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Anthropometrics

Year

Title

First Author

Abs.

Paper Avail?

2006

Bodyspace: anthropometry, ergonomics and the design of work.

Pheasant, S.

No

No

2004

School furniture and the user population: an anthropometric perspective.

Milanese, S.

No

No

1998

An anthropometric and postural risk assessment of children's school computer work environments

Oates, S.

No

No

1990

Sex differences in anthropometry for school furniture design

Jeong, B.Y.

Yes

No

1969

Anthropometric and physiological considerations in school, office, and factory seating

Floyd, W.F.

No

No

1969

Anthropometric data for educational chairs

Oxford, H.W.

No

No

Computer Use

Year

Title

First Author

Abs.

Paper Avail?

2009

Ergonomics issues related to children, computers and schools.

Saito, S.

No

No

2009

Evidence-based guidelines for the wise use of computers by children: physical development guidelines.

Straker, L.

No

No

2009

Computer-related posture and musculoskeletal discomfort in middle school students.

Jacobs, K.

No

No

2009

Principles for the wise use of computers by children

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes pdf 590kb

2009

Computer products usage and prevalence of computer related musculoskeletal discomfort among adolescents.

Siu, D.

No

No

2008

Physical exposure differences between children and adults when using standard and small computer input devices

Blackstone, J.

No

No

2008

Children have less variable postures and muscle activities when using new electronic information technology compared with old paper-based information technology.

Straker, L.

No

No

2008

A comparison of posture and muscle activity during tablet computer, desktop computer and paper use by young children.

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes pdf 383kb

2008

Children's posture and muscle activity at different computer display heights and during paper information technology use.

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes

2008

Computer-related posture and musculoskeletal discomfort in middle school students

Jacobs, K.

No

No

2008

College students and computers: Assessment of usage patterns and musculoskeletal discomfort

Noack-Cooper, K.

No

No

2008

Children and computer use in the home: Workstations, behaviors, and parental attitudes

Kimmerly, L.

No

No

2008

A comparison of posture and muscle activity means and variation amongst young children, older children, and young adults whilst working with computers

Maslen, B.

No

Yes pdf 383kb

2008

Computer use in school: Its effect on posture and discomfort in schoolchildren

Kelly, G.

No

No

2007

An investigation of children’s posture and discomfort during computer use.

Breen, R.

No

No

2007

Next generation workers: Identifying and preventing self-reported musculoskeletal discomfort with notebook computer use.

Jacobs, K.

No

No

2007

Middle school students’ notebook computer use.

Jacobs, K.

No

No

2007

Computer use and habitual spinal posture in Australian adolescents.

Straker, L

Yes

Yes

2006

Towards evidence based guidelines for wise use of computers by children.

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes

2006

Children and Instant Messaging

Silvina Ruth Crenzel

Yes

Yes pdf 312kb

2006

Musculoskeletal Impact of Computer and Electronic Game Use on Children and Adolescents

R.M. Gollespie

Yes

Yes pdf 72kb

2006

ITKids: Is a High Computer Display More Physically Demanding for Children?

L. Straker

Yes

Yes pdf 108kb

2006

ITKids: Does Computer Use Reduce Postural Variation in Children?

M. Ciccarelli

Yes

Yes pdf 68kb

2006

Navigation in Children's Educational Software: The Influence of Multimedia Elements

A. Carusi

Yes

Yes pdf 504kb

2006

IT Kids: Exposure to Computers and Adolescents' Neck Posture and Pain

L. Straker

Yes

Yes pdf 172kb

2006

Size, Strength and Physical Exposure Differences Between Adult and Child Computer Users

J.M. Blackstone

Yes

Yes pdf 260kb

2006

Effect of Computer-Based Instruction on Students' Functional Task Performance

H. Chiang

Yes

Yes pdf 120kb

2006

Musculoskeletal Complaints by Middle School Students with Computer Use

Karen Jacobs

Yes

Yes pdf 56kb

2006

Size, strength and physical exposure differences between adult and child computer users.

Blackstone, J.

