Handbook of Human Performance: v.1-3

Handbook of Human Performance: v.1-3

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This three-volume set addresses the effects of body state upon performance. The contributions encompass contemporary views of the effects of agents as diverse as shift work, noise, and viral infections. Their effects are examined on a range of motor and cognitive behaviours which have theoretical relevance as well as a direct impact on practice at the workplace.
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  • Hardback | 1160 pages
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • 0126503540
  • 9780126503548

Table of contents

Part 1 The physical environment: introduction - efficiency and the physical environment, D.M. Jones and A.P. Smith. Part 1 Sound and vibration: noise, A.P. Smith and D.M. Jones; irrelevant speech and cognition, D.M. Jones and N. Morris; vibration, M.J. Griffin. Part 2 Thermal environments: heat, S. Hygge; cold, S. Brooke and H. Ellis. Part 3 Gaseous environments: air pollution, S.M. Horvath and D.M. Drechsler-Parks; organic solvents, B. Stollery; hyperbaric environments, S. Brooke and H. Ellis. Part 2 Health and performance: meals, A. Smith and A. Kendrick; vitamin and mineral intake, D. Benton; caffein, H. Lieberman; alcohol, F. Finnigan and R. Hammersley; smoking and nicotine, K.A. Wesnes and A.C. Parrott; cannabis, J.F. Golding; colds and influenza, A. Smith; HIV and AIDS, V. Egan and G. Goodwin; diabetes and hypoglycaemia, I. Deary; chronic fatigue syndrome, A. Smith; prescribed psychotropic drugs, the major and minor tranquilisers, L. Hartley; antidepressant drugs and cognitive function, H. Curran; anaesthetic and analgesic drugs, K. Millar. Part 3 State and trait: intelligence, M. Anderson; ageing, R. Davies, A. Taylor and L. Dorn; sex differences in performance; J. Ussher; extraversion, G. Matthews; anxiety, J. Mueller; mood, G. Matthews; sleep and circadian rhythms, S. Campbell; time of day, A. Smith; sleep deprivation, A. Tilley and S. Brown; viligance, F. Nachreiner and K. Hanecke; fatigue, A. Craig.
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