The association of gait speed and frontal lobe among various cognitive domains: the Korean Frailty and Aging Cohort Study (KFACS) - Seo M, Won CW, Kim S, Yoo JH, Kim YH, Kim BS.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine how gait speed and frontal lobe functionsin community-dwelling older adults in Korea. DESIGN: This was a cross-sectional study. SETTING: The study used data from the Korean Frailty and Aging Cohort ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Psychosocial and ergonomic conditions at work: influence on the probability of a workplace accident - L ópez-García JR, García-Herrero S, Gutiérrez JM, Mariscal MA.
Today, the economic and social importance of occupational accidents is undeniable worldwide. Hence, research aimed at reducing this type of accident is considered a discipline of great interest for society in general. In this environment, working condition... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Prognostic value of spreading depolarizations in patients with severe traumatic brain injury - Hartings JA, Andaluz N, Bullock MR, Hinzman JM, Mathern B, Pahl C, Puccio A, Shutter LA, Strong AJ, Vagal A, Wilson JA, Dreier JP, Ngwenya LB, Foreman B, Pahren L, Lingsma H, Okonkwo DO.
IMPORTANCE: Advances in treatment of traumatic brain injury are hindered by the inability to monitor pathological mechanisms in individual patients for targeted neuroprotective treatment. Spreading depolarizations, a mechanism of lesion development in anim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Multiple forms of discrimination and postpartum depression among indigenous Palestinian-Arab, Jewish immigrants and non-immigrant Jewish mothers - Daoud N, Ali Saleh-Darawshy N, Meiyin Gao, Sergienko R, Sestito SR, Geraisy N.
BACKGROUND: While discrimination takes multiple forms, racial or ethnic discrimination is a root cause of this health-damaging social phenomenon. We drew on intersectionality theory, which offers an account of discrimination's multiple effects, to consider... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

An analysis of postpartum walking balance and the correlations to anthropometry - Rothwell SA, Eckland CB, Campbell N, Connolly CP, Catena RD.
BACKGROUND: Falls caused by balance issues during pregnancy are quite common, and these issues can continue postpartum, potentially posing a danger to both the mother and baby. While there has been research on changes to walking gait during pregnancy, walk... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A novel assessment for readiness evaluation during simulated dismounted operations: a reliability study - R ábago CA, Sheehan RC, Schmidtbauer KA, Vernon MC, Wilken JM.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the intersession reliability of the Readiness Evaluation during Simulated Dismounted Operations (REDOp), a novel ecologically-based assessment for injured Service Members, provide minimal detectable change values, and normative refe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A new method of evaluating the symmetry of movement used to assess the gait of patients after unilateral total hip replacement - Winiarski S, Rutkowska-Kucharska A, Pozowski A, Aleksandrowicz K.
PURPOSE: We propose a new concept of symmetry, the symmetry function, as a continuous function of the percentage of differences between sides of body movement and normalised throughout the whole range of motion. The method is used to assess the dynamical s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A dataset build using wearable inertial measurement and ECG sensors for activity recognition, fall detection and basic heart anomaly detection system - Nadeem A, Mehmood A, Rizwan K.
This paper defines two major data sets 1) from wearable inertial measurement sensors and 2) wearable ECG SHIMMER ™ sensors. The first dataset is devised to benchmark techniques dealing with human behavior analysis based on multimodal inertial measurement ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Too much of a good thing: Pregnant women should watch their omega-6 consumption, warns study
(Natural News) Mothers-to-be should avoid eating foods rich in omega-6 fatty acids, a recent study reveals. According to a new study published in The Journal of Physiology, a diet with excessive amounts of linoleic acid – a type of omega-6 fatty acid – may be harmful to pregnant women, with the researchers noting that such a diet may... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Visual dependence affects the motor behavior of older adults during the Timed Up and Go (TUG) test - Almajid R, Tucker C, Wright WG, Vasudevan E, Keshner E.
BACKGROUND: Older adults show greater postural instabilities under misleading visual cues relative to younger adults. We investigated the effects of age-related visual dependence on motor performance under increased attention demands by adding a motor task... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Tarsal navicular fracture in a parkour practitioner, a rare injury - case report and literature review - Karmali S, Ramos JT, Almeida J, Barros A, Campos P, Costa DSD.
Tarsal navicular fractures, as well as other midfoot injuries, are rare, and can result in severe impairment if not properly treated. Parkour, a modern sport, is gaining popularity among young individuals in urban areas, and is prone to result in high-ener... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Study on gait symmetry based on simulation and evaluation system of prosthesis gait - Yu B, Yu H, Meng Q, Meng Q, Cao W.
