Works (44)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2007 | journal article

A biomechanical analysis of anterior load carriage

Ergonomics, 50(12), 2104–2117.

Source: NC State University Libraries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2019 | 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

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

2019 | 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

2019 | 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

2019 | 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

2019 | 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

2019 | 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

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

2019 | 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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