Works (44)

2009 journal article

An evaluation of arborist handsaws

Applied Ergonomics, 40(1), 8–14.

By: G. Mirka, S. Jin & J. Hoyle

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

College students and computers: Assessment of usage patterns and musculoskeletal discomfort

Work-A Journal of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation, 32(3), 285–298.

By: K. Noack-Cooper, C. Sommerich & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

The effects of a suspended-load backpack on gait

Gait & Posture, 29(1), 151–153.

By: X. Xu, S. Hsiang & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

ergonomic risk factors for low back pain in North Carolina crab pot and gill net commercial fishermen

American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 52(4), 311–321.

By: K. Kucera, D. Loomis, H. Lipscomb, S. Marshall, G. Mirka & J. Daniels

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Evaluating ergonomic stresses in North Carolina commercial crab pot and gill net fishermen

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 5(3), 182–196.

By: K. Kucera, G. Mirka, D. Loomis, S. Marshall, H. Lipscomb & J. Daniels

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

The effects of obesity on lifting performance

Applied Ergonomics, 39(1), 93–98.

By: X. Xu, G. Mirka & S. Hsiang

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

A biomechanical analysis of anterior load carriage

Ergonomics, 50(12), 2104–2117.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

An evaluation of backpack harness systems in non-neutral torso postures

Applied Ergonomics, 38(5), 541–547.

By: S. Southard & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

An in vivo assessment of the low back response to prolonged flexion: Interplay between active and passive tissues

Clinical Biomechanics (Bristol, Avon), 22(9), 965–971.

By: G. Shin & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Ergonomic interventions for the reduction of back and shoulder biomechanical loading when weighing calves

International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 37(2), 103–110.

By: S. Southard, J. Freeman, J. Drum & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Learning curve analysis of a patient lift-assist device

Applied Ergonomics, 38(6), 765–771.

By: S. Reid & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

The effect of a knee support on the biomechanical response of the low back

Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 23(4), 275–281.

By: Y. Shu, Z. Jiang, X. Xu & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

A laboratory study of the effects of wrist splint orthoses on forearm muscle activity and upper extremity posture

Human Factors, 48(3), 499–510.

By: Y. Shu & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

An adaptive system identification model of the biomechanical response of the human trunk during sudden loading

Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 128(2), 235–241.

By: B. Lawrence, G. Buckner & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Differences in trunk kinematics and ground reaction forces between older and younger adults during lifting

International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 36(9), 767–772.

By: G. Shin, M. Nance & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Effects of age on muscle activity and upper body kinematics during a repetitive forearm supination task

International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 36(11), 951–957.

By: Z. Jiang, Y. Shu, J. Drum, S. Reid & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Evaluation of a redesigned self-checkout station for wheelchair users

Assistive Technology, 18(1), 15–24.

By: K. Bajaj, G. Mirka, C. Sommerich & H. Khachatoorian

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Low-level exertions of the neck musculature: A study of research methods

Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 16(5), 485–497.

By: S. Joines, C. Sommerich, G. Mirka, J. Wilson & S. Moon

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

A laboratory investigation of personality type and break-taking behavior

International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 35(3), 237–246.

By: S. Sudhakaran & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

A study of lifting tasks performed on laterally slanted ground surfaces

Ergonomics, 48(7), 782–795.

By: Z. Jiang, G. Shin, J. Freeman, S. Reid & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Adaptive system identification applied to the biomechanical response of the human trunk during sudden loading

Journal of Biomechanics, 38(12), 2472–2479.

By: B. Lawrence, G. Mirka & G. Buckner

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Assessing the effects of positive feedback and reinforcement in the introduction phase of an ergonomic intervention

Human Factors, 47(3), 526–535.

By: D. Brandenburg & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Development of an ergonomics guideline for the furniture manufacturing industry

Applied Ergonomics, 36(2), 241–247.

By: G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

The effect of a repetitive, fatiguing lifting task on horizontal ground reaction forces

Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 21(3), 260–270.

By: Y. Shu, J. Drum, S. Southard, G. Shin & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Use of the CABS methodology to assess biomechanical stress in commercial crab fishermen

Applied Ergonomics, 36(1), 61–70.

