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An ergonomic evaluation of Speed Fastening work rates
Present day manufacturing assembly relies extensively on a variety of fasteners for the assembly of sub-systems, components and trim. Speed Fastening (SF) is one commonly used non-structural assembly fastening method. The ...
Reliability of Isometric Neck Strength and Electromyography Measures Relevant for Concussion Prevention in Athletes
The purpose of this investigation was to assess the between-day reliability of selected force-time curve indices and the activity onset of selected neck muscles in the performance of maximal, isometric contractions in five ...
Effectiveness of an on-body lifting aid at reducing low-back physical demands during an automotive assembly task : assessment of EMG response and user acceptability
The purposes of the present work were: 1) to develop a computerized model that could predict the personal lift-assist device (PLAD) spring excursion and control spring stiffness for various individuals based on their ...