Dr Jennifer   Long
Conjoint Senior Lecturer

Dr Jennifer Long

I have three degrees from UNSW: a Bachelor of Optometry (Hons) (1988), Master of Safety Science (2000) and PhD (2013).

medicine-health
School of Optometry

Dr Jennifer Long is a visiting staff member at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, with expertise in occupational optometry and visual ergonomics. She has three degrees from UNSW: Bachelor of Optometry and Vision Science (Hons) (1988), Master of Safety Science (2000) and PhD (2013), and has been affiliated with the School of Optometry and Vision Science since 1995 in various clinical, teaching and professional services roles.

Jennifer works within industry as a visual ergonomics consultant. She also serves on the Standards Australia SF006 Eye and Face Protection committee, the International Ergonomics Association Visual Ergonomics Technical Committee Executive, is Vice President of the International Commission on Illumination (CIE) (Australia), and is an editorial board member of WORK: A journal of prevention, assessment and rehabilitation.

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2021
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2021, 'Visual Ergonomics in a Virtual World: Examples of Lighting Assessments Conducted in Cyberspace', in Proceedings of the 21st Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2021), Springer International Publishing, pp. 749 - 755, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-74605-6_95
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2018, 'Eye Protection', in Rosenfield M; Lee EM; Goodwin D (ed.), Clinical Cases in Eye Care, edn. Ist, Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, pp. 44 - 47
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2018, 'Prescribing for a Computer User', in Rosenfield M; Lee EM; Goodwin D (ed.), Clinical Cases in Eye Care, edn. 1st, Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, pp. 40 - 43
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2018, 'Prescribing for Musicians', in Rosenfield M; Lee EM; Goodwin D (ed.), Clinical Cases in Eye Care, edn. ist, Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, pp. 36 - 39
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Menozzi M; Long J; Huang YY; Richter HO, 2020, 'Editorial special issue “Advances in Visual Ergonomics“', International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, vol. 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2020.102964
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Golebiowski B; Long J; Harrison K; Lee A; Chidi-Egboka N; Asper L, 2020, 'Smartphone Use and Effects on Tear Film, Blinking and Binocular Vision', Current Eye Research, vol. 45, pp. 428 - 434, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02713683.2019.1663542
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Jaiswal S; Asper L; Long J; Lee A; Harrison K; Golebiowski B, 2019, 'Ocular and visual discomfort associated with smartphones, tablets and computers: what we do and don’t know', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 102, pp. 463 - 477, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12851
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Richter HO; Sundin S; Long J, 2019, 'Visually deficient working conditions and reduced work performance in office workers: Is it mediated by visual discomfort?', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS, vol. 72, pp. 128 - 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2019.05.007
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Richter H, 2019, 'The pitfalls of the traditional office ergonomics model in the current mobile work environment: Is visual ergonomics health literacy the remedy?', Work, vol. 63, pp. 447 - 456, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/WOR-192937
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Richter H, 2019, 'Visual ergonomics on-the-go', Work, vol. 63, pp. 321 - 324, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/WOR-192936
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Edwin M; Albolino S; Toccafondi G, 2019, 'Ergonomics in the Future World: Perspectives from Australia and New Zealand', Work, vol. 64, pp. 859 - 868, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/WOR-193026
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Cheung R; Duong S; Paynter R; Asper L, 2017, 'Viewing distance and eyestrain symptoms with prolonged viewing of smartphones', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 100, pp. 133 - 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12453
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long JA; Honson V; Katalinic P; Dain SJ, 2015, 'Re: Is screening for congenital colour vision deficiency in school students worthwhile? A review', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 98, pp. 192 - 192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12246