By: G. Mirka, G. Shin, K. Kucera & D. Loomis

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

Cervicobrachial muscle response to cognitive load in a dual-task scenario

Ergonomics, 47(6), 625–645.

By: E. Leyman, G. Mirka, D. Kaber & C. Sommerich

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

Influence of knee angle and individual flexibility on the flexion-relaxation response of the low back musculature

Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 14(4), 485–494.

By: G. Shin, Y. Shu, Z. Li, Z. Jiang & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

Productivity and ergonomic investigation of bent-handle pliers

Human Factors, 46(2), 234–243.

By: K. Duke, G. Mirka & C. Sommerich

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

The effects of a sloped ground surface on trunk kinematics and L5/S1 moment during lifting

Ergonomics, 47(6), 646–659.

By: G. Shin & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 journal article

Ergonomic interventions for the reduction of low back stress in framing carpenters in the home building industry

International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 31(6), 397–409.

By: G. Mirka, M. Monroe, T. Nay, H. Lipscomb & D. Kelaher

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 journal article

An investigation of ergonomic interventions in dental hygiene work

Applied Ergonomics, 33(2), 175–184.

By: C. Smith, C. Sommerich, G. Mirka & M. George

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 journal article

Effect of grip span on lateral pinch grip strength

Human Factors, 44(4), 569–577.

By: C. Shivers, G. Mirka & D. Kaber

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 journal article

Ergonomic interventions for the furniture manufacturing industry. Part I - lift assist devices

International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 29(5), 263–273.

By: G. Mirka, C. Smith, C. Shivers & J. Taylor

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 journal article

Ergonomic interventions for the furniture manufacturing industry. Part II - Handtools

International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 29(5), 275–287.

By: G. Mirka, C. Shivers, C. Smith & J. Taylor

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

A field evaluation of monitor placement effects in VDT users

Applied Ergonomics, 32(4), 313–325.

By: J. Psihogios, C. Sommerich, G. Mirka & S. Moon

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

The use of mirrors during an assembly task: a study of ergonomics and productivity

Ergonomics, 44(2), 215–228.

By: T. Lutz, H. Starr, C. Smith, A. Stewart, M. Monroe, S. Joines, G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 journal article

An empirical approach to characterizing trunk muscle coactivation using simulation input modeling techniques

Journal of Biomechanics, 33(12), 1701–1704.

By: G. Mirka, N. Glasscock, P. Stanfield & J. Wilson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 journal article

Continuous assessment of back stress (cabs): a new method to quantify low-back stress in jobs with variable biomechanical demands

Human Factors, 42(2), 209–225.

By: G. Mirka, D. Kelaher, D. Nay & B. Lawrence

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 journal article

Effects of semi-rigid arch-support orthotics: an investigation with potential ergonomic implications

Applied Ergonomics, 31(5), 515–522.

By: D. Kelaher, G. Mirka & K. Dudziak

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 journal article

Transverse-contour modeling of trunk muscle-distributed forces and spinal loads during lifting and twisting

Spine (Philadelphia, Pa. 1976), 25(2), 180–189.

By: J. Davis & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 journal article

The effect of personality type on muscle coactivation during elbow flexion

Human Factors, 41(1), 51–60.

By: N. Glasscock, K. Turville, S. Joines & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1998 chapter

Managing work-related musculoskeletal injuries

In Ergonomics in manufacturing: Raising productivity through workplace improvement (Ch. 19). Dearborn, Mich.: Society of Manufacturing Engineers; Norcross, Ga.: Engineering & Management Press.

By: C. Sommerich & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1998 journal article

The effects of video display terminal height on the operator: a comparison of the 15 degrees and 40 degrees recommendations

Applied Ergonomics, 29(4), 239–246.

By: K. Turville, J. Psihogios, T. Ulmer & G. Mirka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1997 journal article

Selective activation of the external oblique musculature during axial torque production

Clinical Biomechanics (Bristol, Avon), 12(3), 172–180.

By: G. Mirka, D. Kelaher, A. Baker, A. Harrison & J. Davis

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018