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Ergonomics for Therapists

Author: Jacobs, K., Bettencourt, C.
Type: Book
Year: 1995


Provides an introduction to ergonomic concepts and discusses their application to clinical practice in physical therapy. Overviews ergonomics and design of ergonomics services, then describes tools and techniques of ergonomics, discusses special topics, and applies ergonomics to occupational and physical therapy practice. Includes assessment forms. This second edition contains new chapters on psychosocial issues, computers and assistive technology, and evidence- based practice. Chapter review questions are also new to this edition. The editor is a clinical associate professor of occupational therapy at Boston University.

Further Details

Publish Location: Boston
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Accession Number: 11.12.02
Keywords: design, assessment, assistive device
Reads: 171