No

Yes

2006

Survey of Ergonomics Issues in Computer Classrooms of Latvian and Lithuanian Schools

Janis Gedrovic

Yes

Yes pdf 136kb

2006

ITKids: does computer use reduce postural variation in children?

Ciccarelli, M.

Yes

Yes pdf 1,416kb

2006

CAKE (Computers and Kids' Ergonomics): The Electronic Game Use on Children and Adolescents

Gillespie, R.M.

Yes

Yes pdf 562kb

2006

IT Kids: does computer use reduce postural variation in children?

Ciccarelli, M.

No

Yes

2006

Computer-related posture and musculoskeletal discomfort in schoolchildren.

Dockrell, S.

No

No

2006

Keyboard use and musculoskeletal outcomes among computer users.

Gerr, F.

No

No

2006

Frequent computer related activities increase the risk of neck-shoulder and low back pain in adolescents.

Hakala, P.

No

No

2005

Children’s computer usage: are they at risk of developing repetitive strain injury?

Ramos, E.

No

No

2005

Musculoskeletal outcomes in children using information technology- the need for a specific etiological model

Harris, C.

No

No

2005

Cervical erector spinae and upper trapezius muscle activity in children using different information technologies.

Greig, A.

No

No

2004

The impact of Maine’s one-to-one laptop program on middle school teachers and students.

Silvermail, D.

Yes

Yes pdf

2004

Epidemiology of musculoskeletal disorders among computer users: lesson learned from the role of posture and keyboard use.

Gerr, F.

No

No

2003

The Research and Design of More Legible and Readable Key Legends for school children while operating Chinese computer keyboard

Chen, J-C

Yes

Yes pdf 115kb

2003

PSYCHO-PHYSIOLOGICAL REACTIONS IN CHILDREN USING COMPUTER GAMES

Horie, Y.

Yes

Yes pdf 223kb

2003

DELIVERING THE POWER OF COMPUTERS TO CHILDREN, WITHOUT HARMING THEIR HEALTH

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes pdf 100kb

2003

ITKIDS: READING FROM COMPUTERS CREATES DIFFERENT BIOMECHANICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESSES FOR CHILDREN?

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes pdf 82kb

2003

POTENTIAL HEALTH PROBLEMS FACED BY AN ASIAN YOUTH POPULATION WITH INCREASING TRENDS FOR COMPUTER USE

Szeto, G.

Yes

Yes pdf 158kb

2003

Computers and young children: social benefit or social problem?

Attewell, P.

No

No

2002

Efficacy of body mechanics education on posture while computing in middle school children.

Rowe, G.

No

No

2002

A prospective study of computer users: II. Postural risk factors for musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders.

Marcus, M.

No

No

2002

Duration of computer use and mouse use in relation to musculoskeletal disorders of neck or upper limb.

Blatter, B.

No

No

2002

The physical impact of computers and electronic game use on children and adolescents, a review of current literature.

Gillespie, R.

No

No

2002

The association between children’s computer use and musculoskeletal discomfort.

Jacobs, K.

No

No

2002

A Healthy Approach to Classroom Computers: Preventing a Generation of Students >From Developing Repetitive Strain Injuries

Bradley Royster, L.

Yes

Yes pdf 304kb

2002

Ergonomics for Grade School Students Using Laptop Computers

Fraser, M.

Yes

Yes pdf 251kb

2002

Legislating Computer Use in the Classroom: Is it Possible?

Hainsworth, A.

Yes

Yes pdf 116 kb

2002

Middle School Children and Their Use of Interactive Media

Jacobs, K.

Yes

Yes pdf 153 kb

2002

Effects of notebook computer configuration and task on user biomechanics, productivity, and comfort.

Sommerich, C.

No

No

2002

Computers in the elementary school classroom.

Bennett, C.

No

No

2001

Are children at more risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders from working with computers or with paper?

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes pdf 145kb

2001

Physical and psychosocial aspects of the learning environment in information technology rich classrooms

Zandvliet, D.B.

Yes

Yes pdf 184kb

2001

Ergonomics Programs for Schools: Challenges and Opportunities (powerpoint presentation)

Hedge, A.

