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Title: ICBEN review of research on the biological effects of noise 2011-2014
Authors: Basner, Mathias
Brink, Mark
Bristow, Abigail L.
de Kluizenaar, Yvonne
Finegold, Lawrence
Hong, Jiyoung
Janssen, Sabine A.
Klaeboe, Ronny
Leroux, Tony
Liebl, Andreas
Matsui, Toshihito
Schwela, Dieter
Sliwinska-Kowalska, Mariola
Sorqvist, Patrik
Keywords: Annoyance
Health
Hearing loss
Noise
Performance
Pollution
Sleep
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Medknow Publications on behalf of Noise Research Network
Citation: BASNER, M. ... et al, 2015. ICBEN review of research on the biological effects of noise 2011-2014. Noise and Health, March-April 2015, 17 (75), pp. 57 - 82.
Abstract: The mandate of the International Commission on Biological Effects of Noise (ICBEN) is to promote a high level of scientific research concerning all aspects of noise-induced effects on human beings and animals. In this review, ICBEN team chairs and co-chairs summarize relevant findings, publications, developments, and policies related to the biological effects of noise, with a focus on the period 2011-2014 and for the following topics: Noise-induced hearing loss; nonauditory effects of noise; effects of noise on performance and behavior; effects of noise on sleep; community response to noise; and interactions with other agents and contextual factors. Occupational settings and transport have been identified as the most prominent sources of noise that affect health. These reviews demonstrate that noise is a prevalent and often underestimated threat for both auditory and nonauditory health and that strategies for the prevention of noise and its associated negative health consequences are needed to promote public health.
Description: This paper was published in the journal, Noise and Health [Medknow Publications on behalf of Noise Research Network].
Version: Published
DOI: 10.4103/1463-1741.153373
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/17379
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1463-1741.153373
ISSN: 1463-1741
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