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dc.contributorWichita State University. Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineeringen_US
dc.contributor.authorFernandez, Jeffrey E.en_US
dc.contributor.authorPitetti, Kenneth H.en_US
dc.contributor.authorBetzen, M. T.en_US
dc.identifier.citationHuman factors. 1990 Aug; 32(4): 457-66.en_US
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dc.description.abstractThe physical work capacity (PWC) and the physiological response to stimulated tasks of nine ambulatory individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) were studied. Energy demand for each work task was determined by percentage of PWC (%PWC). Results demonstrated significant differences in energy demand attributed to frequency and mode of lift regardless of gender. No significant difference for energy demand, however, was seen for load lifted. The %PWC for several tasks was near or above the accepted limit for an eight-hour workday, suggesting that the subjects were performing close to their physical limits or higher and would possibly experience fatigue before the eight-hour workday ended. The results also indicated that the PWC of subjects in this study was inferior to that of their nondisabled peers.en_US
dc.publisherSage Publicationsen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesHuman Factorsen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesHum Factorsen_US
dc.subjectResearch Support, Non-U.S. Gov'ten_US
dc.subjectResearch Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.en_US
dc.subject.meshCerebral Palsy/physiopathologyen_US
dc.subject.meshDisabled Personsen_US
dc.subject.meshEnergy Metabolism/physiologyen_US
dc.subject.meshExercise Test/instrumentationen_US
dc.subject.meshWork Capacity Evaluationen_US
dc.titlePhysiological capacities of individuals with cerebral palsyen_US
dc.coverage.spacialUnited Statesen_US
dc.description.versionpeer revieweden_US
dc.rights.holderCopyright © 1990 The Human Factors Societyen_US

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