Yes

Yes pdf 916kb

2001

The Physical Impact of IT use on The Physical Impact of IT use on Children (powerpoint presentation)

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes pdf 171kb

2001

Making Sure Technology Works for Kids: The Role of Research (presentation)

Atkinson, N.L.

No

No

2001

Computers & Children's Physical Fitness: A Reason for Concern?(presentation)

Gabbard, C.P.

No

No

2001

Computer associated upper extremity symptoms and disability in college students: prevalence, risk factors, impact and strategies for prevention.(presentation)

Katz, J.N.

No

No

2001

Ergonomic aspects of introduction of Information Technology into schools in Japan.(presentation)

Saito, S.

No

No

2001

Vision Issues: Children in a High Tech World.(presentation)

Sheedy, J.

No

No

2001

Growing up with Interactive Media: What we know and what we don't about the impact of new media on children.(presentation)

Wartella, E.

No

No

2001

Is Computer Ergonomics for Elementary and Middle School Students Important?(presentation)

Williams, I.M.

No

No

2001

Computer usage and its relationship with adolescent lifestyle in Hong Kong.

Ho, S.

No

No

2001

Children’s enjoyment and perception of computer use in the home and the school.

Mumtaz, S.

No

No

2000

Survey of physical ergonomics issues associated with school children’s’ use of laptop computers

Harris, C

No

No

2000

Prevalence of upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders in college students.

Katz, J.

No

No

2000

Survey of physical ergonomics issues associated with school childrens' use of laptop computers.

Harris, C.

Yes

Yes pdf 150kb

2000

Scarring a generation of school children through poor introduction of information technology in schools

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes pdf 202kb

2000

Children, Computers and Classrooms (powerpoint presentation)

Bennett, C.

Yes

Yes pdf 298 kb

2000

Ergonomic Issues for Classroom Computing (powerpoint presentation)

Hedge, A.

Yes

Yes pdf 233kb

2000

Research Activities onthe Ergonomics of Computers in Schools in Japan (powerpoint presentation)

Saito, S.

Yes

Yes pdf 2299kb

2000

Scarring a generation of school children through poor introduction of information technology in schools (powerpoint presentation)

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes pdf 203kb

2000

Computer Ergonomics for Teachers and Students (powerpoint presentation)

Williams, I.M.

Yes

Yes pdf 219kb

1999

A computer in every classroom-are school children at risk for repetitive stress injuries (RSIs)?

Royster, L.

No

No

1999

Risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders among computer users.

Tittiranonda, P.

No

No

1998

Computer-related musculoskeletal pain and discomfort among high school students.

Jones, C.

No

No

1998

Information technology in the New Zealand curriculum and occupational overuse syndrome

Grant, A.

Yes

Yes pdf 136 kb

1998

Ergonomics in Schools: Some Issues

McMillan, N.

No

No

1997

Computers in schools - an international project under planning

Bergvist, U.

Yes

Yes pdf 12kb

1997

Aspects on the Swedish provisions on work with VDUs in telework and at school

Jonsson, C.

Yes

Yes pdf 14kb

1997

Computer operation by primary school children in Japan-- present condition and issues

Noro, K.

Yes

Yes pdf 26kb

1997

Postural load during VDU work: a comparison between various work postures.

Aaras, A.

No

No

1997

Musculoskeletal disorders and workplace factors.

Bernard, B.

No

No

Computers and Vision

Year

Title

First Author

Abs.

Paper Avail?

2009

Encouraging good posture in school children using computers.

Robbins, M.

No

No

2008

Understanding and preventing computer vision syndrome.

Loh, K.

No

No

2008

Computer vision syndrome: a widely spreading but largely unknown epidemic among computer users.

Yan, Z.

No

No

2008

Musculoskeletal symptoms of the upper extremities and the neck: A cross-sectional study on prevalence and symptom-predicting factors at visual display terminal workstations.

Klussmann, A.

No

No

2007

The effects of visual display distance on eye accommodation, head posture, and vision and neck symptoms.

Rempel, D.

No

No

2007

Visual ergonomics in the workplace.

Anshel, J.

