Presentation Human Factors in Ergonomics
Drs. ing. Paul C. Helder
Sources of Neck, Shoulder, Arm and Hand Complaints Presentation Health and Wellbeing @ Work 5-6 March 2013, Birmingham
Research Effects of the use of a special computer mouse : The HandShoe Mouse
van Zwieten, Koos Jaap; Schmidt, Klaus; Helder, Paul; Lippens, Peter; Zoubova, Irina & Zinkovsky, Anatoly (2011) In: Varzin, S.A.; Taraskovskaya, O. (Ed.). HEALTH - THE BASE OF HUMAN POTENTIAL : PROBLEMS AND WAYS TO SOLVE THEM. 6th ANNUAL ALL-RUSSIAN RESEARCH AND PRACTICAL CONFERENCE WITH INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION. Proceedings of the Conference,p. 236-241. [Paper - cat: A2] Clinical Biomechanics
Publication by professor Han-Ming Chen et al in Clinical Biomechanics 22, 2007, 518-523 (PDF 396 Kb)
"The effect on forearm and shoulder muscle activity in using different slanted computer mice" Effects of forearm and palm supports on the upper extremity during computer mouse use.
Onyebeke LC, et al. Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 2115, USA.
Applied Ergonomics 2013 Sep 18. pii: S0003-6870(13)00158-0. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2013.07.016. Assessment of the musculoskeletal load of the trapezius and deltoid muscles during hand activity.
Publication by Danuta Roman-Liu, et al. Department of Ergonomics, Central Institute for Labour Protection, Warsaw, Poland.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND ERGONOMICS 2001, VOL. 7, NO. 2, 179-193 J Electromyogr Kinesiol.
Publication by B. Visser and J.H. van Dieën 2006 Feb; 16(1):1-16. Epub 2005 Aug 15.
"Pathophysiology of upper extremity muscle disorders" Chirurgie de la main 26 (2007)255-277
Publication by Marc Soubeyrand, Clarisse Lafont, Renaud De Georges, Christian Dumontier
"Pathologie traumatique de la membrane interosseuse de l'avant-bras Traumatic pathology of antibrachial interosseous membrane of forearm" Health - the base of human potential: problems and ways to their solution 2010
Publication by prof. K.J. van Zwieten et al. Fifth all Russian Scientific-Practical Conference with international participants, Materials of the conference. p. 303-308.
"Interosseous membrane (IOM) extreme tautness in forearm neutral position, evident from in vitro anatomical observations, strongly suggests unwished effects on fingers and thumb long muscles, during repetitive tasks in vivo" 14th Euron PhD Days. p. 62-63
Publication by F. Narain and prof. K.J. van Zwieten et al.
Publisher: Prof. Dr. Harry Steinbusch, Director, European Graduate School of Neuroscience (Euron)
"Devices to prevent repetitive strain injuries should take into account bony characteristics determining the behaviour of the interosseous membrane (IOM) in supination, neutral position, and pronation of forearm and hand" Functions of some finger joints while handling the PC mouse, and their possible relevance for computer aided learning
VAN ZWIETEN, Koos Jaap; Hotterbeekx, An; Thywissen, Carlo; Helder, Paul; LIPPENS, Peter; SCHMIDT, Klaus; ZOUBOVA, Irina; Piskùn, Oleg; Varzin, Sergey & Zinkovsky, Anatoly (2010) .
In: Auer, Michael E. & Schreurs, Jeanne (Ed.) Academic and Corporate E-Learning In a Global Context. p. 1098-1101. [Conference paper - cat: C2] Finger Proximal Inter Phalangeal (P.I.P.) Motion : Joint Surfaces and Ligamentous Geometries Are Interrelated
van Zwieten, K. J.; Schmidt, K. P.; De Munter, S.; Kosten, L.; Hotterbeekx, A.; Lippens, P.L.; Adriaensens, P.; Lambrichts, I. & Geusens, P.P. (2011).
In: Varzin, S.A.; Taraskovskaya, O.Y. (Ed.). HEALTH - THE BASE OF HUMAN POTENTIAL : PROBLEMS AND WAYS TO SOLVE THEM. 6th ANNUAL ALL - RUSSIAN RESEARCH AND PRACTICAL CONFERENCE WITH INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION. Proceedings of the Conference, 24th - 26th November, 2011, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia, ISSN 2076-4618, p. 231-236. Noninvasive photoacoustic tomography of human peripheral joints toward diagnosis of inflammatory arthritis
Xueding Wang, David L. Chamberland and David A. Jamadar Department of Radiology, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA OPTICS LETTERS / Vol. 32, No. 20 / October 15, 2007
Health conference St. Petersburg, Nov.2009
Publication by prof. K.J. van Zwieten et al.
"Hand Positions in scrolling, as related to PC-workers' dystonia and treatment of dystonia by means of vibrostimulation and external shock waves therapy" Russian Scientific Practical Conference, Nov. 2008
Publication by prof. K.J. van Zwieten et al.
"Lower arm and hand muscles in focal dystonias - some anatomical and therapeutic aspects" Department of Dermatology; a Department of Orthopedics; Izzet Baysal University, 14280 Golkoy Bolu, Turkey
Publication by Goksugur N. et al in J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006 Aug; 55(2): 358-9
"A new computer-associated occupational skin disorder: Mousing callus" Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Publication by Lewis A.T. et al in J Am Acad Dermatol. 2000 Jun;42(6):1073-5
"computer palms" Department of Occupational Dermatology Academic Hospital Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Publication by Vermeer M.H. et al in J Am Acad Dermatol. 2001 Sep;45(3):477
"Mouse fingers, a new computer-related skin disorder" TBV 14, nr.6, july 2006
Dutch publication by Helder, P.C., Snijders, C.J., Krullaards, R.L.
"Result of the use of a hand supporting computer mouse by patients with neck and shoulder complaints". (in Dutch).
English summary at the bottom of this page.
HandShoe Mouse Patent
The HandShoe Mouse is patented all over the world. Here is a link to our US HandShoe Mouse patent
(US8098229) and to another US HandShoe Mouse patent US7212191