Conference Presentations

2019 Presentations

 

The NIOSH "Yellow Book" Redux: Whats New in Ergonomics and Prevention. Western States Occupational Network Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. Denver, CO

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Ergonomics: Have Cal/OSHA regulations been a driver for state-of-the-art assessment and control implementation? Occupational Health & Industrial Hygiene Summit, Sacramento, CA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Anthropometric Characteristics of Chinese Auricles for Ergonomic Design. International Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Meeting. Seattle, WA.

Co-Author: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Defining repetitive hand exertions for exposure assessment. 10th Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders; Bologna, Italy.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Ergonomics: A Comprehensive Review of Musculoskeletal Disorders. American Occupational Health Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

The latest in Sit-Stand Research. NASA Occupational Health Conference. Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Emerging Robotics and Exoskeleton Technology: Implications for Worker Safety and Health. American Occupational Health Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Insights into workplace and personal factors that predict disability related to CTS: The NIOSH Consortium Study. 10th Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders; Bologna, Italy.

Keynote Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Evaluation of a Trunk Supporting Exoskeleton for reducing Muscle Fatigue. International Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Meeting. Seattle, WA.

Co-Author: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Recent findings from the Upper Limb Consortium Study: new approaches to risk assessment and additional health outcomes. International Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Meeting. Seattle, WA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

The Updated ACGIH TLV for Hand Activity®. NASA Occupational Health Conference. Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Cannabis Ergonomics. American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition. Minneapolis, MN.

Co-Author: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Biomechanical risk factors for distal upper extremity tendinosis. 10th Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders; Bologna, Italy.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

The revised 2018 ACGIH threshold limit value for hand activity: comparison to the 2001 ACGIH TLV for the prevention of carpal tunnel syndrome. 10th Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders; Bologna, Italy.

Co-Author: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

The impact of mouse weight and connection type on muscle activity and performance while gaming. International Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Meeting. Seattle, WA.

Co-Author: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

The Effect of Right Truncation Bias on Biomechanical Factor Risk Estimates for CTS. International Epidemiology in Occupational Health Conference; New Zealand.

Co-Author: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

2018 Presentations

 

Upper Extremity Ergonomics. Western Occupational Health Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

From practice to policy: preventing musculoskeletal disorders in Hotel Room Cleaners. California Chapter of Occupational and Environmental Health Nurses, San Francisco, CA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

The Effect of 5 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Key Switch Profiles on Typing and Gaming Muscle Activity, Performance and Preferences. Marconi Conference, Chautauqua, New York.

Presenter:

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

From practice to policy: preventing musculoskeletal disorders in Hotel Room Cleaners. COEH Symposium, Davis CA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Ergonomics in the 21st Century: New Solutions for Old Problems. Emerging and Re-emerging Occupational and Environmental Exposure and Disease Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. San Francisco, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

The Impact of Heavy Load Carrying Practices on Musculoskeletal Health Among Sand Miners in Nepal. American Public Health Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA

Co-Author: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

The role of research in the adoption and implementation of new musculoskeletal injury prevention standards. American Public Health Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

The Effect of 5 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Key Switch Profiles on Typing and Gaming Muscle Activity, Performance and Preferences. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Philadelphia, PA.

Co-Author: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Hand posture and force estimations of the distal upper extremity using surface electromyography and inertial measuring units. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Philadelphia, PA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Ergonomic evaluation of an endoscope support stand during simulated colonoscopies. Digestive Disease Week. Washington, DC

Co-Author: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

A multi-disciplinary approach to Ergonomics Education: lessons learned from the UCSF/UCB Ergonomics Research and Graduate Training Program. International Ergonomics Association Congress, Florence, Italy.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Speed Hand Activity Level (HAL) Matches Observer Estimates Better than Frequency HAL. International Ergonomics Association Congress, Florence, Italy.

Co-Author: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Hand force and posture estimations of the distal upper extremity using surface electromyography and inertial measurement units. International Ergonomics Association Congress, Florence, Italy.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Is it all about posture? A closer look at neck and shoulder MSDs. Biomechanical risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders of the neck and shoulder in a prospective cohort of production workers. International Ergonomics Association Congress, Florence, Italy.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Calculating the recommended cumulative recovery allowance across different tasks. International Ergonomics Association Congress, Florence, Italy.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Evaluation of an adjustable support shoulder exoskeleton on static and dynamic overhead tasks. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Philadelphia, PA.

Co-Author: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

The impact of heavy load carrying on musculoskeletal pain and disability among women in Shinyanga Region, Tanzania. International Ergonomics Association Congress, Florence, Italy.

Co-Author: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

 

2017 Presentations

The Neck and Upper Extremities: Ergonomics 101. UCD Occupational and Environmental Medicine Symposium. Davis, CA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

The Neck and Upper Extremities: Ergonomics 101. UCSF Occupational and Environmental Respiratory Disease and Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. San Francisco, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Biomechanical, physiological and subjective assessment of hotel bed making using a mattress lift and fitted sheet. Southern California ERC Annual Meeting, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Presenter:

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Applying Research to Practice: Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and related Work Disability. United Auto Workers Annual Safety Conference, Detroit MI

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Personal, psychosocial, and biomechanical risk factors for work disability from carpal tunnel syndrome: Findings from the NIOSH Consortium Studies. Expanding Research Partnerships: The State of Science Conference. Aurora, CO

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Alternative Workstations: Magic Pills for Office Worker Health? Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Austin, TX

Presenter / Panelist: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Industrial Exoskeletons: Are we ready for prime time yet? Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Austin TX.