No

No

2006

Workplace interventions to prevent musculoskeletal and visual symptoms and disorders among computer users: a systematic review.

Brewer, S.

No

No

2006

The association between information and communication technology exposure and physical activity, musculoskeletal and visual symptoms and socio-economic status in five year olds.

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes

2005

Computer vision syndrome: a review

Blehm, C.

No

No

2003

A synopsis of the prevalence rates and environment risk factors for myopia.

Saw, S.

No

No

2003

Prevalence of myopia among primary school children in eastern Sydney.

Junghans, B.

No

No

2003

A Case Report of Ophthalmologic Problems Associated with the Use of Information Technology among Young Students in Japan

Marumoto, T.

Yes

Yes pdf 506kb

2002

Students' Musculoskeletal and Visual Concerns

Williams, I.M.

Yes

Yes pdf 191 kb

2002

Physician Perspectives on Children's Musculoskeletal and Vision Disorders in Geneva, Switzerland

Gierlach, P.

Yes

Yes pdf 151 kb

2002

Students musculoskeletal and visual concerns. (Presentation)

Williams, I.

No

No

2002

Examining children’s reasing performance and preference for different computer-displayed text.

Bernard, M.

No

No

2002

Effects of ergonomic intervention in work with video display units.

Ketola, R.

No

No

2001

Effects on computer monitor viewing angle and related factors on performance and preference outcomes.

Sommerich, C.

No

No

2001

A field evaluation of monitor placement effects in VDT users.

Psihogios, J.

No

No

1999

Visual ergonomics in the office- guidelines.

Ankrum, D.

No

No

1998

The effects of video display terminal height on the operator: a comparison of the 15 degree and 40 degree recommendations.

Turville, K.

No

No

1998

The effect of imposed and self-selected computer monitor height on posture and gaze angle.

Burgess-Limerick, R.

No

No

1998

Preferred position of visual displays relative to the eyes: a field study of visual strain and individual differences.

Jaschinski, W.

No

No

1998

Significant correlation between school myopia and postural parameters of students while studying.

Marumoto, T.

No

No

1993

Dry eyes and video display terminals.

Tsubota, K.

No

No

School Furniture Design

Year

Title

First Author

Abs.

Paper Avail?

2009

House Bill #443: An act relative to the consideration of ergonomically designed school buildings.

Jacobs, K.

No

No

2009

Effect of visual display height on modeled upper and lower cervical gravitational moments, muscle capacity and relative strain.

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes pdf2.13mb

2009

Evaluating the ergonomics of a student learning environment

Rudolf, M.

No

No

2009

Does ergonomic mismatch at school impact pain in school children?

Brewer, J.

No

No

2008

Human-seat interface analysis of upper and lower body weight distribution.

Nag, P.

No

No

2008

The impact of computer display height and desk design on muscle activity during information technology work by young adults.

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes

2008

The impact of computer display height and desk design on 3D posture during information technology work by young adults.

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes

2007

Effect of horizontal position of the computer keyboard on upper extremity posture and muscular load during computer work.

Kotani, K.

No

No

2006

Development of a Furniture System to Match Student Needs in New Zealand Schools

P.J. Kane

Yes

Yes pdf 1100kb

2006

Evaluation of Three Types of School Furniture According to prEN 1729

R.R.E.E. Motmans

Yes

Yes pdf 56kb

2006

Development and Testing of School Furniture for Disabled Pupils

Huwiler, H.

No

Yes pdf 981kb

2006

Musculoskeletal disorders and computer work: the impact of workstation layout on posture and muscle load of the upper limbs.

Delisle, A.

No

No

2004

Sitting habits in elementary schoolchildren: a traditional versus a “Moving school.”

Cardon, G.

No

No

2004

School furniture and the user population: an anthropometric perspective.

Milanese, S.

No

No

2003

ADJUSTABLE TABLES AND CHAIRS CORRECT POSTURE AND LOWER MUSCLE TENSION AND PAIN IN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Hänninen, O.

Yes

Yes pdf 71kb

2002

Juvenile Computer Seating Design Recommendations and Analogs

Herring, D.

