ecology of human performance


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ecol·o·gy of hu·man per·for·mance

(ē-kol'ŏ-jē hyū'măn pĕr-fōr'măns)
Framework for understanding human performance as a transactional process through which the person, the context, and performance of the task affect each other. Each transaction affects a person's future performance range and options.

ecology of human performance

Abbreviation: EHP
A conceptual framework for occupational therapy practice aimed at improving task performance by considering the person's skills and experiences, the context of the situation in which a task is performed, and the nature of the task. Interventions include altering the context of task performance to make it more supportive or a better match for the person's skills and remediating a person's skill deficits, among others.
See also: ecology
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