Presenter / Panelist: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

New tools for the assessment of bio-mechanical ergonomics exposures. La Pontifica Universidad de Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Biomechanical evaluation of hotel luxury bed making while using a mattress lift tool and fitted sheets. Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics Conference, Los Angeles, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Performance and User Preference of Various Functions for Mapping Hand Position to Movement Velocity in a Virtual Environment. Human Computer Interaction International. Vancouver, Canada.

Presenter: 

David Rempel, PhD, CPE

Hand gesture design for manipulating objects in virtual reality. Human Computer Interaction International. Vancouver, Canada.

Presenter: 

David Rempel, PhD, CPE

 

2016 Presentations

The relationship between median nerve latency, pain and work disability from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.International Epidemiology in Occupational Health Conference; Barcelona, Spain.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Personal, psychosocial, and biomechanical risk factors for work disability from carpal tunnel syndrome: a pooled prospective study. International Epidemiology in Occupational Health Conference; Barcelona, Spain.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Effect modification of the associations between carpal tunnel syndrome, biomechanical and work psychosocial exposures by personal and biomechanical factors.9th International Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders; Toronto, Canada.

Presenter:

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

The relationship between median nerve latency, biomechanical factors and work disability from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome : A pooled prospective study. 9th International Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders; Toronto, Canada.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Biomechanical evaluation of hotel luxury bed making while using a mattress lift tool and fitted sheets. 9th International Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders; Toronto, Canada.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Evaluation of Hotel Bed making while using a mattress lift tool and a fitted sheet. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society; Washington D.C.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Biomechanical, Physiological and Subjective Evaluation of Bed Making Among Hotel Room Cleaners. NIOSH NORA Services Sector Meeting; Oakland, USA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Biomechanical, physiological and subjective assessment of hotel bed making using a mattress lift and fitted sheet. NORA Services Sector Meeting; Oakland, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Fundamentals of Ergonomics. Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Summer Institute; Oakland, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

The Science of Sitting. The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Summer Institute; Oakland, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Biomechanical, Physiological & Subjective Evaluation of Bed Making Among Hotel Room Cleaners. Center; Southern California Education and Research Center; Los Angeles, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

 

2015 Presentations

The association of force and repetition with wrist tendinosis among blue-collar workers in the San Francisco Study. 19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association; Melbourne, Australia.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Personal, psychosocial, and biomechanical risk factors for work disability from carpal tunnel syndrome: a pooled prospective study. 19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association; Melbourne, Australia.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Contributions of force and repetition to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Disability. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society; Los Angeles, CA.

Presenter:

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Physical and psychosocial risk factors associated with carpal tunnel syndrome: a pooled prospective study. Annual Conference for the Association for Occupational Health Professionals; San Francisco, CA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Physical factors associated with carpal tunnel syndrome and subsequent Disability: a pooled prospective study. American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exhibition; Salt Lake City, UT.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Fundamentals of Ergonomics. The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Summer Institute; Oakland, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Comprehensive Overview of Ergonomics for Industrial Hygiene. The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Summer Institute; Oakland, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Prevention of Hand/Arm Disorders. The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Research Symposium; Berkeley, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Physical and Workplace Psychosocial Risk Factors for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Pooled Prospective Study. Samuel Merritt University Faculty Symposium; Oakland, CA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Physical and Workplace Psychosocial Risk Factors for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Pooled Prospective Study. UCSF Occupational and Environmental Medicine Grand Rounds; San Francisco, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

The association of force and repetition with wrist tendinosis among blue-collar workers in the San Francisco Study. 19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association; Melbourne, Australia.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Personal, psychosocial, and biomechanical risk factors for work disability from carpal tunnel syndrome: a pooled prospective study. 19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association; Melbourne, Australia.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Contributions of force and repetition to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Disability. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society; Los Angeles, CA.

Presenter:

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Physical and psychosocial risk factors associated with carpal tunnel syndrome: a pooled prospective study. Annual Conference for the Association for Occupational Health Professionals; San Francisco, CA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Physical factors associated with carpal tunnel syndrome and subsequent Disability: a pooled prospective study. American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exhibition; Salt Lake City, UT.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Fundamentals of Ergonomics. The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Summer Institute; Oakland, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Comprehensive Overview of Ergonomics for Industrial Hygiene. The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Summer Institute; Oakland, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Prevention of Hand/Arm Disorders. The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Research Symposium; Berkeley, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Physical and Workplace Psychosocial Risk Factors for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Pooled Prospective Study. Samuel Merritt University Faculty Symposium; Oakland, CA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Physical and Workplace Psychosocial Risk Factors for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Pooled Prospective Study. UCSF Occupational and Environmental Medicine Grand Rounds; San Francisco, CA

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

 

2014 Presentations

Workplace psychosocial risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome: a pooled prospective study. 24th International Epidemiology in Occupational Health Conference; Chicago, USA.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Physical workplace factors associated with carpal tunnel syndrome: a pooled prospective study. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society; Chicago, IL.

Presenter: 

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

Biomechanical analysis of hand-handle interface in pallet jack operations. Samuel Merritt University Faculty Symposium; Oakland, CA

Presenter:

Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, CPE

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