Yes

Yes pdf 425 kb

2002

Computer environments for children: A Review of design issues.

Barrero, M.

No

No

2002

The effect of individually adjusted workstations on upper quadrant posture and muscle activity in school children.

Straker, L.

No

No

1999

Mismatch of classroom furniture and student body dimensions: empirical findings and health implications.

Parcells, C.

No

No

1999

Comparative study of two different kinds of school furniture among children.

Troussier, B.

No

No

1998

The effect of computer workstation design on student posture

Laeser, K., Maxwell, L., & Hedge, A.

No

No

1998

A preliminary ergonomic and postural assessment of computer work settings in American elementary schools

Oates, S.

No

No

1997

Changing standards for school furniture

Mandal, A.C.

No

No

1996

The potential use and measurement of alternative work stations in UK schools

Taylour, J.A.

No

No

1995

A comparative study of three different kinds of school furniture

Aagaard-Hansen, J.

No

No

1995

Effect of workstation design on sitting posture in young children

Marschall, M.

No

No

1994

The working position of school children

Storr-Paulsen, A.

No

No

1993

Evaluation of working position of school children

Mandal, A.C.

No

No

1993

CEN/207/WGS/TG1 1993, European standards for chairs and tables for school furniture

CEN/TC 207/WG S/TG1

No

No

1992

Is school furniture responsible for student seating discomfort?

Evans, O.

No

No

1991

Why ergonomic designs and school?

Kayis, B.

No

No

1990

School seating arrangements – An example of school based research in ergonomics

Oates, E.

No

No

1983

Postural fault in school children

Johnsson, B.

No

No

1982

The correct height of school furniture

Mandel, A.C.

No

No

1980

An ergonomic appraisal of educational desks

Hira, D.S.

No

No

1976

School furniture: standing and sitting postures

Dillon, J.

No

No

1962

Preliminary report on the sitting postures of school children

Karvonen, M.J.

No

No

School Furniture Design and Behaviour

Year

Title

First Author

Abs.

Paper Avail?

2009

The effect of forearm support on children's head, neck and upper limb posture and muscle activity during computer use

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes pdf 375kb

2009

The influence of desk and display design on posture and muscle activity variability whilst performing information technology tasks.

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes

2006

Evaluation of Three Types of School Furniture According to prEN 1729

R.R.E.E. Motmans

Yes

Yes pdf 56kb

2006

Evaluation of Three Types of School Furniture According to prEN 1729 (powerpoint presentation)

Roeland Motmans

Yes

No pdf 668kb

2006

Development and Testing of School Furniture Suitable for Disabled Pupils

H. Huwiler

Yes

Yes pdf 260kb

2004

Classroom posture and self-reported back and neck pain in schoolchildren.

Murphy, S.

No

No

2004

The effect of forearm support on musculoskeletal discomfort during cell centre work.

Cook, C.

No

No

2003

Guidelines for computer workstations.

Cook, C.

No

No

1999

Children's behaviour and the design of school furniture

Knight, G.

No

No

1995

Effect of work station design on sitting posture in young children.

Marschall, M.

No

No

1994

The effects of ergonomically designed school furniture on pupils' attitudes, symptoms and behaviour

Linton, S.J.

No

No

1992

Seating arrangements and classroom behaviour

Wheldall, K.

No

No

Backpacks and Carrying Cases

Year

Title

First Author

Abs.

Paper Avail?

2009

School backpacks: It’s more than just a weight problem

Talbott, N.R.

No

No

2008

Perceived school bag load, duration of carriage, and method of transport to school are associated with back and neck pain in adolescents: An observational study.

Haselgrove, C.

Yes

Yes

2008

The Backpack problem is evident but the solution is less obvious

Lindstrom-Hazel, D.

No

No

2008

Backpack load limit recommendation for middle school students based on physiological and psychophysical measurements

Bauer, D.H.

No

No

2008

Effect of backpack load placement on posture and spinal curvature in prepubescent children

Brackley, H.M.

No

No

2002

Are Backpacks Making Our Children Beasts of Burden?

Jacobs, K.

