What factors predict drivers' self-reported lane change violation behavior at urban intersections? A study in China - Wang X, Xu L, Hao Y.
This study aims to explore the socio-psychological factors underlying drivers' motivation for lane change violat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Defining normal balance for Army aviators: corrigendum -
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

An upward-facing surface appears darker: the role played by the light-from-above assumption in lightness perception - Kobayashi Y, Morikawa K.
The human visual system can extract information on surface reflectance (lightness) from light intensity; this, however, confounds information on reflectance and illumination. We hypothesized that the visual system, to solve this lightness problem, utilizes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Balance and the brain: a review of structural brain correlates of postural balance and balance training in humans - Surgent OJ, Dadalko OI, Pickett KA, Travers BG.
BACKGROUND: Balance challenges are associated with not only the aging process but also a wide variety of psychiatric and neurological disorders. However, relatively little is known regarding the neural basis of balance and the effects of balance interventi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Head dynamic response and brain tissue deformation for boxing punches with and without loss of consciousness - Cournoyer J, Hoshizaki TB.
BACKGROUND: Loss of consciousness is a poorly understood indicator of concussion severity. Conflicting results have been published supporting loss of consciousness as a severe concussion as well as having no relationship with severity. Understanding how lo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

High-gamma: a biological marker for suicide attempt in patients with depression - Arikan MK, Gunver MG, Tarhan N, Metin B.
BACKGROUND: Quantitative EEG (qEEG) analysis can be used to evaluate brain correlates of human psychology in all aspects. As the gamma oscillations of qEEG rhythms are related to depression, and particularly to treatment resistance, they may also be relate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Novel mobile device-based tool to document sideline evaluation of athletes - Apple RP, Karpinos AR, Bellamy DM.
We describe the implementation of the Athletic Injury Database (AID), a mobile device-based tool for documenting sideline encounters with athletes. Primary measures of the implementation process were: 1) patterns of AID use, 2) nature of sideline encounter... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Screening for vestibular disorders using the modified clinical test of sensory interaction and balance and tandem walking with eyes closed - Cohen HS, Mulavara AP, Stitz J, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Williams SP, Peters BT, Bloomberg JJ.
OBJECTIVES: Determine accurate cut-points and optimal combinations of screening tests of balance to detect patients with vestibular disorders. STUDY DESIGN: Case-control study. SETTING: Out-patient tertiary care. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Community-dwe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Validation of an individualized reduction of falls intervention program among wheelchair and scooter users with multiple sclerosis - Rice LA, Peterson EW, Backus D, Sung J, Yarnot R, Abou L, Van Denend T, Shen S, Sosnoff JJ.
INTRODUCTION: Falls are a serious concern for wheelchair and scooter users with multiple sclerosis (MS). Approximately, 75% of the population reports at least one fall in a 6-month period and nearly half report frequent falls. Falls can result in physical ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

