Works (16)

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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 n, C. Sommerich n & G. Mirka n

author keywords: Computer; VDT; college students; musculoskeletal discomfort
MeSH headings : Adult; Female; Humans; Male; Musculoskeletal System / physiopathology; Pain; Surveys and Questionnaires; United States; Universities; User-Computer Interface; Young Adult
Source: Web Of Science
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 n, G. Mirka n, C. Sommerich n & H. Khachatoorian n

author keywords: ergonomics; universal design; retail checkout; wheelchair
MeSH headings : Architectural Accessibility; Commerce / instrumentation; Disabled Persons; Efficiency; Equipment Design; Ergonomics; Focus Groups; Humans; Posture; Self-Help Devices / trends; Task Performance and Analysis; Wheelchairs
Source: Web Of Science
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 n, C. Sommerich n, G. Mirka n, J. Wilson n & S. Moon*

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

2004 journal article

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

ERGONOMICS, 47(6), 625–645.

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

author keywords: attention; cognitive task; multiple-task performance; electromyography; mental workload; physiological measures; secondary-task performance; stress; visual display unit
MeSH headings : Adaptation, Physiological; Adult; Cognition; Female; Humans; Male; Mental Processes; Movement; Muscle, Skeletal / physiology; Postural Balance / physiology; Psychomotor Performance / physiology; Task Performance and Analysis; Workload / psychology
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

Productivity and ergonomic investigation of bent-handle pliers

HUMAN FACTORS, 46(2), 234–243.

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

MeSH headings : Adult; Efficiency; Equipment Design; Female; Humans; Male; Posture; Task Performance and Analysis
Source: Web Of Science
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

Effects of notebook computer configuration and task on user biomechanics, productivity, and comfort

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS, 30(1), 7–31.

By: C. Sommerich n, H. Starr n, C. Smith n & C. Shivers n

author keywords: portable computer; laptop computer; notebook computer; ergonomics; biomechanics; pointing device
Source: Web Of Science
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 n, G. Mirka n & S. Moon*

author keywords: visual display terminal; cervical; monitor
MeSH headings : Adult; Anthropometry; Computer Terminals; Ergometry; Evaluation Studies as Topic; Facility Design and Construction; Female; Humans; Interior Design and Furnishings; Male; Muscle, Skeletal / physiopathology; Posture / physiology; Videotape Recording
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

An investigation of the effects of touchpad location within a notebook computer

APPLIED ERGONOMICS, 32(1), 101–110.

By: D. Kelaher n, T. Nay n, B. Lawrence n, S. Lamar n & C. Sommerich n

author keywords: notebook computer; pointing device; wrist posture; musculoskeletal discomfort
MeSH headings : Adult; Analysis of Variance; Elbow / physiopathology; Equipment Design / instrumentation; Ergonomics; Female; Humans; Male; Microcomputers; Shoulder / physiopathology; United States; User-Computer Interface; Wrist / physiopathology
Source: Web Of Science
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), 327–340.

By: S. Joines n & C. Sommerich n

author keywords: ergonomics program; intervention methods; VDT workstation; musculoskeletal disorders
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref, ORCID
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), 39–55.

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

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: Web Of Science, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 journal article

Use of surface electromyography to estimate neck muscle activity

Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 10(6), 377–398.

By: C. Sommerich n, S. Joines n, V. Hermans* & S. Moon*

co-author countries: Netherlands 🇳🇱
MeSH headings : Biomechanical Phenomena; Cumulative Trauma Disorders / physiopathology; Electrodes; Electromyography; Humans; Neck Muscles / physiology; Neck Muscles / physiopathology; Occupational Diseases / physiopathology
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 chapter

Economic analysis for ergonomics programs

In W. Karwowski & W. S. Marras (Eds.), The occupational ergonomics handbook: Ch. 83. Boca Raton, CRC Press.

By: C. Sommerich

Ed(s): . W. Karwowski & W. Marras

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

1999 chapter

Upper extermity supports

In W. Karwowski & W. S. Marras (Eds.), The industrial ergonomics handbook: Ch. 77. Boca Raton, CRC Press.

By: C. Sommerich

Ed(s): . W. Karwowski & W. Marras

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

1998 journal article

A method for developing biomechanical profiles of hand-intensive tasks

Clinical Biomechanics (Bristol, Avon), 13(4-5), 261–271.

By: C. Sommerich, W. Marras & M. Parnianpour

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

1998 chapter

Managing work-related musculoskeletal injuries

In W. Karwowski & G. Salvendy (Eds.), 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

Ed(s): W. Karwowski & G. Salvendy

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

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