Yes

Yes pdf 150 kb

2006

Schoolbag Weight and the Effects of Schoolbag Carriage on Secondary School Students

S. Dockrell

Yes

Yes pdf 72kb

1996

A pilot study of the weight of schoolbags carried by 10-year old children

Casey, G.

Yes

Yes pdf 195kb

2006

Effects of a Two-School-Year Multi-Factorial Back Education Program in Elementary Schoolchildren

E. Geldhof

Yes

Yes pdf 64kb

Low back issues in children and adolescents

Year

Title

First Author

Abs.

Paper Avail?

2009 Thoracic spine pain in the general population: Prevalence, incidence and associated factors in children, adolescents and adults. A systematic review. Briggs Yes Yes pdf 558kb

2006

Frequent computer-related activities increase the risk for neck–shoulder and low back pain in adolescents.

Hakala,P.

No

No

2006

Computer-Related Posture and Musculoskeletal Discomfort in Schoolchildren

S. Dockrell

Yes

Yes pdf 68kb

2006

The effects of a two-school-year multi-factorial back education program in elementary schoolchildren

Geldhof, Elisabeth

Yes

Yes pdf 589kb

2003

SPINAL MUSCULOSKELETAL DISCOMFORT IN NEW ZEALAND INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLS

Legg, S.J.

Yes

Yes pdf 38kb

2003

BACK PAIN AMONGST SCHOOLCHILDREN AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS 

Murphy, S.

Yes

Yes pdf 126kb

2002

Back pain amoungst school children and physical risk factors at school

Murphy, S.

No

contact author

in press

Back education in elementary school: knowledge and perceptions of pupils, parents and teachers

Cardon, G.

No

contact author

in press

Back education efficacy in elementary school children: a one-year follow-up study

Cardon, G.

No

contact author

2001

Low back joint loading and kinematics during standing and unsupported sitting.

Callaghan, J.

No

No

2001

Back care education in elementary school children: a pilot study investigating the complementary role of the class teacher

Cardon, G.

Yes

contact author

2001

Generalisation of back care principles by Elementary School children: evaluation with a practical test and a candid camera observation

Cardon, G.

Yes

contact author

2000

Effects of back care education in Elementary school children

Cardon, G.

Yes

contact author

1999

Low back pain in a population of school children.

Gunzburg, R.

No

No

1998

A pilot survey to investigate the incidence of low back pain in school children

Prendeville, K.

Yes

Yes pdf205.5kb

1996

Primary Prevention, education, and low back pain among school children

Balague, F.

Yes

No

1995

Low Back Pain in Schoolchildren

Balague, F.

No

No

1994

Non-Specific Low-Back Pain Among Schoolchildren: A Field Survey with Analysis of Some Associated Factors

Balague, F.

Yes

No

1993

Cross-sectional study of the isometric muscle trunk strength among school children

Balague, F.

No

No

1992

The epidemiology of low-back pain in an adolescent population

Olsen, T.L.

No

No

1991

Back pain in schoolchildren

Davoine, P.

No

No

1991

The epidemiology of pain in children and adolescents: a review

Goodman, J.E.

No

No

1990

Förekomst av ryggont i årskurs 8 ock 9' (The occurrence of back pain in 8th and 9th graders)

Brattberg, G.

No

No

1988

Low back pain in schoolchildren

Balague, F.

No

No

1985

Prediction of cervical and low-back pain based on routine school health examinations

Hertzberg, A.

No

No

1974

Ryglidelser hos skolebörn (Back pain in school aged children)

Engbaek, S.

No

No

Ergonomics and Education

Year

Title

First Author

Abs.

Paper Avail?

2008

The Hexagon-Spindle Model for Educational Ergonomics

Benedyk, R.

No

No

2008

Applying the Hexagon-Spindle Model to the design of school environments for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Woodcock, A.

No

No

2006

Diagram Design Method to Enhance Mathematical Learning

K. Puphaiboon

Yes

Yes pdf 64kb

2005

Developing hands on ergonomics lessons for youth.

Bennett, C.

No

Yes

2003

THE TEACHING OF ERGONOMICS IN SCHOOLS: A REVIEW OF THE SITUATION IN THE UK

Woodcock, A.

