Publications by authors named "Maury A Nussbaum"

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IISE Trans Occup Ergon Hum Factors 2020 Apr-Jun;8(2):61-62

University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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October 2020

Multi-level modeling with nonlinear movement metrics to classify self-injurious behaviors in autism spectrum disorder.

Sci Rep 2020 10 7;10(1):16699. Epub 2020 Oct 7.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA.

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October 2020

Trunk Flexion Monitoring among Warehouse Workers Using a Single Inertial Sensor and the Influence of Different Sampling Durations.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2020 09 28;17(19). Epub 2020 Sep 28.

Department of Industrial and System Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.

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September 2020

Impacts of different fabric scissor designs on physical demands and performance in simulated fabric cutting tasks.

Appl Ergon 2020 Nov 23;89:103219. Epub 2020 Jul 23.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. Electronic address:

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November 2020

Assessing the potential for "undesired" effects of passive back-support exoskeleton use during a simulated manual assembly task: Muscle activity, posture, balance, discomfort, and usability.

Appl Ergon 2020 Nov 18;89:103194. Epub 2020 Jul 18.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA, 24061, USA; School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA, 24061, USA. Electronic address:

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November 2020

A head-worn display ("smart glasses") has adverse impacts on the dynamics of lateral position control during gait.

Gait Posture 2020 09 17;81:126-130. Epub 2020 Jul 17.

Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, 24061, USA.

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September 2020

Biomechanical assessment of two back-support exoskeletons in symmetric and asymmetric repetitive lifting with moderate postural demands.

Appl Ergon 2020 Oct 13;88:103156. Epub 2020 Jun 13.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 24061, USA. Electronic address:

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October 2020

Perturbation-based balance training targeting both slip- and trip-induced falls among older adults: a randomized controlled trial.

BMC Geriatr 2020 06 12;20(1):205. Epub 2020 Jun 12.

Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 250 Durham Hall (0118), 1145 Perry Street, Blacksburg, VA, USA.

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June 2020

Modelling performance during repetitive precision tasks using wearable sensors: a data-driven approach.

Ergonomics 2020 Jul 5;63(7):831-849. Epub 2020 May 5.

Department of Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

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July 2020

Detecting and Classifying Self-injurious Behavior in Autism Spectrum Disorder Using Machine Learning Techniques.

J Autism Dev Disord 2020 Nov;50(11):4039-4052

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 24060, USA.

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November 2020

Chronic low back pain influences trunk neuromuscular control during unstable sitting among persons with lower-limb loss.

Gait Posture 2019 10 18;74:236-241. Epub 2019 Sep 18.

Research and Development Section, Department of Rehabilitation, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA; DoD-VA Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence, USA; Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA. Electronic address:

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October 2019

Relative Effort while Walking Is Higher among Women Who Are Obese, and Older Women.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2020 01;52(1):105-111

Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

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January 2020

Classifying Diverse Physical Activities Using "Smart Garments".

Sensors (Basel) 2019 Jul 16;19(14). Epub 2019 Jul 16.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA.

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July 2019

Using smart garments to differentiate among normal and simulated abnormal gaits.

J Biomech 2019 Aug 27;93:70-76. Epub 2019 Jun 27.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, USA. Electronic address:

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August 2019

Exploration of different classes of metrics to characterize motor variability during repetitive symmetric and asymmetric lifting tasks.

Sci Rep 2019 07 8;9(1):9821. Epub 2019 Jul 8.

Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, 24061, USA.

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July 2019

Effects of exoskeleton design and precision requirements on physical demands and quality in a simulated overhead drilling task.

Appl Ergon 2019 Oct 30;80:136-145. Epub 2019 May 30.

Department of Industrial and System Engineering, Virginia Tech, 250 Durham Hall (0118), Blacksburg, VA, 24061, USA; Virginia Tech - Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Blacksburg, VA, USA. Electronic address:

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October 2019

Using a smart textile system for classifying occupational manual material handling tasks: evidence from lab-based simulations.

Ergonomics 2019 Jun 5;62(6):823-833. Epub 2019 Mar 5.

b Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering , Virginia Tech University , Blacksburg , VA , USA.

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June 2019

Age-related strength loss affects non-stepping balance recovery.

PLoS One 2019 18;14(1):e0210049. Epub 2019 Jan 18.

Department of Industrial and System Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, United States of America.

