|aErgonomics in the real world|h[videorecording] /|cproduced and directerd by Kurt Breitenmoser; written by Maia Sauren.
|aNew York :|bFilms Media Group,|cc2010.
|a1 videodiscs (20 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aTitle from container.
|aErgonomics is concerned with designing objects and spaces for maximum utility by the people who use them. This program provides a thorough overview as it explores the history of ergonomics; discusses the key ergonomic principles of safety, comfort, ease of use, productivity and performance, and aesthetics; and presents a variety of specific examples of ergonomics in everyday life, including a vegetable peeler,l an adjustable car seat, the Rotasole sports shoe, architect Steven Last's "The Last Beach House", and a shopping mall. The evolution of ergonomics, with its growing emphasis an how user-centered design and manufacturing impact the natural environment, is considered as well.