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Excerpts — Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity

Understand travel fatigue and jet lag

Although international travel is routine nowadays for recreational purposes, it is not without problems for the traveling athlete.

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Spinal loading contributes to low back pain

Many types of physical activity, whether in recreational or occupational contexts, have a high prevalence of back pain.

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Ergonomic considerations for sports clothing

The appropriateness of the clothing worn for sport participation has been a neglected aspect of its design, because fashion, facilities, and market forces have outweighed ergonomics criteria.

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