The relationship between obesity and fractures - Court-Brown CM, Duckworth AD, Ralston S, McQueen MM.
There has been very limited analysis of the relationship between obesity and fractures in the orthopaedic literature. It has been established for some years that underweight individuals are at greater risk of proximal femoral fractures but recently there h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Serum cholesterol levels preceding to suicide death in Japanese workers: a nested case-control study - Chen S, Mizoue T, Hu H, Kuwahara K, Honda T, Yamamoto S, Nakagawa T, Miyamoto T, Okazaki H, Shimizu M, Murakami T, Eguchi M, Kochi T, Yamamoto M, Ogasawara T, Sasaki N, Uehara A, Imai T, Nishihara A, Hori A, Nagahama S, Tomita K, Konishi M, Kabe I, Dohi S.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between suicide death and serum cholesterol levels as measured at times close to suicide death. METHODS: We conducted a nested case-control study of 41 cases of suicide deaths and 205 matched controls with ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Prevalence of sports-related injuries and illnesses in Paralympic athletes - Fagher K, Dahlstr öm O, Jacobsson J, Timpka T, Lexell J.
BACKGROUND: With increased participation in Paralympic sport, the burden of sports-related injuries and illnesses may increase. However, there is limited knowledge about the epidemiology of sports-related injuries and illnesses in Paralympic sport [SRIIPS]... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Experiences of women with postpartum depression participating in a support group led by mental health providers - Cook C, Goyal D, Allen M.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to explore experiences of women currently with or at high risk for developing postpartum depression (PPD) who were participating in a postpartum support group facilitated by mental health providers. STUDY DESIGN AND M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Selection of level-dependent hearing protectors for use in an indoor shooting range - Mlynski R, Kozlowski E.
The high sound pressure level generated by impulse noise produced in an indoor shooting range makes it necessary to protect the hearing of the people it affects. Due to the need for verbal communication during training at a shooting range, level-dependent ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Multigroup invariance of the DAS across a random and an internet-sourced sample - Sullman MJM, Stephens AN, Taylor JE.
It is well established that angry and, subsequently, aggressive drivers pose a problem for road safety. Over recent years, there has been an increase in the number of published studies examining driver anger, particularly using the Driving Anger Scale (DAS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Determination of the age of bruises using a bilirubinometer - Mesli V, Le Garff E, Marchand E, Labreuche J, Ramdane N, Maynou C, Delannoy Y, H édouin V.
The dating of bruises can be of crucial interest in clinical forensic medicine, but the macroscopic or photographic evaluation of a bruise has not been regarded as reliable. Several methods have thus been regularly evaluated for this purpose, with reflecta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

High endogenous testosterone levels are associated with diminished neural emotional control in aggressive police recruits - Kaldewaij R, Koch SBJ, Zhang W, Hashemi MM, Klumpers F, Roelofs K.
Although police officers are carefully selected for their high emotion-regulation abilities, excessive aggression in police officers has been reported, particularly in socially challenging situations known to elicit high state testosterone levels. Adequate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Fatal left coronary artery dissection due to blunt chest trauma: a case report and literature review - Violon F, Lardenois E, Grafiadis P, Martrille L, Gauchotte G.
Blunt chest traumas can cause cardiac injuries and contusions. However, post-traumatic coronary artery dissections are quite uncommon. Here, we report the case of a 58-year-old woman who died suddenly 14 hours after a car accident. The macroscopic anoma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Evaluation of a model of bruising in pigmented skin for investigating the potential for alternate light source illumination to enhance the appearance of bruises by photography of visible and infrared light - Sully CJ, Olds KL, Langlois NEI.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the ability of alternate light source illumination to enhance bruises in pigmented skin. Previous work was limited to simulating bruises in non-pigmented (Caucasoid type) skin by injecting blood into pigskin. In th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Do active assist transfer devices improve transfer safety for patients and caregivers in hospital and community settings? A scoping review - Tang K, Diaz J, Lui O, Proulx L, Galle E, Packham T.
Background: Safe patient handling practices reduce injury risk for healthcare workers (HCW) and patients, but may conflict with goals of rehabilitation and person-centred care by minimizing (a) active participation in transfers and (b) autonomy and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Attentional bias and the Suicide Status Form: behavioral perseveration of written responses - Hamedi A, Colborn VA, Bell M, Chalker SA, Jobes DA.
Given the vast public health problem of suicide, the need for more effective assessment of suicidal risk is clear. The major approaches applied to this challenge include various direct approaches (e.g., suicide-focused interviews) and indirect approaches (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Why the semicircular canals are not stimulated by linear accelerations - Goyens J, Aerts P.
