Sharon Melissa Bennett Joines

Also known as: Sharon MB Joines; Sharon Melissa Bennett Joines; Sharon Bennett Joines; Sharon Melissa Bennett

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2462-7978

Human Centered Design, Ergonomics, Universal Design, Trans-disciplinary Collaboration

Sharon Joines is a Professor of Industrial Design and Associate Dean for Academic Strategy for the College of Design; she received her BS, MS, and PhD in Industrial Engineering from NC State. Professor Joines is an NC State University faculty scholar and Director of the Research in Ergonomics and Design (RED) Lab. Sharon is a researcher and design educator with expertise in human-centered design and ergonomics. Her interests encompass applied product and process research, innovation, and quantifying the interaction between individuals, products, and their environment. Her research leverages transdisciplinary, cross-sectoral collaborations to solve over-constrained problems.

Works (30)

Updated: March 2nd, 2024 07:57

2023 journal article

Collaborative Writing in the Intelligence Community: Investigation of Analytic Collaborative Reporting Processes and Writing Strategies

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF E-COLLABORATION, 19(1).

By: H. Liu, B. Kimโ€‰* & S. Joines nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Collaborative Reporting; Collaborative Writing; Intelligence Reporting; Report Consumption; Report Generation
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 16, 2023

2022 article

Technology-driven design process: teaching and mentoring technology-driven design process in industrial design education

Kim, B., Joines, S., & Feng, J. (2022, March 23). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN EDUCATION, Vol. 3.

By: B. Kimโ€‰*, S. Joines nโ€‰ & J. Feng n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Technology-driven innovation; Industrial design education; Design methods; Design process
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 4, 2022

2021 journal article

The Design Brief as a Creativity Catalyst in Design Education: Priming through Problem Statement

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ART & DESIGN EDUCATION, 40(1), 126โ€“145.

By: E. Kapkin & S. Joines*โ€‰

author keywords: design education; design brief; creativity; priming effect; design process; problem‐ solving
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 19, 2021

2020 journal article

Collaborating with radiographers to address their work-related musculoskeletal discomfort

APPLIED ERGONOMICS, 85.

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Musculoskeletal injury; Intervention design; Healthcare
MeSH headings : Adult; Allied Health Personnel / psychology; Ergonomics / methods; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Moving and Lifting Patients / adverse effects; Musculoskeletal Diseases / etiology; Occupational Diseases / etiology; Physical Exertion; Radiography; Risk Factors; Work / physiology; Young Adult
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 8, 2020

2020 article

The Role of Design in Technology Driven Ergonomics Product Development

ADVANCES IN ERGONOMICS IN DESIGN, Vol. 955, pp. 3โ€“14.

By: B. Kimโ€‰ n & S. Joines nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: New product development; Design thinking methods; Design thinking tools; Technology-driven approach; Innovation; Ergonomic products
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 14, 2021

2018 journal article

An investigation into the relationship between product form and perceived meanings

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS, 67, 259โ€“273.

By: E. Kapkin* & S. Joines nโ€‰

co-author countries: Tรผrkiye ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Perception; Product design; Product form; Styling; Semantic; Meaning attribution
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 19, 2018

2018 journal article

Collaborating With Sonographers and Vascular Technologists to Develop Ergonomics Interventions to Address Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders

Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 35(1), 23โ€“37.

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Sonography; engineering controls; musculoskeletal injury; ultrasound; co-design
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: January 7, 2019

2018 conference paper

Structures in Challenging Environments: Dynamics, Controls, Smart Structures, Health Monitoring, and Sensors

Earth and Space 2018. Presented at the 16th Biennial International Conference on Engineering, Science, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments.

By: I. Goodell n, R. Dennis n & S. Joines nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Event: 16th Biennial International Conference on Engineering, Science, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 18, 2020

2018 journal article

Usability study to improve interaction design for drivers in car-sharing system

Journal of Usability Studies, 13(4), 220โ€“247.

By: B. Kim, S. Joinesโ€‰, R. Flinchum & J. Feng

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 6, 2020

2018 article

User-Centered Design and Theory of Innovation: Problem Solving Integration Approach for Ergonomic Product Design

ADVANCES IN ERGONOMICS IN DESIGN (AHFE 2017), Vol. 588, pp. 314โ€“320.

By: F. Zhang n & S. Joines nโ€‰

co-author countries: China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: UCD; TRIZ; Integration approach; Ergonomic product design
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 12, 2018

2017 journal article

The Importance of Organizational Innovation and Adaptation in Building Academicโ€“Industryโ€“Intelligence Collaboration: Observations from the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences

The International Journal of Intelligence, Security, and Public Affairs, 19(3), 171โ€“196.