An unusual case of sudden sensorineural hearing loss after cycling class - Kaul VF, Kidwai S, Lupicki A, Cosetti M.
In this case report, our patient developed sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) after loud noise exposure during a popular cardiovascular group exercise cycling class. To increase awareness among all healthcare professionals of the effects of these mo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Prevalence and predictors of depression among hemodialysis patients: a prospective follow-up study - Khan A, Khan AH, Adnan AS, Sulaiman SAS, Mushtaq S.
BACKGROUND: Even though depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders, it is under-recognized in hemodialysis (HD) patients. Existing literature does not provide enough information on evaluation of predictors of depression among HD patients. T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Large local reactions to Hymenoptera stings: outcome of re-stings in real-life - Bil ò MB, Martini M, Pravettoni V, Bignardi D, Bonadonna P, Cortellini G, Kosinska M, Macchia D, Mauro M, Meucci E, Nittner-Marszalska M, Patella V, Pio R, Quercia O, Reccardini F, Ridolo E, Rudenko M, Severino M.
BACKGROUND: Large local reaction to Hymenoptera stings is usually defined as a swelling>10 cm which lasts longer than 24h, sometimes associated with erythema, pruritus, and blisters. Currently, the risk of subsequent systemic reactions after re-stings is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Suicidality and risk of suicidality in psoriasis: a critical appraisal of two systematic reviews and meta-analyses - Matterne U, Baumeister SE, Apfelbacher C.
AIM: Chi et  al. (Am J Clin Dermatol; 31(5): 798-807) and Singh et al (J Am Acad Dermatol; 77(3): 425-440.e2) each conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies examining the relationship between suicidality and psoriasis. SETTI... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Over-ground walking or robot-assisted gait training in people with .multiple sclerosis: does the effect depend on baseline walking speed and disease related disabilities? A systematic review and meta-regression - Sattelmayer M, Chevalley O, Steuri R, Hilfiker R.
BACKGROUND: It was suggested that robot-assisted gait training (RAGT) should not be routinely provided to disabled patients in place of conventional over-ground walking training (CGT). There exist several randomised controlled trials reporting on RAGT for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Soft on crime: patients with ventromedial prefrontal cortex damage allocate reduced third-party punishment to violent criminals - Asp EW, Gullickson JT, Warner KA, Koscik TR, Denburg NL, Tranel D.
The human impulse to punish those who have unjustly harmed others (i.e., third-party punishment) is critical for stable, cooperative societies. Punishment selection is influenced by both harm outcome and the intent of the moral agent (i.e., the offender's ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Injury prevention in amateur soccer: a nation-wide study on implementation and associations with injury incidence - Gebert A, Gerber M, P ühse U, Stamm H, Lamprecht M.
Prevention programmes can reduce injury risk in amateur soccer. Hence, we examined the implementation of injury prevention in the real-world context of Swiss amateur soccer. In 2004 (n = 1029), 2008 (n = 705) and 2015 (n = 1008), a rep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Experimental investigation of cranial fracture initiation in blunt human head impacts - Isa MI, Fenton TW, Wei F, Haut RC.
The relationship between the point of blunt impact and the location of cranial fracture initiation continues to be poorly understood. The current study used high-speed video to capture cranial fracture initiation and propagation in impact experiments on tw... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A preliminary study of cortical morphology in schizophrenia patients with a history of violence - Storvestre GB, Valnes LM, Jensen A, Nerland S, Tesli N, Hymer KE, Rosaeg C, Server A, Ringen PA, Jacobsen M, Andreassen OA, Agartz I, Melle I, Haukvik UK.
Clinical studies of patients with schizophrenia and a history of violence are challenging both from an ethical and practical perspective, and the neurobiological underpinnings remain largely unknown. We here present a comprehensive account of the brain cor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Human gut microbiome physiology can now be studied in vitro using Organ Chip technology
(Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard) A research team at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering has developed an approach to co-culture a complex human gut microbiome in direct contact with intestinal tissue for at least five days using 'organ-on-a-chip' (Organ Chip) microfluidic culture technology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 13, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Maternal microbes mediate diet-derived damage
(The Physiological Society) New research in The Journal of Physiology has found, using a mouse model, that microbes in the maternal intestine may contribute to impairment of the gut barrier during pregnancy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 12, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

"Brain-Doping," Is It a Real Threat? - Holgado D, Vadillo MA, Sanabria D.
Since the term “Neurodoping” was introduced (Davis, 2013; Reardon, 2016), the use of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has gained popularity in Sports Science within a short space of time, based on the same straightforward logic: if exe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Comparison of older and newer generation active style pro accelerometers in physical activity and sedentary behavior surveillance under a free-living environment - Yano S, Koohsari MJ, Shibata A, Ishii K, Frehlich L, McCormack GR, Oka K.
This study aimed to compare physical activity (light, LPA; moderate, MPA; and moderate-to-vigorous, MVPA) and sedentary behavior (SB) ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The effects of hypoglycemia and dementia on cardiovascular events, falls and fractures and all-cause mortality in older people - a retrospective cohort study - Mattishent K, Richardson K, Dhatariya K, Savva GM, Fox C, Loke YK.
AIMS: Older people with diabetes are susceptible to harm from hypoglycemia, however the consequences of hypoglycemia in older people with dementia are not known. We aimed to test association between hypoglycemia and serious adverse events in older patients... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

