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

Alexithymia and its associations with depression, suicidality, and aggression: an overview of the literature - Hemming L, Haddock G, Shaw J, Pratt D.
Depression affects around 4-10% of the general population in England. Depression can often lead to behaviors and thoughts related to suicide and aggression, which have a social and economic burden to the United Kingdom. One construct that has been theorize... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Biomechanical loading during running: can a two mass-spring-damper model be used to evaluate ground reaction forces for high-intensity tasks? - Verheul J, Nedergaard NJ, Pogson M, Lisboa P, Gregson W, Vanrenterghem J, Robinson MA.
Running impact forces expose the body to biomechanical loads leading to beneficial adaptations, but also risk of injury. High-intensity running tasks, especially, are deemed highly demanding for the musculoskeletal system, but loads experienced during thes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Application of accelerometer-based gait recognition to adjuvant clinical gait analysis - Tu B, Xu H, Han X.
BACKGROUND: Gait recognition is an emerging biometric technology applied to the mobile environment. With built-in accelerometers, wearable devices are used to recognize user identity according to gait periodic pattern, which shows strong stability and uniq... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Alexithymic traits are closely related to impulsivity and cognitive and empathic dysfunctions in intimate partner violence perpetrators: new targets for intervention - Romero-Mart ínez Á, Lila M, Moya-Albiol L.
Clinical psychologists are interested in studying factors that interfere with the behavioral regulation of perpetrators of intimate partner violence against women (IPVAW), as well as the way these factors affect the risk of future recidivism after interven... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Traffic climate and driver behaviors: explicit and implicit measures - Üzümcüoğlu Y, Özkan T.
Traffic climate is about the road users' attitudes towards traffic context and it is assumed that perceived traffic climate might influence drivers' behaviors. In the literature, traffic climate was measured only by using self-report questionnaires. People... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Impaired core stability as a risk factor for the development of lower extremity overuse injuries: a prospective cohort study - De Blaiser C, De Ridder R, Willems T, Vanden Bossche L, Danneels L, Roosen P.
BACKGROUND: Core stability has been suggested to influence lower extremity functioning and might contribute to the development of lower extremity overuse injuries. However, prospective studies to investigate this relationship are limited. PURPOSE: ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Association of menstruation cycle with completed suicide: a hospital-based case-control study - Behera C, Sikary AK, Mridha AR, Pandey RM, Satapathy S, Lalwani S, Gupta S.
The purpose of the study was to determine the phases of the menstrual cycle in the reproductive age group of females who committed suicide as compared with a control group of females who died from causes other than suicide. The study included 86 cases in t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Biomechanical risk factors associated with running-related injuries: a systematic review - Ceyssens L, Vanelderen R, Barton C, Malliaras P, Dingenen B.
BACKGROUND: Running is a popular form of physical activity with many health benefits. However, the incidence and prevalence of running-related injuries (RRIs) is high. Biomechanical factors may be related to the development of RRIs. OBJECTIVE: This... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The effects of optic flow on peripheral detection performance - van Winsum W.
OBJECTIVE In a driving simulator, a fully autonomous driving task was applied to study the effects of optic flow on Peripheral Detection Task (PDT) performance. The study was designed to test the hypothesis that optic flow induces visual tunneling effects... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Non-accidental harms ('abuse') in athletes with impairment ('para athletes'): a state-of-the-art review - Tuakli-Wosornu YA, Sun Q, Gentry M, Ona Ayala KE, Doolan FC, Ottesen TD, Caldwell B, Naushad N, Huang P, Kirby S.
OBJECTIVE: Para athletes reap significant health benefits from sport but are vulnerable to non-accidental harms. Little is known about the types and impacts of non-accidental harms Para athletes face. In this literature review, we summarise current knowled... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Naturalistic driving: a framework and advances in using big data - Knoefel F, Wallace B, Goubran R, Marshall S.
Driving is an activity that facilitates physical, cognitive, and social stimulation in older adults, ultimately leading to better physical and cognitive health. However, aging is associated with declines in vision, physical health, and cognitive health, al... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Motion-based prediction of hands and feet contact efforts during asymmetric handling tasks - Muller A, Pontonnier C, Dumont G.
This paper proposes a method to predict the external efforts exerted on a subject during handling tasks, only with a measure of his motion. These efforts are the contacts forces and moments on the ground and on the load carried by the subject. The method i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Driving rules  : first seizure and epilepsy - De Stefano P, Novy J, Seeck M.
For patients with epilepsy, the occurrence of a traffic accident due to an epileptic seizure is a major problem. In order to reduce the risk of an accident, the Road Traffic Commission of the Swiss League against Epilepsy has issued guidelines concerning t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Difference in accidents, health symptoms, and ergonomic problems between conventional farmers using pesticides and organic farmers - Nankongnab N, Kongtip P, Tipayamongkholgul M, Bunngamchairat A, Sitthisak S, Woskie S.
Organic farming has been promoted in Thailand by King Rama the ninth. In addition to being healthier for consumers, organic farming is healthier for agricultural workers. The cross-sectional study was conducted to investigate the frequency of chronic disea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A meta-analysis of the rates of suicide ideation, attempts and deaths in people with epilepsy - Abraham N, Buvanaswari P, Rathakrishnan R, Tran BX, Thu GV, Nguyen LH, Ho CS, Ho RC.