By: K. Vogelโ€‰*, J. Jameson nโ€‰, B. Tyler nโ€‰, S. Joines nโ€‰, B. Evansโ€‰* & H. Rendonโ€‰ n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 10, 2019

2017 chapter

Universal Design

In M. Curtin, M. Egan, & J. Adams (Eds.), Occupational Therapy for People Experiencing Illness, Injury or Impairment (7th ed.). Edinburgh: Elsevier.

By: S. Joinesโ€‰ & A. Payne

Ed(s): M. Curtin, M. Egan & J. Adams

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 6, 2020

2016 journal article

Collaborating with cardiac sonographers to develop work-related musculoskeletal disorder interventions

ERGONOMICS, 59(9), 1193โ€“1204.

By: C. Sommerichโ€‰*, S. Lavenderโ€‰*, K. Evansโ€‰*, E. Sandersโ€‰*, S. Joines nโ€‰, S. Lamar, R. Umarโ€‰*, W. Yenโ€‰* ...

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Sonography; engineering controls; musculoskeletal injury; ultrasound
MeSH headings : Adult; Biomechanical Phenomena; Diagnostic Techniques, Cardiovascular; Female; Humans; Male; Man-Machine Systems; Musculoskeletal Diseases / etiology; Musculoskeletal Diseases / prevention & control; Needs Assessment; Occupational Diseases / etiology; Occupational Diseases / prevention & control; Occupational Exposure / adverse effects; Occupational Exposure / prevention & control; Pilot Projects; Risk Assessment; Task Performance and Analysis; Ultrasonography / methods
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Collaborating with mammographers to address their work-related musculoskeletal discomfort

ERGONOMICS, 59(10), 1307โ€“1317.

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Mammographer; musculoskeletal discomfort; design; intervention; healthcare
MeSH headings : Adult; Equipment Design; Ergonomics / methods; Female; Health Personnel; Humans; Mammography; Middle Aged; Musculoskeletal Pain / prevention & control; Needs Assessment; Occupational Diseases / prevention & control; Posture; United States
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Adjustable task lighting: Field study assesses the benefits in an office environment

WORK-A JOURNAL OF PREVENTION ASSESSMENT & REHABILITATION, 51(3), 471โ€“481.

By: S. Joines nโ€‰, T. James*, S. Liuโ€‰ n, W. Wangโ€‰ n, R. Dunn* & S. Cohen

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Musculoskeletal; vision; usability; posture; discomfort
MeSH headings : Adult; Asthenopia / etiology; Attitude; Conservation of Energy Resources; Ergonomics; Female; Humans; Lighting / adverse effects; Lighting / instrumentation; Lighting / methods; Male; Middle Aged; Musculoskeletal Pain / etiology; Posture; Workplace; Young Adult
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Aesthetic Judgment and Vision: Our Associated Emotional Response to Objects

Design Principles and Practices: An International Journalโ€”Annual Review, 5(4), 607โ€“622.

By: J. Rhodes, B. Laffitte & S. Joines*โ€‰

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

2011 journal article

Design and Obesity: The Effects of Tableware on Eating Behaviors

Design Principles and Practices: An International Journalโ€”Annual Review, 4(6), 97โ€“114.

By: R. Wilson & S. Joines*โ€‰

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

2010 chapter

Evaluation of an Intervention to Reduce Upper Extremity Pain in Ultrasound

In Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series (pp. 114โ€“123).

By: S. Joines*โ€‰, T. James & G. Suarez

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

2010 journal article

Evaluation of an Obesity Simulation Suit: Subjective and Physiological Assessment

Design Principles and Practices: An International Journalโ€”Annual Review, 4(4), 263โ€“274.

By: H. Kim & S. Joines*โ€‰

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

2010 chapter

Towards Universal Design

In M. Curtin, M. Molineux, & J.-A. Supyk-Mellson (Eds.), Occupational Therapy and Physical Dysfunction: enabling occupation (6th ed., pp. 431โ€“452). New York: Elsevier.

By: L. Young, A. Payne & S. Joinesโ€‰

Ed(s): M. Curtin, M. Molineux & J. Supyk-Mellson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 6, 2020

2009 journal article

Analysis of Alternative Keyboards Using Learning Curves

HUMAN FACTORS, 51(1), 35โ€“45.

By: A. Anderson n, G. Mirka*, S. Joines nโ€‰ & D. Kaber n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Computer Peripherals; Female; Humans; Learning; Male; Writing; Young Adult
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Enhancing quality of life through Universal Design

NEUROREHABILITATION, 25(3), 155โ€“167.