An injury profile of basketball players in Accra, Ghana - Quartey J, Davor SF, Kwakye SK.
BACKGROUND: Basketball is played in Ghana at amateur and professional levels. The demands (cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and metabolic capacity) of the game place players at risk of sustaining injuries. There is a dearth of evidence of injuries sustained... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effect of a multistrain probiotic on cognitive function and risk of falls in patients with cirrhosis: a randomized trial - Rom án E, Nieto JC, Gely C, Vidal S, Pozuelo M, Poca M, Juárez C, Guarner C, Manichanh C, Soriano G.
Probiotics can modulate gut microbiota, intestinal permeability, and immune response and could therefore improve cognitive dysfunction and help avoid potential consequences, such as falls, in patients with cirrhosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Association between cumulative anticholinergic burden and falls and fractures in patients with overactive bladder: US-based retrospective cohort study - Szabo SM, Gooch K, Schermer C, Walker D, Lozano-Ortega G, Rogula B, Deighton A, Vonesh E, Campbell N.
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the association between cumulative anticholinergic burden and falls and fractures in patients with overactive bladder (OAB). DESIGN: A retrospective claims-based study (2007-2015) of patients with OAB; outcomes from a subset ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Stress in early life could make people more likely to develop depression
New research by the University of Bristol has found that early life adversity could make an individual more at risk of developing negative thinking, which could lead to major depressive disorder (MDD). The findings provide biological and psychological evidence to support work first proposed in the 1960s. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience; Press Release Source Type: news