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Dain SJ; Casolin A; Long J, 2015, 'Color vision and the railways: Part 2. Comparison of the CN lantern used on the Canadian Railways and Railway LED lantern tests', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 92, pp. 147 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000000461
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Dain SJ; Casolin A; Long J, 2015, 'Color vision and the railways: Part 3. Comparison of FaLant, OPTEC 900, and railway LED lantern tests', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 92, pp. 152 - 156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000000462
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Dain SJ; Casolin A; Long J; Hilmi MR, 2015, 'Color vision and the railways: Part 1. The railway LED lantern test', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 92, pp. 138 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000000460
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2014, 'Forging partnerships between optometrists and ergonomists to improve visual comfort and productivity in the workplace', WORK-A JOURNAL OF PREVENTION ASSESSMENT & REHABILITATION, vol. 47, pp. 365 - 370, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/WOR-131774
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2014, 'What is Visual Ergonomics?', WORK-A JOURNAL OF PREVENTION ASSESSMENT & REHABILITATION, vol. 47, pp. 287 - 289, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/WOR-141823
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Richter H, 2014, 'Visual ergonomics at work and leisure Paying it Forward', WORK-A JOURNAL OF PREVENTION ASSESSMENT & REHABILITATION, vol. 47, pp. 419 - 420, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/WOR-141820
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Burgess-Limerick R; Stapleton F, 2014, 'Personal consequences of work-related physical discomfort: An exploratory study', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 97, pp. 30 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12066
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2014, 'Rainbow colour coding used in digital imaging technology poses a challenge for clinicians with colour vision defects', Ergonomics Australia, vol. 7, http://www.ergonomics.org.au/downloads/EA_Journals/EA_2014/Long_Aug2014.pdf
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Rosenfield M; Helland M; Anshel J, 2014, 'Visual ergonomics standards for contemporary office environments', Ergonomics Australia, vol. 10, http://www.ergonomics.org.au/downloads/EA_Journals/EA_2014/Long_Sept2014.pdf
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2013, 'New technology poses new challenges for clinicians with colour vision defects', 49th Annual Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia Conference 2013, HFESA 2013
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Yip W; Li A; Ng W; Hao L; Stapleton FJ, 2012, 'How do Australian optometrists manage work-related physical discomfort?', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 95, pp. 606 - 614, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1444-0938.2012.00711.x
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Helland M, 2012, 'A multidisciplinary approach to solving computer related vision problems', Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, vol. 32, pp. 429 - 435, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-1313.2012.00911.x
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Long A, 2012, 'Applying research to practice: Generalist and specialist (visual ergonomics) consultancy', Work, vol. 41, pp. 3372 - 3378, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/WOR-2012-0610-3372
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Burgess-Limerick R; Stapleton FJ, 2012, 'Work-related musculoskeletal discomfort and injuries in Australian optometrists', Work, vol. 41, pp. 1864 - 1868, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/WOR-2012-0399-1864
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Burgess-Limerick R; Stapleton FJ, 2012, 'Work related discomfort in optometrists - whose responsibility?', Ergonomics Australia, pp. 6 - 10
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2012, 'Optometry - a comfortable job for life.', Optometry in Practice, vol. 13, pp. 33 - 44, http://www.college-optometrists.org/en/knowledge-centre/publication/OIP/index.cfm
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2011, 'Users of assistive technology also require assistance with ergonomics', Work, vol. 39, pp. 79 - 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/WOR-2011-1153
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Helland M; Anshel J, 2011, 'A vision for strengthening partnerships between optometry and ergonomics', Ergonomics Australia - HFESA Conference Edition 2011, vol. 2011 Conference Edition, pp. 20, http://www.ergonomics.org.au/resource_library/journal.aspx
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2011, 'Users of assistive technology also require assistance with ergonomics', Work, vol. 39, pp. 79 - 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/WOR20111153