Yes

Yes pdf 77kb

2003

An investigation of primary school teachers education on computer related ergonomics.

Dockrell, S.

No

Yes

2002

The effectiveness of ergonomic intervention in the classroom.

Shinn, J.

No

No

2002

Effects of a participatory ergonomics intervention computer workshop for university students: a pilot intervention to prevent disability in tomorrow’s workers.

Robertson, M

No

No

2002

The effectiveness of a home-based ergonomics intervention on the proper use of computers by middle school children.

Williams, C.

No

No

2002

Office ergonomics education: A comparison of traditional and participatory methods.

Bohr, P.

No

No

2001

The Teaching of Ergonomics in Schools: What is Happening?

Woodcock, A.

Yes

Yes pdf 157kb

 

Educational Ergonomics: Educational Design and Educational Performance

Smith, T.J.

No

No

 

Human Factors/Ergonomics Issues with Online and Distance Learning

Smith, T.J.

No

No

Educational Environments and Information Technology

Year

Title

First Author

Abs.

Paper Avail?

2006

Social Cybernetic Strategies for Asynchronous Learning

Thomas J. Smith

Yes

Yes pdf 260kb

2002

Changing education ergonomics

Bennett, C.

Yes

Yes pdf 192 kb

2002

Impact of the New Educational Technology Standards on USA Schools

Napper, V.

Yes

Yes pdf 154 kb

2001

Internet access in U.S. public schools and classrooms: 1994-2000 NCES 2001-071

Cattagni, A.

No

No

2000

Computer ergonomics for teachers and students.

Williams, I.

No

No

1998

Running to catch a moving train: Schools and information technologies.

Becker, H.J.

No

No

1997

Report to the President on the use of technology to strengthen K-12 education in the United States

Pres. Committee of advisors on Sci & Tech.

No

No

Issues for Teachers

Year

Title

First Author

Abs.

Paper Avail?

2003

AN INVESTIGATION OF PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS EDUCATION ON COMPUTER RELATED ERGONOMICS

Dockrell, S.

Yes

Yes pdf 85kb

2001

Elementary School Teachers' Working Comfort while Using Computers in School and at Home

Williams, I.M.

Yes

Yes pdf 168kb

2000

Health Risks with Computer Use in New Zealand Schools

Lai, K-W.

Yes

Yes pdf 65kb

2000

Teachers' Tools for the 21st Century: A Report on Teachers' Use of Technology NCES 2000-102

US Department of Education

No

No

1999

Will new teachers be prepared to teach in a digital age?

Moursund, D

No

No

Ergonomics Curriculum

2009

Facilitating student learning about ergonomics and healthy computing skills via participatory ergonomics

Korkmaz, S.V.

No

No

2008

Ergonomics for children: An educational program for elementary school

Heyman, E.

No

No

2006

Developing Hands-on Ergonomic Lessons for Youth

C.L. Bennett

Yes

Yes pdf 1300kb

2006

Buildings for Schools - A Case Study

M. Newman

Yes

Yes pdf 60kb

2006

Ergonomic Programs in the School Curriculum: Attitudes of Teachers' College Students

E. Heyman

Yes

Yes pdf 72kb

2006

Ergonomics for Children: An Educational Program for Physical Education Students

E. Heyman

Yes

Yes pdf 60kb

2002

Ergonomics in Secondary School Curriculum

Woodcock, A.

Yes

Yes pdf 168 kb

Safety Issues for Children and Children's Products

2008

Why do children think they get discomfort related to daily activities?

Coleman, J.

No

Yes pdf 59.9kb

2006

Children's Expectations and Beliefs Toward the Relative Safety of Riding Bicycles at Night

William J. Viigilante Jr.

Yes

Yes pdf 72kb

2006

The Matching Game: Educating Children about Household Hazards and Warning Symbols

C.B. Mayhorn

Yes

Yes pdf 108kb

2006

Evaluation of Cross-Walk Timing and the Application of a Standard Crossing Light Timing Formula

L.J.H. Schulze

Yes

Yes pdf 72kb

2006

Educating Children about Household Hazards and Warning Symbols

Mayhorn, Christopher B.

