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Defined by Matheson as high-level work requiring some degree of shoulder flexion/abduction. In actuality, the more appropriate phrase is “above eye-level work.”
An adjustment of the lens of the eye to bring an object into sharp focus, as defined by the Revised Handbook for Analyzing Jobs. This factor is required when doing near-point work at varying distances from the eye. In Part A of “Selected Characteristics of Occupations Defined” in the revised Dictionary of Occupational Titles, the rating for the accommodation component appears eight in the second set of physical demand ratings under the vertical heading “Ac.”
The ability to stop, start, and change the direction of the body or body parts in a controlled manner.
The rate at which velocity (speed) changes about an axis of rotation.
The speed at which a limb’s position relative to the adjacent limb changes about an axis of rotation.
The science that studies and characterizes the measurements of the human body, such as size, mass, shape, and inertial properties.