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With critical applications in manufacturing, transportation, defense, security, environmental safety and occupational health, and other industries, the field of occupational biomechanics is more central to industrial design than ever before. This latest edition of the popular and widely adopted Occupational Biomechanics provides the foundations and tools to assemble and evaluate biomechanical processes as they apply to today\'s changing industries, with emphasis on improving overall work efficiency and preventing work-related injuries. The book expertly weaves engineering and medical information from diverse sources and provides a coherent treatment of the biomechanical principles underlying the well-designed and ergonomically sound workplace.


Key Features:-

  • 150 new references and many new illustrations
  • Major changes within each chapter that reflect recent and significant findings
  • Recent research in musculoskeletal disorders
  • New measurement techniques for biomechanical parameters and numerous international initiatives on th

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General Information  
Author(s)Chaffin
PublisherJohn Wiley
Edition4
ISBN9780471723431
Pages360
BindingHard Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2006