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Ergonomics Training Programs and Resources

Ergonomics Upper Extremity Research – Shoulders, Arms, & Chest

Trade Specific:

Masonry – Brick, Block, Stone, Cement, & Terrazzo

Non-Trade Specific:

  • Test Bench for Evaluating Concrete Drilling Methods (2014-2019)
  • Rempel D, Star D, Barr A, Janowitz I [2010]. Overhead drilling: Comparing three bases for aligning a drilling jig to vertical. Journal of Safety Research 41(3):247-251. View full article.
  • Rempel D, Star D, Barr A, Gibbons B, Janowitz I [2009]. A new method for overhead drilling.  Ergonomics Dec; 52(12):1584-9. View abstract.
  • Ludewig PM, Borstad JD [2003]. Effects of a home exercise programme on shoulder pain and functional status in construction workers. Occup Environ Med 2003;60:841–849. View full article.
  • Borstad JD, Ludewig PM [2002]. Comparison of scapular kinematics between elevation and lowering of the arm in the scapular plane. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon);17:650-659. View abstract.
  • Ludewig PM, Cook TM [2002]. Translations of the humerus in persons with shoulder impingement symptoms. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther;32:248-259. View abstract.
  • Ludewig PM, Cook TM, Shields RK [2002]. Technical note: Comparison of surface sensor and bone-fixed measurement of humeral motion. J Applied Biomech;18:163-170. View abstract.
  • Anton D, Shibley LD, Fethke NB, Hess J, Cook TM, Rosecrance J [2001]. The effect of overhead drilling position on shoulder moment and electromyography. Ergonomics;44:489-501. View abstract.
  • Ludewig PM, Cook TM [2000]. Alterations in shoulder kinematics and associated muscle activity in people with symptoms of shoulder impingement. Phys Ther;80:276-291. View abstract.
  • Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Neck, Back, and Upper Extremity in Washington State, 1990-1998
  • Rosecrance JC, Cook TM [1998]. Upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders: Occupational association and a model for prevention. Central European Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine;4:214-231. View full article.
  • Ludewig PM, Cook TM [1997]. Contribution of selected scapulothoracic muscle forces to the control of accessory scapular motions. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther;25:77. View abstract.
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders and Workplace Factors (NIOSH, 1997)
  • Ludewig PM, Cook TM, Nawoczenski DA [1996]. Three-dimensional scapular orientation and muscle activity at selected positions of humeral elevation. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther;24:57-65. View abstract.
  • Ludewig PM, Cook TM [1996]. The effect of head position on scapular orientation and muscle activity during shoulder elevation. J Occup Rehab;6:147-158. View abstract.

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