Conference Code: 17ZA01ICHFMD
Conference Aims and Objectives
The ICHFMD 2017: 19th International Conference on Human Factors and Musculoskeletal Disorders
aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Human Factors and Musculoskeletal Disorders. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Human Factors and Musculoskeletal Disorders.
Call for Contributions
All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Human Factors and Musculoskeletal Disorders are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET
All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index
, and submitted to be indexed in the
, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.
Special Journal Issues
has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Human Factors and Musculoskeletal Disorders
A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.
Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities
The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form
|Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline
||November 30, 2016
|Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
||December 5, 2016
|Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline
||December 10, 2016
||January 12 - 13, 2017
Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for
Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE
before submitting your paper.
Selected Conference Papers
1) An Ergonomic Handle Design for Instruments in Laparoscopic SurgeryRamon Sancibrian, Carlos Redondo-Figuero, Maria C. Gutierrez-Diez, Esther G. Sarabia, Maria A. Benito-Gonzalez, Jose C. Manuel-Palazuelos 2) International E-Learning for Assuring Ergonomic Working Conditions of Orthopaedic Surgeons: First Research Outcomes from Train4OrthoMISJ. Bartnicka, J. A. Piedrabuena, R. Portilla, L. Moyano - Cuevas, J. B. Pagador, P. Augat, J. Tokarczyk, F. M. Sánchez Margallo 3) Laboratory Indices in Late Childhood Obesity: The Importance of DONMA IndicesOrkide Donma, Mustafa M. Donma, Muhammet Demirkol, Murat Aydin, Tuba Gokkus, Burcin Nalbantoglu, Aysin Nalbantoglu, Birol Topcu 4) Gender Differences in Morbid Obese Children: Clinical Significance of Two Diagnostic Obesity Notation Model Assessment Indices Mustafa M. Donma, Orkide Donma, Murat Aydin, Muhammet Demirkol, Burcin Nalbantoglu, Aysin Nalbantoglu, Birol Topcu 5) The Importance of Erythrocyte Parameters in Obese ChildrenOrkide Donma, M. Metin Donma, Burcin Nalbantoglu, Birol Topcu, Feti Tulubas, Murat Aydin, Tuba Gokkus, Ahmet Gurel 6) Body Composition Analysis of University Students by Anthropometry and Bioelectrical Impedance AnalysisVinti Davar 7) Ergonomics Aspects of Work with ComputersLeena Korpinen, Rauno Pääkkönen, Fabriziomaria Gobba 8) ConductHome: Gesture Interface Control of Home Automation BoxesJ. Branstett, V. Gagneux, A. Leleu, B. Levadoux, J. Pascale 9) The Impact of Geophagia on the Iron Status of Black South African WomenA. van Onselen, C. M. Walsh, F. J. Veldman, C. Brand 10) Injury Prevention among Construction Workers: A Case Study on Iranian Steel Bar Bending WorkersS. Behnam Asl, H. Sadeghi Naeini, L. Sadat Ensaniat, R. Khorshidian, S. Alipour, S. Behnam Asl 11) Anthropometric Profile and Its Influence on the Vital Signs of Baja California College StudentsJ. A. Lopez, J. E. Olguín, C. Camargo, G. A. Quijano, R. Martínez 12) UEMSD Risk Identification – Case StudyK. Sekulová, M. Šimon 13) Anthropometric Profile as a Factor of Impact on Employee Productivity in Manufacturing Industry of Tijuana, MexicoJ. A. López, J. E. Olguín, C. W. Camargo, G. A. Quijano, R. Martínez 14) A Video-Based Observation and Analysis Method to Assess Human Movement and Behaviour in Crowded AreasShahrol Mohamaddan, Keith Case, Ana Sakura Zainal Abidin 15) Risk Assessment of Musculoskeletal Disorders in an Electronic Components Company Sara Bragança, Eric Costa