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September 2019

Influences of different exoskeleton designs and tool mass on physical demands and performance in a simulated overhead drilling task.

Appl Ergon 2019 Jan 17;74:55-66. Epub 2018 Aug 17.

Department of Industrial and System Engineering, Virginia Tech, 250 Durham Hall (0118), Blacksburg, VA, 24061, USA; Virginia Tech - Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Blacksburg, VA, USA. Electronic address:

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January 2019

Influences of augmented reality head-worn display type and user interface design on performance and usability in simulated warehouse order picking.

Appl Ergon 2019 Jan 3;74:186-193. Epub 2018 Sep 3.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 24061, USA.

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January 2019

Field Investigation of Ambulatory Clinic Exam Room Design with respect to Computing Devices: A Pilot Study.

Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet 2018 Sep 25;62(1):518-522. Epub 2018 Sep 25.

Phoenix Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

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September 2018

Two Novel Slip Training Methods Improve the Likelihood of Recovering Balance After a Laboratory-Induced Slip.

J Appl Biomech 2018 Aug 6:1-31. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

2 Grado Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

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August 2018

Preferred Placement and Usability of a Smart Textile System vs. Inertial Measurement Units for Activity Monitoring.

Sensors (Basel) 2018 Aug 1;18(8). Epub 2018 Aug 1.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.

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August 2018

Influences of continuous sitting and psychosocial stress on low back kinematics, kinetics, discomfort, and localized muscle fatigue during unsupported sitting activities.

Ergonomics 2018 Dec 20;61(12):1671-1684. Epub 2018 Oct 20.

b Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering , Virginia Tech , Blacksburg , VA , USA.

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December 2018

Associations between trunk postural control in walking and unstable sitting at various levels of task demand.

J Biomech 2018 06 21;75:181-185. Epub 2018 May 21.

Research & Development Section, Department of Rehabilitation, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, United States; DoD-VA Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence, United States; Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, United States. Electronic address:

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June 2018

A Reactive Balance Rating Method That Correlates With Kinematics After Trip-like Perturbations on a Treadmill and Fall Risk Among Residents of Older Adult Congregate Housing.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2018 08;73(9):1222-1228

Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan and Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Health Care System Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center.

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August 2018

Impacts of using a head-worn display on gait performance during level walking and obstacle crossing.

J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2018 Apr 23;39:142-148. Epub 2018 Feb 23.

Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA. Electronic address:

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April 2018

Ambulatory Clinic Exam Room Design with respect to Computing Devices: A Laboratory Simulation Study.

IISE Trans Occup Ergon Hum Factors 2018 8;6(3-4):165-177. Epub 2018 Jun 8.

Department of Industrial Engineering, J.B. Speed School of Engineering, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA.

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June 2018

Feet kinematics upon slipping discriminate between recoveries and three types of slip-induced falls.

Ergonomics 2018 Jun 3;61(6):866-876. Epub 2018 Jan 3.

a Department of Biomedical Engineering , Texas A&M University , College Station , TX , USA.

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June 2018

Exploring Associations Between Postural Balance and Levels of Urinary Organophosphorus Pesticide Metabolites.

J Occup Environ Med 2018 02;60(2):174-179

Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia (Dr Kim, Dr Nussbaum); Department of Radiology (Dr Laurienti); Department of Biostatistical Science (Dr Chen); Department of Epidemiology and Prevention (Dr Quandt), Division of Public Health Sciences; Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia (Dr Barr); and Department of Family and Community Medicine (Dr Arcury), Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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February 2018

Temporal changes in motor variability during prolonged lifting/lowering and the influence of work experience.

J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2017 Dec 15;37:61-67. Epub 2017 Sep 15.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States; School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States. Electronic address:

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December 2017

Stiffness and proprioceptive contributions of ankle braces and the influence of localized muscle fatigue.

J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2017 Jun 2;34:37-43. Epub 2017 Mar 2.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M, College Station, TX, United States.

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June 2017

Predicted endurance times during overhead work: influences of duty cycle and tool mass estimated using perceived discomfort.

Ergonomics 2017 Oct 21;60(10):1405-1414. Epub 2017 Feb 21.

b Department of Physical Therapy , Federal University of São Carlos , São Carlos , Brazil.

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October 2017

Quantifying the history dependency of muscle recovery from a fatiguing intermittent task.

J Biomech 2017 01 28;51:26-31. Epub 2016 Nov 28.

Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA.

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January 2017

The effects of a simple intervention on exposures to low back pain risk factors during traditional posterior load carriage.

Appl Ergon 2017 Mar 1;59(Pt A):313-319. Epub 2016 Oct 1.

Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 24061, USA. Electronic address:

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March 2017

Alternative measures of toe trajectory more accurately predict the probability of tripping than minimum toe clearance.

J Biomech 2016 12 1;49(16):4016-4021. Epub 2016 Nov 1.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA; Center for Remote Health Technologies and Systems, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, USA; Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Effect of prolonged sitting on body-seat contact pressures among quay crane operators: A pilot study.

Work 2016 Nov;55(3):605-611

Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA, USA.

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November 2016

Decreased high-frequency center-of-pressure complexity in recently concussed asymptomatic athletes.

Gait Posture 2016 10 26;50:69-74. Epub 2016 Aug 26.

Department of Sports Medicine, Virginia Tech, United States; Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, United States. Electronic address:

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October 2016

Age-related differences in trunk muscle reflexive behaviors.

J Biomech 2016 10 27;49(14):3147-3152. Epub 2016 Jul 27.

F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA. Electronic address:

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October 2016

Impact of task design on task performance and injury risk: case study of a simulated drilling task.

Ergonomics 2017 Jun 31;60(6):851-866. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

c Advanced Ergonomics Technologies, Boeing Research & Technology , Everett , WA , USA.

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June 2017

Locomotor deficits in recently concussed athletes and matched controls during single and dual-task turning gait: preliminary results.

J Neuroeng Rehabil 2016 07 25;13(1):65. Epub 2016 Jul 25.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA.

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July 2016

Localized Ankle Fatigue Development and Fatigue Perception in Adults With or Without Chronic Ankle Instability.

J Athl Train 2016 Jun 21;51(6):491-7. Epub 2016 Jul 21.

School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg.

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June 2016

Executive Function and Measures of Fall Risk Among People With Obesity.

Percept Mot Skills 2016 Jun 11;122(3):825-39. Epub 2016 May 11.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USADepartment of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA.

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June 2016

Relative Strength at the Hip, Knee, and Ankle Is Lower Among Younger and Older Females Who Are Obese.

J Geriatr Phys Ther 2017 Jul/Sep;40(3):143-149

1Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg. 2Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg. 3Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg. 4Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station.

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July 2018

Cycle time influences the development of muscle fatigue at low to moderate levels of intermittent muscle contraction.

J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2016 Jun 8;28:37-45. Epub 2016 Mar 8.

Occupational Ergonomics and Biomechanics Lab, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA. Electronic address:

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June 2016

Falls resulting from a laboratory-induced slip occur at a higher rate among individuals who are obese.

J Biomech 2016 Mar 6;49(5):678-683. Epub 2016 Feb 6.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77845, United States; Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77845, United States. Electronic address:

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March 2016

Effects of Lifetime Occupational Pesticide Exposure on Postural Control Among Farmworkers and Non-Farmworkers.

J Occup Environ Med 2016 Feb;58(2):133-9

Industrial and Systems Engineering, (Dr Sunwook, Dr Nussbaum) Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention (Dr Quandt), Center for Worker Health; Department of Radiology (Dr Laurienti); Department of Family and Community Medicine (Dr Arcury), Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC.

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February 2016

Development of a sliding mode control model for quiet upright stance.

Med Eng Phys 2016 Feb 19;38(2):204-8. Epub 2016 Jan 19.

Occupational Ergonomics and Biomechanics Lab, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.

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February 2016

Mathematical Models of Localized Muscle Fatigue: Sensitivity Analysis and Assessment of Two Occupationally-Relevant Models.

PLoS One 2015 14;10(12):e0143872. Epub 2015 Dec 14.

Department of Industrial and System Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America.

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August 2016

Age related differences in mechanical demands imposed on the lower back by manual material handling tasks.

J Biomech 2016 Apr 31;49(6):896-903. Epub 2015 Oct 31.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA. Electronic address:

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April 2016

A new method to assess passive and active ankle stiffness during quiet upright stance.

J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2015 Dec 4;25(6):937-43. Epub 2015 Nov 4.

Industrial Ergonomics and Biomechanics Lab, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA.

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December 2015

Age-related differences in trunk intrinsic stiffness.