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Burgess-Limerick R; Stapleton FJ, 2011, 'Toward a more comfortable profession - disseminating ergonomics information to Australian optometrists', Ergonomics Australia, vol. 7, pp. 1 - 6, http://www.ergonomics.org.au/resource_library/journal.aspx
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Ko YL; Lau C; Burgess-Limerick R; Stapleton FJ, 2011, 'Developing Strategies for reducing work-related discomfort in optometry students', Ergonomics Australia - HFESA Conference Edition 2011, vol. HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, pp. 6, http://www.ergonomics.org.au/resource_library/journal.aspx
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2010, 'Technology challenges for private practice clinicians: Human factors to the rescue', Ergonomics Australia, vol. 24, pp. 31 - 35, http://www.ergonomics.org.au/downloads/EA_Journals/March_2010_EA_v1.pdf
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Mitchell RJ, 2009, 'Hospitalised eye injuries in New South Wales, Australia', The Open Epidemiology Journal, vol. 2, pp. 1 - 7
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Junghans BM, 2008, 'Orienteers with poor colour vision require more than cunning running', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 91, pp. 515 - 523, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1444-0938.2008.00294.x
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Siu C, 2005, 'Randot Stereoacuity does not accurately predict ability to perform two practical tests of depth perception at a near distance', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 82, pp. 912 - 915, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.opx.0000181231.20262.a5
    Journal articles | 2003
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2003, 'Eyes Right', National Safety, vol. 74, pp. 22 - 25
    Journal articles | 2003
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2003, 'What every ergonomist needs to know about multiple focus spectacles', Ergonomics Australia, vol. 17, pp. 10 - 13
    Journal articles | 2000
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Hall RR, 2000, 'Readability of information road signs: a preliminary study', Road and Transport Research: A Journal of Australian and New Zealand Research and Practice, pp. 2 - 11
  • Conference Papers | 2018
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Golebiowski B; Long J; Harrison K; Lee A; Asper L, 2018, 'Smartphone use and effects on tear film, blinking and binocular vision', in Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual meeting, Honolulu USA, presented at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual meeting, Honolulu USA, 28 April 2018 - 04 May 2018
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Golebiowski B; Long J; Harrison K; Lee A; Asper L, 2018, 'Smartphone use and effects on tear film, blinking and binocular vision.', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Honolulu, HI, Vol. 59, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Honolulu, HI, 29 April 2018 - 03 May 2018, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000442912502183&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Ockendon R; McDonald F, 2018, 'Visual ergonomics in control rooms – An example of creativity in practice', in Bagnara S; Tartaglia R; Albolino S; Alexander T; Fujita Y (eds.), Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer, Cham, Florence, Italy, pp. 125 - 132, presented at 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018), Florence, Italy, 26 August 2018 - 30 August 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96059-3_14
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Aickin C, (ed.), 2017, 'Journal Club - a sustainable professional development model for the HFESA', in HFESA 2017 Sustainable Ergonomics, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia, Wollongong, Vol. 2017-September, presented at Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia 52nd Annual Conference, Wollongong, 26 November 2017 - 29 November 2017
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Aickin C, 2017, 'Journal Club - A sustainable professional development model for the HFESA', in Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia, HFESA 2017 Conference: Sustainable Ergonomics
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, (ed.), 2017, 'Making ergonomics sexy for non-ergonomists', in HFESA 2017 Sustainable Ergonomics, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia, Wollongong, presented at Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia 52nd Annual Conference, Wollongong, 26 November 2017 - 29 November 2017
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2016, 'Healthy, safe, comfortable and productive workplaces: A visual ergonomics perspective', in Burgess-Limerick R (ed.), Healthy, Safe and Productive by Design. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Conference of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia, Gold Coast, Queensland, pp. 86 - 92, presented at 51st Annual Conferenec of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia, Gold Coast, Queensland, 06 November 2016 - 09 November 2016, http://ergonomics.uq.edu.au/hfesa2016