Researchers discover new pathway for improving metabolic health
(American Physiological Society) Blocking the action of an enzyme involved in protein digestion may improve metabolic health, according to a new study published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology--Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. The paper was chosen as an APSselect article for May. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The role of sport involvement in reducing depressive symptoms via changes to hippocampal structure: next steps for research in developing samples - Whittle S.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as a risk factor for suicide: A systematic review and meta-analysis - Sampaio MS, Vieira WA, Bernardino ÍM, Herval ÁM, Flores-Mir C, Paranhos LR.
This study a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Are ergonomically designed road signs more easily learned? - Ben-Bassat T.
Traffic signs are used to control and regulate traffic and create a safe environment for road users. Therefore, it is of great importance to ensure that road signs are easily understood and easily learned, especially by drivers. The current study, conducte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Estimation of field psychoacoustic indices and predictive annoyance models for road traffic noise combined with aircraft noise - Gille LA, Marquis-Favre C.
Annoyance due to urban road traffic noise combined with aircraft noise was studied using both laboratory and field survey data. Laboratory data were used to propose (i) partial annoyance models considering psychoacoustic indices and noise sensitivity, and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Examining a novel firefighter exercise training program on simulated fire ground test performance, cardiorespiratory endurance, and strength: a pilot investigation - Hollerbach BS, Jahnke SA, Poston WSC, Harms CA, Heinrich KM.
BACKGROUND: Firefighting is a dangerous occupation with high rates of injuries and fatalities, with the majority of line of duty fatalities due to cardiovascular events. Additionally, firefighters struggle with poor health/low levels of fitness, including ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Impact of tai chi exercise on balance disorders: a systematic review - Huang HW, Nicholson N, Thomas S.
The objective of this review was to examine the evidence concerning the impact of tai chi as a practical therapy for vestibular rehabilitation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Predictive power of selected factors on driver stress at work - Serrano-Fern ández MJ, Boada-Grau J, Robert-Sentís L, Vigil-Colet A, Assens-Serra J.
Professional drivers are considered prone to health risks. For this reason we have conducted a predictive study to analyze variables that may be predictors of stress in driving. Participating in this study were 372 drivers (93.4% men, 6.6% women) recruited... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Sex-specific association of tinnitus with suicide attempts - Lugo A, Trpchevska N, Liu X, Biswas R, Magnusson C, Gallus S, Cederroth CR.
Severe tinnitus has been shown to be strongly associated with depression and anxiety, and the only established approach to treat tinnitus is cognitive behavioral therapy. Our research group recently reported that the tinnitus-associated mental health bu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Speed perception and actual speed in a driving simulator and real-world: a validation study - Hussain Q, Alhajyaseen WKM, Pirdavani A, Reinolsmann N, Brijs K, Brijs T.
The objective of this study is to validate a fi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Winning at all costs: a review of risk-taking behaviour and sporting injury from an occupational safety and health perspective - Chen Y, Buggy C, Kelly S.
Professional athletes involved in high-performance sport are at a high injury risk, which may lead to long-term health consequences. Professional athletes often expose themselves to risky behaviours, resulting in a higher acceptance level of occupational r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Lower extremity kinematics during forward heel-slip - Kim S, Joo KS, Liu J, Sohn JH.
BACKGROUND: Most fall intervention studies attempted to improve the mobility, range of motion of upper and lower extremities, or all major muscle strengths. Yet, there has been little effort to identify movements or actions that may be mainly responsible f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Identification of gene ontology and pathways implicated in suicide behavior: systematic review and enrichment analysis of GWAS studies - Gonz ález-Castro TB, Tovilla-Zárate CA, Genis-Mendoza AD, Juárez-Rojop IE, Nicolini H, López-Narváez ML, Martínez-Magaña JJ.
Multiple large-scale studies such as genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been performed to identify genetic contributors to suicidal behaviors (SB). We aimed to summarize and analyze the information obtained in SB GWAS, to explore the biological pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Why diet plans should take sleeping patterns into account
(Natural News) When you’re following a certain diet, you usually avoid unhealthy foods full of fat and sugar. According to a study, incorporating your sleep patterns into your diet plans also promotes weight loss. Dr. Jonathan Johnston, a reader in chronobiology and integrative physiology at the University of Surrey, presented the study findings at a conference... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Akinetopsia on driving - Maeda K.
Akinetopsia is a quite rare symptom. Two types of akinetopsia have been reported: one is cinematographic vision, and the other is invisibility of moving objects. These symptoms are thought to occur due to dysfunction of the MT/V5 area at the occipitopariet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Axe injury pattern in homicide - Handlos P, Uv íra M, Dokoupil M, Marecová K.
Chop or slash wounds are produced by sharp-edged tools such as an axe, or a machete. This paper presents a case of a violent death of a 57  year-old-man. Autopsy revealed deformation of the right side of the head. A total of 23 slash, stab and cut wounds a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Corrigendum: Construction and validation of the 21 item Fitness-to-Drive Screening Measure Short-Form - Classen S, Medhizadah S, Romero S, Lee MJ.
[This corrects the article DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2018.00339.]. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The importance of the individual predictors and the psychosocial working conditions in assessing the Work Ability Index of people with low vision - Belevska M, Jovanovi ć J, Dastevska EG, Velkovski Z.
This study utilize... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Quantifying the difference between intention and outcome in driving performance - Itkonen M, Shimoda S, Kumada T.
The extent to which drivers control their vehicles according to their intentions is a critical problem in driving safety. We quantify the difference between a driver's own intentions and the actual operations from observations of driver performance. Typica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

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Background: Falls are associated with poor prognosis in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). Although several factors related to falls were reported in patients with PD, objective predictors of falls are not identified. We aimed to determine whet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Identifying motorcycle high-risk traffic scenarios through interactive analysis of driver behavior and traffic characteristics - Chang F, Xu P, Zhou H, Lee J, Huang H.
Although the importance of human factors to crash occurrence has been demonstrated previously, the roles played by human factors in motorcycle killed and severely injured (KSI) crashes have remained unclear. One aim of our study is therefore to empirically... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Healthy but risky: a descriptive study on cyclists' encouraging and discouraging factors for using bicycles, habits and safety outcomes - Useche SA, Montoro L, Sanmart ín J, Alonso F.
Transportation is a necessary process that requires not only adequate means, but also individual choices. And apparently, the recent boom of alternative modes of transportation has substantially changed people's perceptions of cycling, as well as the reaso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

From car sickness to autonomous car sickness: a review - Iskander J, Attia M, Saleh K, Nahavandi D, Abobakr A, Mohamed S, Asadi H, Khosravi A, Lim CP, Hossny M.
Motion sickness comprises a set of symptoms, such as nausea, headaches, and disorientation, that affects healthy individuals when undergoing different types of motion, including virtual motion. The ways of mitigating motion sickness is a controversial issu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news