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Orthopaedic Ergonomics Laboratory - Applied


Applied Ergonomics

Studies have been performed looking into the ergonomic issues encountered in the performance of emergency rescue tasks, the use of handtools in underground mines, and modifications in beverage delivery processes.

Abstracts

Postural analysis of paramedics simulating frequently performed strenuous work tasks

Biomechanical analyses of paramedics simulating frequently performed strenuous work tasks

Initiating an ergonomic analysis: a process for jobs with highly variable tasks

An electromyographic analysis of an ergonomic intervention with the jackleg drill

The effects of method of use, tool design, and roof height on trunk muscle activities during undergound scaling bar use

The effect of cardboard slipsheets between layers of beverage products on side-load delivery trucks: a trunk motion study