Yes

Yes pdf 54kb

2003

THE ERGONOMIC RESEARCH AND DESIGN EVALUATION OF CHILD CAR SAFETY SEATING DEVICE

Lai, H-H.

Yes

Yes pdf 103kb

2003

Towards Swedish Guidelines for Children's Agricultural Tasks

Lundqvist

Yes

Yes pdf 70kb

2003

Physical Demands of Installing Forward Facing Child Safety Seats Into Vehicles

Potvin, J.R.

Yes

Yes pdf 123kb

2002

Cumulative trauma disorder rick for children using computer products: results of a pilot investigation with a student convenience sample.

Burke, A.

No

No

2002

Encounters with Child's Meal Toys: Observations of Parents' and Children's Precautionary Behaviors

Brown, S.

Yes

Yes pdf 206 kb

2002

Design of Childproof Barriers to Prevent Falls From a Height in Public Places

Culvenor, J.

Yes

Yes pdf 174 kb

2002

Child-Centered Safety Research Issues

Smith-Jackson, T.

Yes

Yes pdf 182 kb

Designing with Children

2006

Designing a Tailorable Environment for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

A. Woodcock

Yes

Yes pdf 88kb

2003

A STUDY ON COGNITIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF CHILDREN’S INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE USING PARTICIPATORY DESIGN TECHNIQUE

Baek, J-S.

Yes

Yes pdf 107 kb

General Children and Ergonomics Issues

2009

Relationships between prolonged neck/shoulder pain and sitting spinal posture in male and female adolescents

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes

2009

IT Kids: how children’s postural variation differs from adults when using different information and communication technologies.

Ciccarelli, M.

No

No

2009

Active input provides more movement and muscle activity during electronic game playing by children.

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes pdf 435kb

2009

Thoracic spinal pain in youth: Should we be concerned

Briggs, A.

Yes

Yes

2009

Fear of failure: Implications for military health care specialist student training

Rice, V.J.

No

No

2009

Ergonomic design of head gear for use by rural youths in summer

Mukhopadhyay, P.

No

No

2009

Evaluation of two posture survey instruments for assessing computing postures among college students

Chaumont Menendez, C.

No

No

2009

Ergonomics related to seating arrangements in the classroom: Worst in South East Asia? The situation in Sri Lankan school children

Jayaratne, I.L.K.

No

No

2009

The epidemiology of upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms on a college campus

Chaumont Menendez, C.

No

No

2009

Self-reported health status of students in-processing into military medical advanced individual training

Rice, V.J.B.

No

No

2009

Neck/shoulder pain in adolescents is not related to the level or nature of self-reported physical activity or type of sedentary activity in an Australian pregnancy cohort

Briggs, A.

Yes

Yes

2009

Rationale, design and methods for a randomised and controlled trial to investigate whether home access to electronic games decreases children's physical activity.

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes pdf 282kb

2009

Children have less variable postures and muscle activities when using new electronic information technology compared with old paper-based information technology.

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes

2008

Sitting spinal posture in adolescents differs between genders, but is not clearly related to neck/shoulder pain: An epidemiological survey

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes

2007

Effect of screen based media on energy expenditure and heart rate in 9-12 year old children.

Straker, L.

Yes

Yes

2006

Television, computer use, physical activity, diet, and fatness in Australian adolescents.

Cameron, C.

No

No

2006

Sleepiness in Working Teens Attending Evening Classes

L.R. Teixeiraf

Yes

Yes pdf 44kb

2004

Classroom posture and self-reported back and neck pain in schoolchildren.

Murphy, S.

No

No

2004

Upper quadrant postural changes of school children in response to interaction with different information technologies.

Briggs, A.

No

No

2003

ErgoKids: How will Future Generations Deal with Current Exposures

Schultz, L.J.H.

Yes

Yes pdf 47kb

2003

ERGONOMICS FOR CHILDREN AND EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS - AROUND THE WORLD

Bennett, C.

Yes

Yes pdf 2Mb kb

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