K Jacobs

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The association between children's computer use and musculoskeletal discomfort
    Karen Jacobs
    Boston University, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Science, Department of Occupational Therapy, 635 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Work 18:221-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of education on backpack wearing and posture in a middle school population
    Amy J Feingold
    Work 18:287-94. 2002
  3. doi request reprint University students' notebook computer use
    Karen Jacobs
    Boston University, Sargent College, Department of Occupational Therapy, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Appl Ergon 40:404-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint An ergonomics training program for student notebook computer users: preliminary outcomes of a six-year cohort study
    Karen Jacobs
    Boston University, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Sargent College, Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Work 44:221-30. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Preface
    Karen Jacobs
    Founding Editor in Chief, Work, Chairperson, IEA Science, Technology and Practice STP, Occupational therapist and ergonomist, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA E mail Blog http blogs bu edu kjacobs
    Work 41:i. 2012
  6. pmc Usability of a barcode scanning system as a means of data entry on a PDA for self-report health outcome questionnaires: a pilot study in individuals over 60 years of age
    Patrick Boissy
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Sherbrooke, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:42. 2006
  7. doi request reprint University students' notebook computer use: lessons learned using e-diaries to report musculoskeletal discomfort
    K Jacobs
    Boston University Sargent College, Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston, MA, USA
    Ergonomics 54:206-19. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Computer-related posture and musculoskeletal discomfort in middle school students
    Karen Jacobs
    Boston University, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Work 32:275-83. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Middle school children's participation in activities and the effects of pain from backpack use on participation
    Renée Alison Lockhart
    Programs in Occupational Therapy, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Work 22:155-68. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The gap between exposure and implementation of computer workstation ergonomics in the workplace
    Kevin Berner
    Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Work 19:193-9. 2002

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint The association between children's computer use and musculoskeletal discomfort
    Karen Jacobs
    Boston University, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Science, Department of Occupational Therapy, 635 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Work 18:221-6. 2002
    ..This study provides a general description of the computer set-up and home use of 152 6th grade children and looks at the association between overall musculoskeletal discomfort and various ergonomic variables...
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of education on backpack wearing and posture in a middle school population
    Amy J Feingold
    Work 18:287-94. 2002
    ....
  3. doi request reprint University students' notebook computer use
    Karen Jacobs
    Boston University, Sargent College, Department of Occupational Therapy, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Appl Ergon 40:404-9. 2009
    ..More research is needed however to determine the most effective ergonomics intervention for university students...
  4. doi request reprint An ergonomics training program for student notebook computer users: preliminary outcomes of a six-year cohort study
    Karen Jacobs
    Boston University, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Sargent College, Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Work 44:221-30. 2013
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Preface
    Karen Jacobs
    Founding Editor in Chief, Work, Chairperson, IEA Science, Technology and Practice STP, Occupational therapist and ergonomist, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA E mail Blog http blogs bu edu kjacobs
    Work 41:i. 2012
    ..Soares, the Congress Chair, the Congress Organizing Committee, the IEA, the Brazilian Ergonomics Association and the Union of Latin-American Ergonomics Societies on a successful Congress.With much admiration,Karen Jacobs...
  6. pmc Usability of a barcode scanning system as a means of data entry on a PDA for self-report health outcome questionnaires: a pilot study in individuals over 60 years of age
    Patrick Boissy
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Sherbrooke, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:42. 2006
    ....
  7. doi request reprint University students' notebook computer use: lessons learned using e-diaries to report musculoskeletal discomfort
    K Jacobs
    Boston University Sargent College, Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston, MA, USA
    Ergonomics 54:206-19. 2011
    ..Without some form of ergonomic intervention, these students are likely to enter the workforce with poor computing habits, which places them on the road to future injuries as technology continues to play a dominant role in their lives...
  8. doi request reprint Computer-related posture and musculoskeletal discomfort in middle school students
    Karen Jacobs
    Boston University, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Work 32:275-83. 2009
    ..General base line data from this three-year study is reported...
  9. ncbi request reprint Middle school children's participation in activities and the effects of pain from backpack use on participation
    Renée Alison Lockhart
    Programs in Occupational Therapy, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Work 22:155-68. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The gap between exposure and implementation of computer workstation ergonomics in the workplace
    Kevin Berner
    Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Work 19:193-9. 2002
    ..The Transtheoretical Model for Health Behavior Change [25,27] is used to further evaluate effectiveness of ergonomic interventions. Recommendations for interventions and future evaluations are presented...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of a home-based ergonomics intervention on the proper use of computers by middle school children
    Chad D Williams
    Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Work 18:261-8. 2002
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of computer-related musculoskeletal complaints in female college students
    Audra G Hamilton
    7 Reed Lane, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Work 24:387-94. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Gender-age environmental associates of middle school students' low back pain
    Hsin Yu Chiang
    Programs in Occupational Therapy, Boston University, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Work 26:197-206. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of ergonomic intervention in the classroom
    Janette Shinn
    Touro College, School of Health Sciences, Department of Occupational Therapy, Bayshore, NY, USA
    Work 18:67-73. 2002
    ..To see if an in-service on proper body mechanics and ergonomics for computer workstation usage can increase a student's knowledge regarding these areas...
  15. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of body mechanics education on posture while computing in middle school children
    Gretchen Rowe
    Work 18:295-303. 2002
    ....