National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Department of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Ergonomics, RMI, Repetition
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With the many and vast advances of technology across generations and societies, the need to determine the best ways to align and use the human body in coordination with technology has increased accordingly. While occupational hazards and accidents date back to ancient times, and the Industrial Age resulted in accidents related to machinery, the human disabilities and debilities related to technology may emerge more subtly over time before they become acute.
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Ergonomics, in L. A. Tomei (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration, IGI Global, p. 286-291
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King, Kathleen P., "Ergonomics" (2008). Leadership, Counseling, Adult, Career and Higher Education Faculty Publications. 133.