By: S. Joines nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Universal Design; neurological disabilities; inclusive design; design for all; stroke; spinal cord injury
MeSH headings : Architectural Accessibility; Caregivers / psychology; Efficiency; Environment Design; Facility Design and Construction / methods; Humans; Interior Design and Furnishings; Mobility Limitation; Nervous System Diseases / psychology; Nervous System Diseases / rehabilitation; Patient Care Team; Quality of Life / psychology; Research; Residential Facilities / organization & administration; Safety Management / methods; Self-Help Devices; Social Environment
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 article

Enhancing quality of life through Universal Design (vol 25, pg 155, 2009)

Neurorehabilitation, Vol. 25, pp. 313โ€“326.

By: S. Joinesโ€‰

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

2009 journal article

Enhancing quality of life through universal design

NeuroRehabilitation, 25(4), 313โ€“326.

By: S. Joines nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Universal Design; neurological disabilities; inclusive design; design for all; stroke; spinal cord injury
MeSH headings : Architectural Accessibility; Caregivers / psychology; Efficiency; Environment Design; Facility Design and Construction / methods; Humans; Interior Design and Furnishings; Mobility Limitation; Nervous System Diseases / psychology; Nervous System Diseases / rehabilitation; Patient Care Team; Quality of Life / psychology; Research; Residential Facilities / organization & administration; Safety Management / methods; Self-Help Devices; Social Environment
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 6, 2020

2006 journal article

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

Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 16(5), 485โ€“497.

By: S. Joines nโ€‰, C. Sommerich n, G. Mirka n, J. Wilson n & S. Moon*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: electrode location; normalization method; muscle access; neck muscles
MeSH headings : Electromyography / methods; Electromyography / standards; Guidelines as Topic; Humans; Muscle Contraction / physiology; Neck Muscles / physiology; Posture / physiology; Reference Standards; Reproducibility of Results; Research Design; Sensitivity and Specificity; United States
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

Comparison of self-assessment and partnered-assessment as cost-effective alternative methods for office workstation evaluation

International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 28(6), 327โ€“340.

By: S. Joines nโ€‰ & C. Sommerich n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: ergonomics program; intervention methods; VDT workstation; musculoskeletal disorders
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

Effects of Computer Monitor Viewing Angle and Related Factors on Strain, Performance, and Preference Outcomes

Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 43(1), 39โ€“55.

By: C. Sommerich n, S. Joines nโ€‰ & J. Psihogios*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
MeSH headings : Adult; Computer Terminals; Data Display; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Neck Pain / etiology; Occupational Diseases / etiology; Orientation; Psychomotor Performance; Risk Factors; Sprains and Strains / etiology
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

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

Ergonomics, 44(2), 215โ€“228.

By: T. Lutz n, H. Starr n, C. Smith n, A. Stewartโ€‰ n, M. Monroe n, S. Joines nโ€‰, G. Mirka n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: assembly task; EMG; posture; productivity
MeSH headings : Adult; Audiovisual Aids; Efficiency; Electromyography; Ergonomics; Female; Humans; Male; Muscle Contraction; Muscle, Skeletal / physiology; Muscle, Skeletal / physiopathology; Pain / etiology; Pain / physiopathology; Pain / prevention & control; Posture / physiology; Surveys and Questionnaires; Task Performance and Analysis
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

2000 journal article

Use of surface electromyography to estimate neck muscle activity

Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 10(6), 377โ€“398.

By: C. Sommerich n, S. Joines nโ€‰, V. Hermansโ€‰* & S. Moon*

co-author countries: Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
MeSH headings : Biomechanical Phenomena; Cumulative Trauma Disorders / physiopathology; Electrodes; Electromyography; Humans; Neck Muscles / physiology; Neck Muscles / physiopathology; Occupational Diseases / physiopathology
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 journal article

The Effect of Personality Type on Muscle Coactivation during Elbow Flexion

Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 41(1), 51โ€“60.

By: N. Glasscock n, K. Turville n, S. Joines nโ€‰ & G. Mirka n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
MeSH headings : Adult; Analysis of Variance; Biomechanical Phenomena; Elbow Joint / physiology; Ergonomics; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Muscle Contraction / physiology; Psychomotor Performance; Type A Personality
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

Employment

Updated: November 19th, 2019 17:03

2018 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Associate Dean of Academic Strategy College of Design

2017 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Professor of Industrial Design Graphic Design and Industrial Design

2008 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Director RED Lab

2013 - 2017

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Director of Graduate Programs, MID Graphic Design and Industrial Design

2012 - 2017

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Associate Professor of Industrial Design Graphic Design and Industrial Design

2006 - 2012

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Assistant Professor of Industrial Design Industrial Design

2002 - 2005

The Ergonomics Center of North Carolina Raleigh, NC, US
Director of Research

1995 - 2002

North Carolina Ergonomics Resource Center Raleigh, NC, US
Research Assistant

Education

Updated: November 19th, 2019 16:53

1995 - 2002

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
PhD Industrial Engineering

1992 - 1995

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
MS Industrial Engineering

1988 - 1992

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
BS Industrial Engineering

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