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Cheung R; Duong S; Paynter R; Asper L, (ed.), 2015, 'Viewing distance and eyestrain symptoms with prolonged viewing of smartphones', in The Proceedings of the 19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association. Melbourne, 9-14 August, 2015., International Ergonomics Association, Vol. 100, pp. 133 - 137, presented at IEA2015 International Ergonomics Association 19thTriennial Congress, 09 August 2015 - 14 August 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12453
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, (ed.), 2015, 'Raising the profile of human factors/ergonomics in Australia: An example illustrating how opinions have been explored within the profession', in The Proceedings of the 19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association. Melbourne, 9-14 August, 2015., International Ergonomics Association, Melbourne, Australia, presented at IEA2015, Melbourne, Australia, 09 August 2015 - 14 August 2015, http://ergonomics.uq.edu.au/iea/proceedings/Index.html
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Stapleton F, (ed.), 2015, 'A strategy for engaging the Australian optometry profession to reduce the risk of work-related discomfort in clinical optometrists', in The Proceedings of the 19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association. Melbourne, 9-14 August, 2015., International Ergonomics Association, Melbourne, Australia, presented at IEA2015, Melbourne, Australia, 09 August 2015 - 14 August 2015, http://ergonomics.uq.edu.au/iea/proceedings/Index_files/papers/780.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Steffan I; Darcy S; Kong A; Green J; Mazwell H; Petersen A; Tosi F, 2015, 'Ergonomics and Design for All', in Lindgaard G; Moore D (ed.), The Proceedings of the 19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association. Melbourne, 9-14 August, 2015., International Ergonomics Association, Melbourne, Australia, presented at IEA2015, Melbourne, Australia, 09 August 2015 - 14 August 2015, http://ergonomics.uq.edu.au/iea/proceedings/Index.html
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Aickin C; Long A, (ed.), 2015, 'Journal Club - An alternative method for delivering professional development sessions', in The Proceedings of the 19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association. Melbourne, 9-14 August, 2015., International Ergonomics Association, Melbourne, Australia, presented at IEA2015, Melbourne, Australia, 09 August 2015 - 14 August 2015, http://ergonomics.uq.edu.au/iea/proceedings/Index.html
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Burgess-Limerick R; Stapleton FJ, 2010, 'Acceptance of participatory ergonomics in a healthcare setting', in Safer and more productive workplaces. Proceedings of the 46th Conference of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia, Inc, Sydney, NSW, pp. 43 - 52, presented at Safer and more productive workplaces; Safer and more productive workplaces. 46th Annual Conference of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia, Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia, 31 October 2010 - 03 November 2010
    Conference Papers | 2003
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J; Siu C, 2003, 'Two Practical Tasks for Assessing Depth Perception at Near Distance - Comparison of Performance under Monocular and Binocular Conditions', in Limerick RB (ed.), Back to Basics, Back to Basics, Brisbane, Qld, pp. 108 - 113, presented at Back to Basics, Brisbane, Qld, 24 November 2003 - 26 November 2003
    Conference Papers | 2002
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2002, 'Modifying work to cater for people with colour vision deficiencies', in Vetere F; Johnston L; Kushinsky R (eds.), Human Factors Conference, Human Factors Conference, Melbourne, pp. 4 - 6, presented at Human Factors Conference, Melbourne, 25 November 2002 - 27 November 2002
    Conference Papers | 2001
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2001, 'Demystifying Non-Prescription Computer Spectacles', in 37th Annual Conference of the Ergonomics Society of Australia Inc., 37th Annual Conference of the Ergonomics Society of Australia Inc., Sylvania Sydney, pp. 179 - 185, presented at 37th Annual Conference of the Ergonomics Society of Australia Inc., Sylvania Sydney, 20 November 2001
    Conference Papers | 2000
    Dr Jennifer Long
    Long J, 2000, 'The effect of character size on working distance at a computer screen', in 36th Annual Conference of the Ergonomics Society of Australia, 36th Annual Conference of the Ergonomics Society of Australia, Adelaide, Sth Aust, presented at 36th Annual Conference of the Ergonomics Society of Australia, Adelaide, Sth Aust, 08 October 2000

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