodynamics Laboratory, The Ohio State University, 1971 Neil Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207

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Keywords:

  • biomechanical assessment in ergonomics;
  • basic biomechanics and workstation design;
  • Threshold limit values (TLVs)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definitions

  • Role of Biomechanics in Ergonomics

  • Biomechanical Concepts

  • Application of Biomechanical Principles to Reducing Stress in the Workplace

  • Analysis and Control Measures

  • Summary

  • References