Head accelerations are sensed by the vestibular system in the inner ear. Linear accelerations stimulate the otolith organs, while the semicircular canals sense angular accelerations. Fluid-Structure Interaction models of the cupula sensor (simulated with F... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The relationship between BMI and stability of intertrochanteric fracture following low-energy falls. A retrospective cohort study - Irving D, Hinkley J, Marquart M.
INTRODUCTION: Intertrochanteric proximal femur fractures are common injuries in the elderly. Certain patterns are considered unstable and confer increased risks. Risk factors for these patterns are not well defined. We sought to determine whether increased... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The psychosocial impact of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy as a predictor of postpartum depression - Bray N, Grasby KL, Lind PA, Painter JN, Colodro-Conde L, Medland SE.
This study examined the extent to which psychosocial impact of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy predicts postpartum depression using a retrospective design. Data from a cross-sectional survey investigating women's experiences of nausea and vomiting dur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Survey on visual acuity among intra-city commercial vehicle drivers in Ibadan, southwestern Nigeria - Dairo MD, Okechukwu-Nw.pa UP, Nw.pa R.
This study was carried out to find out how many commercial drivers in Ibadan North L.G.A met minimum legal requ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Suicide is a confounder in postmortem studies on depression - Zhao J, Lucassen PJ, Swaab DF.
Over the past decade, pioneering studies have reported changes in various genes and proteins in postmortem brain samples of major depressive disorder (MDD) patients [e.g., (1 –14); see also (15–17)] (Table 1). Even though clear inferences were made b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Rey Tangled Line Test: a measure of processing speed in TBI - Joseph AC, Peterson HA, Garcia KM, McNally SM, Mburu TK, Lippa SM, Dsurney J, Chan L.
OBJECTIVE: Neuropsychological assessment plays a key role in characterizing and detecting cognitive impairment after traumatic brain injury (TBI). The Rey Tangled Line Test (RTLT), an understudied neuropsychological assessment thought to be capable of dete... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Reaction time variability and brain white matter integrity - Booth T, Dykiert D, Corley J, Gow AJ, Morris Z, Mu ñoz Maniega S, Royle NA, Del C Valdés Hernández M, Starr JM, Penke L, Bastin ME, Wardlaw JM, Deary IJ.
OBJECTIVE: Mean speed of responding is the most commonly used measure in the assessment of reaction time (RT). An alternative measure is intraindividual variability (IIV): the inconsistency of responding across multiple trials of a test. IIV has been sugge... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Publisher Correction: MAOA variants differ in oscillatory EEG & ECG activities in response to aggression-inducing stimuli - Im S, Jeong J, Jin G, Yeom J, Jekal J, Lee SI, Cho JA, Lee S, Lee Y, Kim DH, Bae M, Heo J, Moon C, Lee CH.
Correction to: Scientific Reports https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-39103-7, published online 25 February 2019 The original version of this Article contained a typographical error in the spelling of the author SeungYeong Im, which was incorrectly given... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Motor modules account for active perception of force - Toma S, Santello M.
Despite longstanding evidence suggesting a relation between action and perception, the mechanisms underlying their integration are still unclear. It has been proposed that to simplify the sensorimotor integration processes underlying active perception, the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Mild traumatic brain injury: the effect of age at trauma onset on brain structure integrity - Tremblay S, Desjardins M, Bermudez P, Iturria-Medina Y, Evans AC, Jolicoeur P, de Beaumont L.
Mounting evidence suggests that mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) have long-term effects that interact with the aging process to precipitate cognitive decline. This line of research predicts that early exposure to brain trauma is particularly detrimenta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Is injury associated with team performance in elite Australian football? 20 years of player injury and team performance data that include measures of individual player value - Hoffman DT, Dwyer DB, Bowe SJ, Clifton P, Gastin PB.
OBJECTIVES: To determine whether specific injury measures were associated with team performance in the Australian Football League (AFL). METHODS: 15  289 injuries caused players from 18 teams to miss 51 331 matches between 1997 and 2016. Data we... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Impaired local dynamic stability during treadmill walking predicts future falls in patients with multiple sclerosis: a prospective cohort study - Tajali S, Mehravar M, Negahban H, van Dieen JH, Shaterzadeh-Yazdi MJ, Mofateh R.
BACKGROUND: Falling is a significant problem in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and the majority of falls occur during dynamic activities. Recently, there have been evidences focusing on falls and local stability of walking based on dynamic system th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Energy Expenditure Index as a measure of efficiency of walking on outdoor uneven surface in individuals with cerebral palsy - Gupta S, Raja K.