A software and hardware platform for gait simulation and system evaluation for lower limb intelligent prosthesis is proposed and designed, in order that the wearable symmetry effect of the intelligent knee prosthesis can be quantitatively analyzed by machi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Shoe cushioning influences the running injury risk according to body mass: a randomized controlled trial involving 848 recreational runners - Malisoux L, Delattre N, Urhausen A, Theisen D.
BACKGROUND: Shoe cushioning is expected to protect runners against repetitive loading of the musculoskeletal system and therefore running-related injuries. Also, it is a common belief that heavier runners should use footwear with increased shock absorption... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Serbian twin registry - Smederevac S, Mitrovic D, Sadikovi ć S, Milovanović I, Branovački B, Dinić BM, Nikolašević Ž, Kodzopeljic J, Bugarski Ignjatović V, Semnic M, Vujanić Stankov T, Vučinić N, Oljača M, Pajić D, Stojadinović A, Krstić T, Milutinović A.
The first twin study in Serbia began in 2011 as a part of the research project, 'Psychological Foundations of Mental Health: Hereditary and Environmental Factors'. At the same time, the research team from the Faculty of Philosophy and Faculty of Medicine i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Maximum impact heights of currently used mouthguards in field hockey - van Vliet KE, Kleverlaan CJ, Lobbezoo F, de Lange J, van Wijk AJ.
BACKGROUND/AIM: The effectiveness of mouthguards used in field hockey is unknown. The aim of this study was to compare the maximum impact heights between currently used mouthguards in field hockey to prevent dental injury. METHODS: Four boil-and-bi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Manuscript clarification for "Use of mobile applications to collect data in sport, health, and exercise science: a narrative review" - Ferriero G, Vercelli S, Fundar ò C, Ronconi G.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Is obesity a risk to depression? A cross-sectional study - Garg R, Saxena SK, Bashir S.
This study aimed to examine the prevalence of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Is a wearable sensor-based characterisation of gait robust enough to overcome differences between measurement protocols? A multi-centric pragmatic study in patients with multiple sclerosis - Angelini L, Carpinella I, Cattaneo D, Ferrarin M, Gervasoni E, Sharrack B, Paling D, Nair KPS, Mazz à C.
Inertial measurement units (IMUs) allow accurate quantification of gait impairment of people with multiple sclerosis (pwMS). Nonetheless, it is not clear how IMU-based metrics might be influenced by pragmatic aspects associated with clinical translation of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Incidence of falls among adults with cerebral palsy: a cohort study using primary care data - Ryan JM, Cameron MH, Liverani S, Smith KJ, O'connell N, Peterson MD, Anokye N, Victor C, Boland F.
AIM: To compare the rate of falls between adults with and without cerebral palsy (CP). METHOD: We used primary care data on 1705 adults with CP and 5115 adults without CP matched for age, sex, and general practice attended. We compared odds of expe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Development of composite scores for the TBI-QOL - Tyner CE, Boulton AJ, Sherer M, Kisala PA, Glutting JJ, Tulsky DS.
OBJECTIVE: To develop a set of composite scores that can be used for interpreting quality of life (QOL) after traumatic brain injury (TBI) using 9 of the patient-reported outcomes measures from the Traumatic Brain Injury Quality of Life (TBI-QOL) measureme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Development of a smartphone-based balance assessment system for subjects with stroke - Hou YR, Chiu YL, Chiang SL, Chen HY, Sung WH.
Stroke is a cerebral artery disease that negatively affects activities of daily living (ADLs) and quality of life (QoL). Smartphones have demonstrated strong potential in assessing balance performance. However, such smartphone-based tools have thus far not... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A cross-dataset deep learning-based classifier for people fall detection and identification - Delgado-Esca ño R, Castro FM, Cózar JR, Marín-Jiménez MJ, Guil N, Casilari E.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Fall detection is an important problem for vulnerable sectors of the population such as elderly people, who frequently live alone. Note that a fall can be very dangerous for them if they cannot ask for help. Hence, in those situat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Cortical circuits for integration of self-motion and visual-motion signals - Chaplin TA, Margrie TW.
The cerebral cortex contains cells which respond to movement of the head, and these cells are thought to be involved in the perception of self-motion. In particular, studies in the primary visual cortex of mice show that both running speed and passive whol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Diabetes and road traffic - Ebert O, Bohn B, Bertram B, Buchberger B, Finck H, Ho ß J, Hübner P, Krabbe L, Kulzer B, Küstner E, Lachenmayr B, Lemmen KD, Petry F, Rinnert K, Salomon M, Schütt W, Holl RW.
These practical recommendations highlight important contents of the S2e guideline Diabetes and Road Traffic/Diabetes und Stra ßenverkehr, 1st edition 2017 – AWMF register no. 057–026, printed in Diabetologie und Stoffwechsel 2018; 13(01): 54–97, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Animal models of post-traumatic epilepsy - Keith KA, Huang JH.
Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, with the incidence of post-traumatic epilepsy increasing with the severity of the head injury. Post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) is defined as a recurrent seizure disorder second... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Differences in visual-spatial working memory and driving behavior between morning-type and evening-type drivers - Ge Y, Sheng B, Qu W, Xiong Y, Sun X, Zhang K.
Circadian rhythms are changes in life activities over a cycle of approximately 24 hours. Studies on chronotypes have found that there are significant differences in physiology, personality, cognitive ability and driving behavior between morning-type and ev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Spatial Disorientation Survey Among Military Pilots - Pennings HJM, Oprins EAPB, Wittenberg H, Houben MMJ, Groen EL.
BACKGROUND: Spatial disorientation (SD) remains a significant cause of accidents and near accidents. A variety of training methods have been used to assist pilots to anticipate the SD problem. The value of such training in the prevention of disorien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Attempting suicide changes the brain? - Malhi GS, Bell E, Mannie Z, Das P.
In this brief article we posit a rationale as to why a past clinical history of attempted suicide is a strong risk factor for suicide. We hypothesise that the process of making a suicide attempt, with the clear intention of dying, fundamentally alters ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Association between facial emotion recognition and bullying involvement among adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder - Liu TL, Wang PW, Yang YC, Shyi GC, Yen CF.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is characterized by impaired social interaction, communication and restricted and repetitive behavior. Few studies have focused on the effect of facial emotion recognition on bullying inv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Analysis of risk factors in occupational accidents in Brazil: a population-based study - Ferreira MJM, Correa FGS, Lacerda EM, Hajat S, de Ara újo LF.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association of occupational risks factors, including specific work characteristics with the occurrence of accidents at workplace and on the way to work in Brazil. METHODS: We used a cross-sectional study design with co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Predicting sport-related mTBI symptom resolution trajectory using initial clinical assessment findings: a retrospective cohort study - McGeown JP, Kara S, Fulcher M, Crosswell H, Borotkanics R, Hume PA, Quarrie KL, Theadom A.
OBJECTIVES: To identify which aspects of initial clinical assessment for sport-related mild traumatic brain injury (SR-mTBI) predict whether an athlete achieves symptom resolution within 14  days of the injury. RESEARCH DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Cytomegalovirus seropositivity and suicidal behavior: a mini-review - Paolini M, Lester D, Hawkins M, Hawkins-Villarreal A, Erbuto D, Fiorillo A, Pompili M.
Background and objectives: In recent years, a growing body of research has focused on identifying possible biological markers for suicidal behavior, including infective and immunological markers. In this paper, our aim was to review available eviden... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Critically appraised paper: Task-oriented gait training that focuses on the safe and correct use of a walking aid may reduce falls in people with multiple sclerosis [synopsis] - Plummer P.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Acute performance responses during repeated matches in combat sports: a systematic review - Kons RL, Orssatto LBR, Detanico D.
OBJECTIVE: Investigate the acute effects of repeated combat sports matches on vertical jump and handgrip strength performance in grappling and striking modalities. DESIGN: Systematic review. METHODS: PubMed, Scopus, and Web of Science datab... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Part II: Comparison of crossfit-related injury presenting to sports medicine clinic by sex and age - Sugimoto D, Zwicker RL, Quinn BJ, Myer GD, Stracciolini A.
OBJECTIVE: To examine CrossFit-related injuries based on sex and age. DESIGN: Retrospective case series. SETTING: A tertiary-level pediatric sports medicine clinic. PARTICIPANTS: CrossFit athletes. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: CrossFit-related injuries b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

What is combination therapy in wound healing?
From psychotherapy to physical therapy to immunotherapy, hundreds of treatment options are made feasible by modern medicine. Doctors sometimes find value in combining two or more treatment methods to better facilitate healing. Here's what to know about combination therapy and its application in wound care: "Combining methods can help combat the body's resistance to the treatment." Understanding combination therapy Combination therapy is when doctors treat diseases, injuries or other medical conditions with two or more drugs or therapies. The idea is that if one alone does not work, combining method...
Source: Advanced Tissue - December 18, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound care products Source Type: news

Parkinson's symptoms improve with weekly regimens of both physical and cognitive exercises
(The Physiological Society) Parkinson's patients' motor and non-motor symptoms were improved with a weekly exercise regimen that included physical and cognitive tasks, according to new research presented today (December 18, 2019) at The Physiological Society early career conference, Future Physiology 2019: Translating Cellular Mechanisms into Lifelong Health Strategies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Communities with bikeshare programs might have a lower risk of bicycle-related maxillofacial injuries: results from an early adopter of bikeshare programs - Hwang MJ, Dodson TB, Dillon JK.
