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Causes of motion sickness

Causes of motion sickness
Causes of motion sickness

Motion sickness is not an illness hut a normal response to motion which adversely affects many fit and healthy people during leisure activities and at work. A variety of different motions can cause sickness and reduce the comfort, impede the activities and degrade the well-being of both those directly affected and those associated with the motion sick. Studies conducted in laboratory and field environments have provided information on the causes of sickness. This paper summarises the data underlying current understanding of motion sickness; some of the information can he applied to design by ergonomists and by others.

251-264
CRC Press
Griffin, Michael J.
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Bust, Philip D.
Griffin, Michael J.
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Bust, Philip D.

Griffin, Michael J. (2009) Causes of motion sickness. Bust, Philip D. (ed.) In Contemporary Ergonomics 1984-2008: Selected Papers and an Overview of the Ergonomics Society Annual Conference. CRC Press. pp. 251-264 .

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Abstract

Motion sickness is not an illness hut a normal response to motion which adversely affects many fit and healthy people during leisure activities and at work. A variety of different motions can cause sickness and reduce the comfort, impede the activities and degrade the well-being of both those directly affected and those associated with the motion sick. Studies conducted in laboratory and field environments have provided information on the causes of sickness. This paper summarises the data underlying current understanding of motion sickness; some of the information can he applied to design by ergonomists and by others.

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Published date: 1 December 2009

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Local EPrints ID: 429468
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/429468
PURE UUID: f8e5221e-96f7-4ee7-9425-7697f23199ef
ORCID for Michael J. Griffin: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-0743-9502

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Last modified: 07 Oct 2020 02:47

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