J Biomech 2016 Apr 9;49(6):926-932. Epub 2015 Oct 9.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 514E Robotic and Manufacturing Building, Lexington, KY 40506, USA. Electronic address:

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April 2016

School-based screening of plantar pressures during level walking with a backpack among overweight and obese schoolchildren.

Ergonomics 2016 May 7;59(5):697-703. Epub 2015 Sep 7.

b Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering , Virginia Tech , Blacksburg , USA.

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May 2016

Traditional posterior load carriage: effects of load mass and size on torso kinematics, kinetics, muscle activity and movement stability.

Ergonomics 2016 30;59(1):99-111. Epub 2015 Jul 30.

b Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering , Virginia Tech , Blacksburg , USA.

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January 2017

Passive lumbar tissue loading during trunk bending at three speeds: An in vivo study.

Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2015 Aug 5;30(7):726-31. Epub 2015 May 5.

Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 521 Whittemore Hall (0118), Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA. Electronic address:

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August 2015

An exploratory study of the effects of occupational exposure to physical demands on biomarkers of cartilage and muscle damage.

J Occup Environ Hyg 2015 ;12(2):138-44

a Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering , Virginia Tech , Blacksburg , Virginia.

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August 2015

Rotation during lifting tasks: effects of rotation frequency and task order on localized muscle fatigue and performance.

J Occup Environ Hyg 2015 ;12(2):95-106

a Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering , Virginia Tech , Blacksburg , Virginia.

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August 2015

Short-term effects of backpack carriage on plantar pressure and gait in schoolchildren.

J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2015 Apr 3;25(2):406-12. Epub 2014 Dec 3.

Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 521 Whittemore Hall (0118), Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.

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April 2015

Evaluation of two approaches for aligning data obtained from a motion capture system and an in-shoe pressure measurement system.

Sensors (Basel) 2014 Sep 12;14(9):16994-7007. Epub 2014 Sep 12.

Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.

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September 2014

Effects of work experience on fatigue-induced biomechanical changes during repetitive asymmetric lifts/lowers.

Ergonomics 2014 12;57(12):1875-85. Epub 2014 Sep 12.

a Ergonomics Team, Hyundai Motor Company , Gyeonggi-Do , Republic of Korea.

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September 2016

Ergonomic evaluation of a wearable assistive device for overhead work.

Ergonomics 2014 3;57(12):1864-74. Epub 2014 Sep 3.

a Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering , Virginia Tech , Blacksburg , VA , USA.

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September 2016

Influences of Obesity on Job Demands and Worker Capacity.

Curr Obes Rep 2014 Sep;3(3):341-7

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA.

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September 2014

A time-frequency approach to estimate critical time intervals in postural control.

Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 2015 8;18(15):1693-703. Epub 2014 Aug 8.

a Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering , Virginia Tech , 250 Durham Hall (0118), Blacksburg , VA 24061 , USA.

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November 2015

Use of wavelet coherence to assess two-joint coordination during quiet upright stance.

J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2014 Oct 10;24(5):607-13. Epub 2014 Jul 10.

Industrial Ergonomics and Biomechanics Lab, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA.

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October 2014

Temporal changes in the required shoe-floor friction when walking following an induced slip.

PLoS One 2014 2;9(5):e96525. Epub 2014 May 2.

Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America.

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June 2015

An evaluation of classification algorithms for manual material handling tasks based on data obtained using wearable technologies.

Ergonomics 2014 14;57(7):1040-51. Epub 2014 Apr 14.

a Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering , Virginia Tech , Blacksburg , VA , USA.

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August 2015

The influences of obesity and age on functional performance during intermittent upper extremity tasks.

J Occup Environ Hyg 2014 ;11(9):583-90

a Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering , University at Buffalo, SUNY , Buffalo , New York.

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March 2015

Altered flexion-relaxation responses exist during asymmetric trunk flexion movements among persons with unilateral lower-limb amputation.

J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2014 Feb 26;24(1):120-5. Epub 2013 Nov 26.

Virginia Tech - Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA; Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA. Electronic address:

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February 2014

Age-related difference in perceptual responses and interface pressure requirements for driver seat design.

Ergonomics 2013 8;56(12):1795-805. Epub 2013 Oct 8.

a School of Design and Human Engineering, UNIST-gil 50 , Ulsan , 689-798 , Republic of Korea.