This study aims to validate and report responsiveness of Energy Expenditure Index (EEI) during walking on outdoor uneven surface in individuals with cerebral palsy (CP). ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The physiology of auto racing: a brief review - Reid MB, Lightfoot JT.
INTRODUCTION: Auto racing poses a unique set of physiologic challenges for athletes who compete in this sport. These challenges are not widely recognized due to the limited amount of original research in this field and the diffuse nature of this literature... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

A method to concatenate multiple short time series for evaluating dynamic behaviour during walking - Orter S, Ravi DK, Singh NB, Vogl F, Taylor WR, K önig Ignasiak N.
Gait variability is a sensitive metric for assessing functional deficits in individuals with mobility impairments. To correctly represent the temporal evolution of gait kinematics, nonlinear measures require extended and uninterrupted time series. In this ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

An efficient gait dynamics classification method for neurodegenerative diseases using brain signals - Mole SSS, Sujatha K.
Neurons of the human brain are primarily affected by the Huntington's disease (HD), Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson's disease and so on. Classification of these neurodegenerative diseases (NDD) is clinically important to analyze the destruct... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Development and testing of a visual tool for assessing risk of falls - Arihisa K, Yamamoto A, Hayashi T, Hayashi A, Ishizuki C, MIyaguchi H.
BACKGROUND: To develop a "Time Pressure-Kiken Yochi Training (TP-KYT) system" for measuring risk prediction ability of health care professionals. METHODS: The TP-KYT was developed using responses from 51 experts with at least 5 years of clinical ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Physical fitness equals brain fitness for older men, according to study
(Natural News) Brain function tends to decline with age. The good news is that exercise is found to boost brain health, especially for aging men. A study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology revealed that older men who exercise regularly saw better improvements in their cognitive function or executive function than older women. Executive... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In memoriam: Dr. Glenn Langer, cardiovascular scholar, mentor, humanitarian
Dr. Glenn Langer, a prolific cardiovascular researcher and long-time faculty member and administrator at theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA who went on to establish a college-readiness program for underprivileged youth, has died. He was 91.Langer, a leading scholar in his field, published more than 200 scientific articles and co-wrote several books explaining the mechanisms by which the heart ’s electrical activity regulates its contraction under normal and diseased conditions.“He was an inspirational mentor and teacher whose self-described mantra was ‘I get paid for my hobby,’” said D...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 26, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Ant farmers boost plant nutrition
(University of Oxford) Research, led by Dr. Guillaume Chomicki from the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, has demonstrated that millions of years of ant agriculture has remodeled plant physiology. Farming ants deposit nitrogen-rich feces directly inside plants, which has led to the evolution of these ultra-absorptive plant structures. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 24, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Biomechanical conditions of maintaining balance in snowboarding - Staniszewski M.
BACKGROUND: Snowboarding, along with Alpine skiing, is one of two most popular winter sports. While there are many studies on the mechanical conditions of movement in skiing, there is a lack of studies analysing the forces affecting snowboarders. The diffe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Transnational review of visual standards for driving: how Australia compares with the rest of the world - Yan MK, Kumar H, Kerr N, Medeiros FA, Sandhu SS, Crowston J, Kong YXG.
IMPORTANCE: Driving is a highly visual task and a primary mode of transportation for many people around the world. BACKGROUND: There appears to be little uniformity of vision standards across the world for driving. We reviewed the basic screening v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Contributions of stereopsis and aviation experience to simulated rotary wing altitude estimation - Hartle B, Sudhama A, Deas LM, Allison RS, Irving EL, Glaholt MG, Wilcox LM.
We examined the contribution of binocular vision and experience to performance on a simulated helicopter flight task. BACKGROUND: Although there is a long history of research on the role of binocular vision and stereopsis in aviation, th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Clinical assessment of reactive balance control in acquired brain injury: a comparison of manual and cable release-from-lean assessment methods - Borrelli JR, Junod CA, Inness EL, Jones S, Mansfield A, Maki BE.
OBJECTIVE: Perturbation-evoked stepping reactions are infrequently assessed directly in clinical settings even though stepping reactions in response to a sudden loss-of-balance perturbation ultimately determine whether a fall occurs. Individuals with acqui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Why cities with high bicycling rates are safer for all road users - Marshall WE, Ferenchak NN.
Introduction Despite bicycling being considered ten times more dangerous than driving, the evidence suggests that high-bicycling-mode-share cities are not only safer for bicyclists but for all road users. We look to understand what makes these cities safe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The relationship between auditory evoked potentials and symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adult patients with major depressive disorder - Kim JS, Kim DW, Kwon YJ, Lee HY, Kim S, Shim SH.
