ergology

ergology

the study of the effect of work on mind and body. — ergologist, n.
See also: Work
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The choice of these countries and hospitals in a convenience sample is due to an existing research partnership and access to institutions for previous studies in the field of ergology. It also meets the criteria suggested by Yin (4) for case selection, both of which may have similar or contrasting contexts.
Ayoub, "Modeling in manual materials handling," Journal of Human Ergology, vol.
Richardson, "A study of computer-related upper limb discomfort and computer vision syndrome," Journal of Human Ergology, vol.
Redondo, "Analysis and quantification of mental stress and fatigue using Maxwell relations from thermodynamics," Journal of Human Ergology, vol.
Saito, "Visual comfort in VDT workstation design," Journal of Human Ergology, vol.
The present research used as conceptual framework the Schwartz's ergology approach on work competences (16,19,20) as well as the guidelines in the NPPHC.
To evaluate these complex aspects that involve working situations in processing activities by studying a company in the industry--one located in the southern region of Espirito Santo (ES)--, this paper is structured as follows: first, the subjects are introduced, and transformations in labor regarding capitalist context, work and ergology, and work and competencies are described.
Lavie, "Daily and yearly burnout symptoms in Israeli shift work residents," Journal of Human Ergology, vol.
Working hours and fatigue of Japanese flight attendants Journal of Human Ergology, 20, 155-164.
Some systematic musicologists presented postulations about Southeast Asian tunings, scales and tone systems.(12) Others described the ergology of instruments, as in a 1907 book on Javanese gong making.(13) In tune with current critiques of Linnaean and other classification systems by botanists, biologists and naturalists (such as Darwin), some musicologists described and classified Southeast Asian musical instruments from a European perspective.(14)
Periodicals about human behavior presented two articles, and journals about work and ergology presented two more productions.