Eklund, Robert C. ; Tenenbaum, Gershon
Human factors (HF) is a multidisciplinary area that aims to understand and support the interactions between a human user and other elements of a sociotechnical system. Because human factors research addresses psychological, social, biological, and other task-related parameters of interactions between humans or between a human and a technical system in the context of work and industrial production, such disciplines as psychology, robotics, industrial design, engineering, anthropometry, biology, and graphic design are incorporated. Sport psychology can contribute to the field as well because of its knowledge concerning performance acquisition and the development of psychological skills like routines, inner speech, or the regulation of stress; all are useful in designing an optimal work environment. The term ergonomics is often used interchangeably with human factors. The goal of HF research is to develop human-oriented technology that adapts to the physical and psychological needs of the human operator. Because humans must interact human ...
Schack T. Human factors. In: Eklund RC, Tenenbaum G, eds. Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Thousand Oaks: Sage; 2014: 354-356.
Schack, T. (2014). Human factors. In R. C. Eklund & G. Tenenbaum (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology (pp. 354-356). Thousand Oaks: Sage. doi:10.4135/9781483332222
Schack, T. (2014). “Human factors” in Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Eklund, R. C., and Tenenbaum, G. eds. (Thousand Oaks: Sage), 354-356.
Schack, T., 2014. Human factors. In R. C. Eklund & G. Tenenbaum, eds. Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Thousand Oaks: Sage, pp. 354-356.
T. Schack, “Human factors”, Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology, R.C. Eklund and G. Tenenbaum, eds., Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2014, pp.354-356.
Schack, T.: Human factors. In: Eklund, R.C. and Tenenbaum, G. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology. p. 354-356. Sage, Thousand Oaks (2014).
Schack, Thomas. “Human factors”. Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Ed. Robert C. Eklund and Gershon Tenenbaum. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2014. 354-356.
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