PURPOSE: Although bikeshare programs can relieve traffic congestion, concerns for cyclist safety have been reported, secondary to the low frequency of helmet use observed among bikeshare users. The purpose of the present study was to measure and compare th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Epigenetic mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases and acute brain injury - Bertogliat MJ, Morris-Blanco KC, Vemuganti R.
Epigenetic modifications are emerging as major players in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disorders and susceptibility to acute brain injury. DNA and histone modifications act together with noncoding RNAs to form a complex gene expression machinery t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Male-specific association of the 2p25 region with suicide attempt in bipolar disorder - Gaynor SC, Monson ET, Gaine ME, Chimenti MS, Reichman RD, Parsons M, Oonthonpan L, Zandi PP, Potash JB, Willour VL.
We previously conducted a genome-wide association study (GWAS) of attempted suicide within bipolar disorder, which implicated common variation in the 2p25 region primarily in males. The top association signal from our GWAS occurred in an intergenic region ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Traumatic brain injuries: pathophysiology and potential therapeutic targets - Ng SY, Lee AYW.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality amongst civilians and military personnel globally. Despite advances in our knowledge of the complex pathophysiology of TBI, the underlying mechanisms are yet to be fu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

HIIT timing matters for increasing fitness
(The Physiological Society) High intensity interval training (HIIT) is only effective for improving fitness when performed at 60-second intervals, according to new research from Liverpool John Moores University, presented today (Tuesday Dec. 17) at The Physiological Society early career conference, Future Physiology 2019: Translating Cellular Mechanisms into Lifelong Health Strategies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The relationship between fighting style, cognition, and regional brain volume in professional combatants: a preliminary examination using brief neurocognitive measures - Stephen SJ, Shan G, Banks SJ, Bernick C, Bennett LL.
OBJECTIVE: Repetitive head impacts (RHIs) in combat sports are associated with cognitive decline and brain volume reduction. While fighting style differences between boxers, mixed martial artists (MMAs), and martial artists (MAs) have resulted in a broader... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Scorpion venomics: a 2019 overview - Cid-Uribe JI, Veytia-Bucheli JI, Romero-Gutierrez T, Ortiz E, Possani LD.
Introduction: A few scorpions are dangerous to humans. Their medical relevance was the initial driving force for venom research. By classical biochemistry and molecular cloning, several venom peptides and their coding transcripts were characterized,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Risk-based autonomous vehicle motion control with considering human driver's behaviour - Wei C, Romano R, Merat N, Wang Y, Hu C, Taghavifar H, Hajiseyedjavadi F, Boer ER.
The selected motions of autonomous vehicles (AVs) are subject to the constraints from the surrounding traffic environment, infrastructure and the vehicle's dynamic capabilities. Normally, the motion control of the vehicle is composed of trajectory planning... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Proxemics and kinesics in automated vehicle-pedestrian communication: representing ethnographic observations - Domeyer J, DinparastDjadid A, Lee JD, Douglas G, Alsaid A, Price M.
Since the introduction of automobiles in the early 1900s, communication among elements of the transportation system has been critical for efficiency, safety, and fairness. Communication mechanisms such as signs, lights, and roadway markings were developed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Peripheral blood neuroendocrine hormones are associated with clinical indices of sport-related concussion - Di Battista AP, Rhind SG, Churchill N, Richards D, Lawrence DW, Hutchison MG.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between neuroendocrine hormones and clinical recovery following sport-related concussion (SRC). Ninety-five athletes (n  = 56 male, n = 39 female) from a cohort of 11 interuniversity sport ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Pectoralis major injuries in the National Football League - Sahota S, Gibbs DB, Lawton CD, Balderama ES, Chambers CC, Mack CD, Franke K, Nuber GW.
BACKGROUND: Pectoralis major (PM) injuries are rare, primarily occurring in males during athletic activity. In the current literature, these injuries have not been well described in National Football League (NFL) athletes. HYPOTHESIS: The incidence of PM i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Factor analysis of the prediction of the postpartum depression screening scale - Cai M, Wang Y, Luo Q, Wei G.
Postpartum depression (PPD), a severe form of clinical depression, is a serious social problem. Fortunately, most women with PPD are likely to recover if the symptoms are recognized and treated promptly. We designed two test data and six classifiers based ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effects of roadway factors and demographic characteristics on drivers' perceived complexity of simulated roadway videos - Shaw FA, Greenwood AT, Bae JI, Corso GM, Rodgers MO, Hunter MP.
This study examined drivers' perceived complexity of simulated roadway videos using a full factorial experimental design that featured high and low levels of five roadway factors: (1) work zone treatment, (2) traffic, (3) roadway objects, (4) lane configur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news