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  • Effects of Chemical Protective Clothing on Task Performance using Wearable Input Devices 

    Krausman, Andrea S. (Virginia Tech, 1999-07-07)
    Wearable computers allow users the freedom to work in any environment including hazardous environments that may require protective clothing. Past research has shown that protective clothing interferes with manual materials ...
  • Effects of Sound on Postural Stability during Quiet Standing 

    Park, Sung H; Lee, Kichol; Lockhart, Thurmon; Kim, Sukwon (2011-12-15)
    Abstract Loss of postural stability can increase the likelihood of slips and falls in workplaces. The present study intended to extend understanding of the effects of frequency and pressure level of sound on postural ...
  • Lower Limb Control and Mobility Following Exercise Training 

    Kim, Sukwon; Lockhart, Thurmon (2012-02-15)
    Abstract The objective of the present study was to evaluate the effects of 8-week balance or weight training on ankle joint stiffness and limb stability for older adults, furthermore, on outcomes of slips while walking. ...
  • Predictor Variables Related To Falls In A Long-Term Care Environment 

    Bishop, Keith Allan (Virginia Tech, 2002-12-12)
    Although a great deal is known about the etiology of falls in elderly individuals, fall accidents continue to represent a significant burden to elders residing in long-term care facilities. It has been stated that 75% of ...