Is the discipline that looks at the human body as subject to the digital computer, as both a physical appendage as well as a source of computational power.

As computers become the main worktool of many professional practices today, the body becomes subject to a different definition of performance. The machine places particular demands on the human body and these demands tax essential aspects of human cognition.

Chronocyclograph of golf champion- Francis [?] , circa 1915. Collection: Frank B. Gilbreth Motion Study Photographs (1913-1917). Repository: The Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives

Motion Efficiency Study, c. 1914. National Museum of American History, Behring Center, Division of Work and Industry Collection

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