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Aging and work /
editor in chief, Masaharu Kumashiro ; board of editors, Tom Cox, Willem Goedhard, Juhani Ilmarinen.
imprint
London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2003.
description
xi, 314 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0415274788 (cloth : alk. paper)
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imprint
London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2003.
isbn
0415274788 (cloth : alk. paper)
general note
"A collection of selected papers from an international conference on aging and work that was held on September 26th-28th, 2001. This conference was incorporated within the 21st UOEH and the 4th IIES International Symposium 'Occupational health for the 21st century: new development in new directions'"--Pref.
catalogue key
4786482
 
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Summaries
Main Description
Improvements in healthcare and quality of life in recent years have led to a marked aging of the worlds population, especially in well-developed regions. In the near future, this problem will spread to developing countries. The growing need to promote the health and function of aging workers not only presents new challenges, but also provides exciting new opportunities. The book examines methods for diagnosing and evaluating work ability/employability in response to the changing capacity of employment. The book derives from a Conference on Aging and Work, held in Japan in September 2001. It will be of particular interest to professionals and students in the fields of occupational health, ergonomics, mechanical engineering, work physiology and industrial psychology.
Main Description
Improvements in health care and quality of life in recent years have led to a marked aging of the world's population, especially in well-developed regions. In the near future, this problem will spread to developing countries. The growing need to promote the health and function of aging workers presents new challenges as well as new opportunities.This book examine methods for diagnosing and evaluating work ability/employability in response to the changing capacity of employment. Derived from a Conference on Aging and Work, held in Japan in September 2001, the book examines issues addressed by occupational health professionals to improve the work ability of elderly employees, and discusses measures to promote their employment. Aging and Work will be of particular interest to professionals and students in the fields of occupational health, ergonomics, mechanical engineering, work physiology and industrial psychology.
Main Description
Improvements in health care and quality of life in recent years have led to a marked aging of the world's population, especially in well-developed regions. In the near future, this problem will spread to developing countries. The growing need to promote the health and function of aging workers presents new challenges as well as new opportunities. This book examine methods for diagnosing and evaluating work ability/employability in response to the changing capacity of employment. Derived from a Conference on Aging and Work, held in Japan in September 2001, the book examines issues addressed by occupational health professionals to improve the work ability of elderly employees, and discusses measures to promote their employment. Aging and Work will be of particular interest to professionals and students in the fields of occupational health, ergonomics, mechanical engineering, work physiology and industrial psychology.
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The growing need to promote the health and function of aging workers presents new challenges as well as new opportunities. This book examines methods for diagnosing and evaluating work ability/employability in response to the changing capacity of employment. Derived from a Conference on Aging and Work, held in Japan in September 2001, the book examines issues addressed by occupational health professionals to improve the work ability of elderly employees and discusses measures to promote their employment. Aging and Work will be of particular interest to professionals and students in the fields of occupational health, ergonomics, mechanical engineering, work physiology, and industrial psychology.
Bowker Data Service Summary
Improvements in health care and quality of life have led to a marked ageing of the world's population. This volume addresses the occupational health issues that might arise from this ageing.
Table of Contents
Changes of the Work Ability Index of Aging Workers related to the Participation in the Activities for Promoting Health and Work Ability: A 3-Year Program
Maintaining the Work Ability of Kitchen Workers
The Strict Agricultural Products Standard and the Difficulty of Agricultural Work for Aged Workers
A Study on the Usability of Mobile Phones for the Elderly
Health Status and Lifestyles of Elderly Japanese Workers
A Continuous Exercise Time and Psych-Physiological Reaction for a
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