Affiliation: University of Abertay
- Subjective perceptions of load carriage on the head and back in Xhosa womenR Lloyd
Division of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Abertay Dundee, Dundee DD1 1HG, UK
Appl Ergon 41:522-9. 2010..The study suggests that further work needs to be carried out to establish viable alternatives to head-loading for rural dwellers in Africa...
- A comparison of the physiological consequences of head-loading and back-loading for African and European womenR Lloyd
Division of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Abertay Dundee, Dundee, DD1 1HG, UK
Eur J Appl Physiol 109:607-16. 2010..Investigating the large individual variation in response may help in identifying combinations of factors that contribute to improved economy...
- The Extra Load Index as a method for comparing the relative economy of load carriage systemsRAY LLOYD
University of Abertay Dundee, UK
Ergonomics 53:1500-4. 2010..It has the advantage of being easily understood by manufacturers and consumers whilst retaining appropriate scientific precision...
- A kinetic comparison of back-loading and head-loading in Xhosa womenR Lloyd
Division of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Abertay Dundee, UK
Ergonomics 54:380-91. 2011....
- A pilot investigation of load-carrying on the head and bone mineral density in premenopausal, black African womenRAY LLOYD
University of Abertay, Dundee, DD1 1HG, UK
J Bone Miner Metab 28:185-90. 2010..005), and between years of load carrying and LS and TB BMD (r = 0.563, r = 0.538, respectively; both p < 0.05). Load carrying on the head may offer osteogenic benefits to the spine but these benefits did not appear in women using IPC...