OBJECTIVES: Loudness dependence of auditory evoked potential (LDAEP) has been proposed as a biological marker for central serotonergic activity in depressive illness. A recent study has suggested that serotonin plays an important role in impulsivity and em... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Quantifying e-bike applicability by comparing travel time and physical energy expenditure: a case study of Japanese cities - Liu L, Suzuki T.
Background E-bikes are a growing market around the world and public policies regarding their usage are varied among cities. There is a need to inform policy decisions about integrating e-bikes into urban transportation systems. While previous studies on b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Otoconial loss or lack of otoconia - an overlooked or ignored diagnosis of balance deficits - Hegemann SCA, Bockisch CJ.
HYPOTHESIS: Lack of otoconia or otoconial loss may be the major reason for increasing imbalance with age, posttraumatic dizziness and residual dizziness as well as other so far unexplained imbalance affecting probably millions of people. BACKGROUND... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Intersegmental strategies in frontal plane in moderately-skilled riders analyzed in ridden and un-mounted situations - Engell MT, Bystr öm A, Hernlund E, Bergh A, Clayton H, Roepstorff L, Egenvall A.
The symmetry of the rider is highly relevant, and in the equestrian community it is generally thought that a symmetrical rider has a better possibility to influence the horse in an optimal way. The aim of the study was to analyse and compare frontal plane ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effectiveness assessment of ship navigation safety countermeasures using fuzzy cognitive maps - Wang L, Liu Q, Dong S, Guedes Soares C.
The fuzzy cognitive map method is adopted to construct the systematic mapping relationship between ship navigational risk factors and safety level for assessing the effectiveness of ship navigation safety countermeasures. The proposed approach integrates f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Jingsong Zhou receives $2.88 million for novel research on Lou Gehrig's disease
(University of Texas at Arlington) Jingsong Zhou is investigating the theory that ALS affects the physiology of the whole body through defective cells in multiple organs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A driver's physiology sensor-based driving risk prediction method for lane-changing process using hidden Markov model - Li Y, Wang F, Ke H, Wang LL, Xu CC.
This study aimed to propose a method of predicting the driving risks during the lane-ch... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Changes in heart rate and skin conductance in the 30 min preceding aggressive behavior - de Looff P, Noordzij ML, Moerbeek M, Nijman H, Didden R, Embregts P.
Aggressive behavior of inpatients threatens the safety and well-being of both mental health staff members and fellow patients. It was investigated whether heart rate and electrodermal activity can be used to signal imminent aggression. A naturalistic study... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Body balance in people practicing snowboarding - K łos K, Giemza C, Dziuba-Słonina A.
PURPOSE: While snowboarding, the human body is subjected to many forces and factors affecting balance. It is assumed that practising snowboarding may improve balance, but the evidence from the literature is scarce. Therefore, our study aimed to examine the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A comprehensive assessment of risk factors for falls in middle-aged adults: co-ordinated analyses of cohort studies in four countries - Peeters G, Cooper R, Tooth L, van Schoor NM, Kenny RA.
We identified demographic, health and lifestyle factors associated with falls in adults aged 50-64  years from Australia, The Netherlands, Great Britain and Ireland. Nearly all factors were associated with falls, but there were differences between countrie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Proteome of normal human perilymph and perilymph from people with disabling vertigo - Lin HC, Ren Y, Lysaght AC, Kao SY, Stankovic KM.
The vast majority of hearing loss, the most common sensory impairment, and vertigo, which commonly causes falls, both reflect underlying dysfunction of inner ear cells. Perilymph sampling can thus provide molecular cues to hearing and balance disorders. Wh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Mottled, Blanching Skin Changes After Aggressive Diving - Lau AM, Johnston MJ, Rivard R.
The initial livedo skin changes of cutis marmorata, also known as cutaneous decompression sickness (DCS), are transient in nature. Accordingly, early images of violaceous skin changes with variegated, marbled, or mottled appearance are rare, whereas later ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Motoric cognitive risk syndrome and risk for falls, their recurrence, and postfall fractures: results from a prospective observational population-based cohort study - Beauchet O, Sekhon H, Schott AM, Rolland Y, Muir-Hunter S, Markle-Reid M, Gagn é H, Allali G.
OBJECTIVE: Motoric cognitive risk syndrome (MCR) is a predementia stage associated with increased risk for falls. There are conflicting results regarding its association with recurrent falls and no information about its association with postfall fractures.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news