This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the association between epilepsy and suicide. We systematically searched PubMed, PsycINFO, Embase and Web of Science for studies that reported the prevalence of suicidality in the form of suicide ideation, attempts and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Understanding women's responses to sexual pain after female genital cutting: an integrative psychological pain response model - Connor JJ, Brady SS, Chaisson N, Mohamed FS, Robinson BBE.
The World Health Organization estimates that over 200 million women and girls have experienced female genital cutting (FGC). Many women and girls who have undergone FGC have migrated to areas of the world where providers are unfamiliar with the health need... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Traumatic right common femoral artery occlusion caused by blunt bicycle handlebar injury: a case report - Yoshimura K, Hamamoto H.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic femoral artery occlusion caused by blunt impact to the groin is rare; this condition is called the "motor-scooter handlebar syndrome." We herein report a case of traumatic femoral artery occlusion and performed a literature review on ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Preparatory inhibition: impact of choice in reaction time tasks - Quoilin C, Fievez F, Duque J.
By applying transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) over primary motor cortex (M1) to elicit motor-evoked potentials (MEPs) in muscles of the contralateral hand during reaction time (RT) tasks, many studies have reported a strong global suppression of moto... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Brake response time recovery after achilles tendon repair - Reb CW, McDonald E, Shakked RJ, Winters BS, Pedowitz DI, Raikin SM, Daniel JN.
This study evaluated when patients' brake response time (BRT) recovers after right Achilles repair. METHODS: Institutional review board-approved prospective study of 60 patients. Assessments included visual analogue scale pain (VAS) sco... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Correction: The beginning of the end: a qualitative study of falls among HIV+ individuals - Womack JA, Novick G, Fried T.
[This corrects the article DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0207006.]. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Efficacy of virtual reality on balance and gait in multiple sclerosis. Systematic review of randomized controlled trials - Moreno-Verdu M, Ferreira-Sanchez MR, Cano-de-la-Cuerda R, Jimenez-Antona C.
INTRODUCTION: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurodegenerative disease that causes gait abnormalities and a deficit in balance control in the vast majority of people affected by it. Virtual reality has been proposed as a complementary approach to conventiona... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Physiological factors which influence cognitive performance in military personnel - Martin K, P ériard J, Rattray B, Pyne DB.
OBJECTIVE: To identify and detail physiological factors that influence cognition in military personnel. BACKGROUND: Maintenance of cognitive and task performance is important under several scenarios, none more so than in a military context. Personn... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Molecular basis for the association between depression and circadian rhythm - Varinthra P, Liu IY.
Depression is a life-threatening psychiatric disorder and a major public health concern worldwide with an incidence of 5% and a lifetime prevalence of 15%-20%. It is related with the social disability, decreased quality of life, and a high incidence of sui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Impact of hanging motionless in harness on respiratory and blood pressure reflex modulation in mountain climbers - Lanfranconi F, Ferri A, Pollastri L, Bartesaghi M, Novarina M, De Vito G, Beretta E, Tremolizzo L.
Harness hang syncope (HHS) is a risk that specifically affects safety of harness' users in mountain climbing. Aims: To evaluate individual patterns of breathing resulting from deranged cardiovas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Brain ’s support network may play key role in attention deficit, hyperactivity behaviors
A new UCLA study suggests that brain cells called astrocytes, previously thought to provide mainly nourishment and housekeeping functions for neurons, may play a key role in the regulation of attention deficit disorder and hyperactivity.Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is estimated to affect about 7 percent  of children and adults in the U.S. Although the disorder has been the subject of much research, as well as scientific and public discussion, in recent years, the causes for the rise in ADHD are still unclear.Theresearch, published in the journal Cell, was led by Baljit Khakh, a professo...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 25, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Level of agreement between human-rated and instrumented balance error scoring system scores - Houston MN, Hoch MC, Malvasi SR, Peck KY, Svoboda SJ, Cameron KL.
Clinicians have used the Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) to quantify postural control for concussion management. However, the reliability of the human rated BESS has varied prompting the development of instrumented BESSs. A cross-sectional design was u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Hazard perception of stroke drivers in a video-based Japanese hazard perception task - Sasaki T, Nogawa T, Yamada K, Kojima T, Kanaya K.
OBJECTIVE: Hazard perception (HP) is the ability to identify a hazardous situation while driving. Though HP has been well studied among neurologically intact populations, little is known about the HP of neurologically impaired populations (in this study, s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Driving us mad: the association of Toxoplasma gondii with suicide attempts and traffic accidents - a systematic review and meta-analysis - Sutterland AL, Kuin A, Kuiper B, van Gool T, Leboyer M, Fond G, de Haan L.
Unnatural causes of death due to traffic accidents (TA) and suicide attempts (SA) constitute a major burden on global health, which remained stable in the last decade despite widespread efforts of prevention. Recently, latent infection with Toxoplasma gond... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Does integrated cognitive and balance (dual-task) training improve balance and reduce falls risk in individuals with cerebellar ataxia? - Winser S, Pang MYC, Rauszen JS, Chan AYY, Chen CH, Whitney SL.
Frequent falls in people with cerebellar ataxia (CA) is a significant problem Therefore, an intervention that could improve balance and reduce the number of falls is of paramount importance from the patients' perspective. Combining cognitive training with ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Assessment of smart watches for management of non-communicable diseases in the ageing population: a systematic review - Gordon LAN.
Advancement in wearable technologies is providing promising new ways to monitor and improve patient care to the ageing population. With the global demographic transition of developed countries to an ageing population, implementation of these technologies c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news