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NeuroergonomicsThe brain at work$
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Raja Parasuraman and Matthew Rizzo

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195177619

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177619.001.0001

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Physical Neuroergonomics

Physical Neuroergonomics

(p.221) 15 Physical Neuroergonomics

Waldemar Karwowski

Bohdana Sherehiy

Wlodzimierz Siemionow

Krystyna Gielo-Perczak

Oxford University Press

This chapter introduces physical neuroergonomics as the emerging field of study focusing on the knowledge of human brain activities in relation to the control and design of physical tasks. It provides an introduction to this topic in separate sections on the human brain in control of muscular performance in the work environment and in motor control tasks. It discusses these issues in conditions of health, fatigue, and disease states.

Keywords:   brain activities, physical tasks, muscular performance, work, motor control, health, fatigue, disease

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