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August 2014

Evidence for an exposure-response relationship between trunk flexion and impairments in trunk postural control.

J Biomech 2013 Sep 26;46(14):2554-7. Epub 2013 Jul 26.

Virginia Tech-Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.

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September 2013

Persons with unilateral lower-limb amputation have altered and asymmetric trunk mechanical and neuromuscular behaviors estimated using multidirectional trunk perturbations.

J Biomech 2013 Jul 29;46(11):1907-12. Epub 2013 May 29.

Virginia Tech-Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.

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July 2013

Creep deformation of the human trunk in response to prolonged and repetitive flexion: measuring and modeling the effect of external moment and flexion rate.

Ann Biomed Eng 2013 Jun 23;41(6):1150-61. Epub 2013 Mar 23.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 250 Durham Hall (0118), Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.

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June 2013

Occupational health outcomes for workers in the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector: implications for immigrant workers in the southeastern US.

Am J Ind Med 2013 Aug 28;56(8):940-59. Epub 2013 Feb 28.

Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA.

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August 2013

Experienced workers may sacrifice peak torso kinematics/kinetics for enhanced balance/stability during repetitive lifting.

J Biomech 2013 Apr 12;46(6):1211-5. Epub 2013 Feb 12.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA.

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April 2013

Persons with lower-limb amputation have impaired trunk postural control while maintaining seated balance.

Gait Posture 2013 Jul 4;38(3):438-42. Epub 2013 Feb 4.

Virginia Tech - Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.

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July 2013

Performance evaluation of a wearable inertial motion capture system for capturing physical exposures during manual material handling tasks.

Ergonomics 2013 12;56(2):314-26. Epub 2012 Dec 12.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 250 Durham Hall (0118), Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.

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January 2014

Effects of exercise-induced low back pain on intrinsic trunk stiffness and paraspinal muscle reflexes.

J Biomech 2013 Feb 23;46(4):801-5. Epub 2012 Nov 23.

Virginia Tech-Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.

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February 2013

Load-relaxation properties of the human trunk in response to prolonged flexion: measuring and modeling the effect of flexion angle.

PLoS One 2012 5;7(11):e48625. Epub 2012 Nov 5.

Department of Industrial and System Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA.

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April 2013

Experienced workers exhibit distinct torso kinematics/kinetics and patterns of task dependency during repetitive lifts and lowers.

Ergonomics 2012 25;55(12):1535-47. Epub 2012 Sep 25.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA.

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November 2013

Obesity-related differences in muscular capacity during sustained isometric exertions.

Appl Ergon 2013 Mar 1;44(2):254-60. Epub 2012 Aug 1.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.

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March 2013

Effects of rotation frequency and task order on localised muscle fatigue and performance during repetitive static shoulder exertions.

Ergonomics 2012 1;55(10):1205-17. Epub 2012 Aug 1.

Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 250 Durham Hall (0118), Blacksburg , VA, USA.

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March 2013

Muscle- and task-dependent responses to concurrent physical and mental workload during intermittent static work.

Ergonomics 2012 1;55(10):1166-79. Epub 2012 Aug 1.

Department of Cognitive & Learning Sciences, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, USA.

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March 2013

Within- and between-day reliability of trunk mechanical behaviors estimated using position-controlled perturbations.

J Biomech 2012 Jul 12;45(11):2019-22. Epub 2012 Jun 12.

Virginia Tech-Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.

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July 2012

Effects of lumbar extensor fatigue and surface inclination on postural control during quiet stance.

Appl Ergon 2012 Nov 7;43(6):1008-15. Epub 2012 Mar 7.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA.

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November 2012

The benefits of an additional worker are task-dependent: assessing low-back injury risks during prefabricated (panelized) wall construction.

Appl Ergon 2012 Sep 4;43(5):843-9. Epub 2012 Jan 4.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 250 Durham Hall (0118), Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.

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September 2012

Efficacy of three interventions at mitigating the adverse effects of muscle fatigue on postural control.

Ergonomics 2012 ;55(1):103-13

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA.

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April 2012

The spectral content of postural sway during quiet stance: influences of age, vision and somatosensory inputs.

J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2012 Feb 18;22(1):131-6. Epub 2011 Nov 18.

Julius Wolff Institut, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Centrum für Sportwissenschaft und Sportmedizin Berlin, Philippstr. 13, Haus 11, D-10115 Berlin, Germany.

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February 2012