“Through research, education and community outreach, we aim to understand the mechanisms leading to Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSDs), then identify and evaluate equipment designs and work practices that reduce the risk of WRMSDs and contribute to the health and wellbeing of workers, while optimizing their performance.”
Focus of Interests
Van Engelhoven L, Poon N, Kazerooni H, Rempel D, Barr A, Harris-Adamson C. Experimental evaluation of shoulder-support exoskeleton for overhead work: Influences of peak torque, amplitude, tasks and tool mass. IISE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors (In Press).
Kim, S., Moore, A., Srinivasan, D., Akanmu, A., Barr, A., Harris-Adamson, C., Rempel, D.M. and Nussbaum, M.A. Potential of exoskeleton technologies to enhance safety, health, and performance in construction: industry perspectives and future research directions. IISE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors (In Press)
Huang R, Harris Adamson C, Odell D, Rempel D. Design of finger gestures for locomotion in virtual reality. Virtual Reality & Intelligent Hardware. 2019, 1(1): 1-9
Yung M, Dale AM, Kapellusch J, Bao S, Harris C, Meyers A, Hegmann KT, Rempel Dm, Evanoff B. Modeling the Effect of the 2018 Revised ACGIH Hand Activity Threshold Limit Value (TLV) at Reducing Risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, 2001-2010. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene. In Press.
Scott JG, Shore E, Brown C, Harris C, Rosen MA. Highlights from occupational safety and health continuing education needs assessment. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2019; 1-7.
Harris-Adamson C, Lam E, Tong AD, Hill S, Smith A. The ergonomic impact of a mattress lift tool and bottom sheet type on hotel room cleaners while making beds. Applied Ergonomics. 2019; 81: 102880. Online First.
Lin J, Harris-Adamson C & Rempel D. The Design of Hand Gestures for Selecting Virtual Objects, International Journal of HumanComputer Interaction, 2019; In press./> DOI: 10.1080/10447318.2019.1571783
Rempel D, Antonucci A, Barr A, Cooper MR, Martin B, Neitzel R. Pneumatic Rock Drill vs. Electric Rotary Hammer Drill: Productivity, Vibration, Dust, and Noise when Drilling into Concrete. Applied Ergonomics 2019; 74:31-36. (PDF)