S A Lavender

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluating the physical demands on firefighters using hand-carried stair descent devices to evacuate mobility-limited occupants from high-rise buildings
    Steven A Lavender
    Integrated Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA Department of Orthopedics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA Electronic address
    Appl Ergon 45:389-97. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Comparisons of tibial accelerations when walking on a wood composite vs. a concrete mezzanine surface
    Steven A Lavender
    Integrated Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, OH 43210, USA
    Appl Ergon 44:824-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of the Eco-Pick lift assist: A device designed to facilitate product selection tasks in distribution centers
    Steven A Lavender
    Integrated Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1971 Neil Avenue, Rm 210, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Appl Ergon 44:230-6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Developing physical exposure-based back injury risk models applicable to manual handling jobs in distribution centers
    Steven A Lavender
    The Ohio State University, Integrated Systems Engineering, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:450-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Does the asymmetry multiplier in the 1991 NIOSH lifting equation adequately control the biomechanical loading of the spine?
    S A Lavender
    Department of Industrial, Welding, and Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Ergonomics 52:71-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Can a new behaviorally oriented training process to improve lifting technique prevent occupationally related back injuries due to lifting?
    Steven A Lavender
    Department of Industrial, Welding, Systems Engineering and Orthopaedics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:487-94. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Designing ergonomic interventions for emergency medical services workers--part III: Bed to stairchair transfers
    Steven A Lavender
    Department of Industrial Welding and Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1971 Neil Avenue, Room 210, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Appl Ergon 38:581-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Designing ergonomic interventions for EMS workers - part II: lateral transfers
    Steven A Lavender
    Department of Industrial, Welding and Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1971 Neil Avenue, Room 210, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Appl Ergon 38:227-36. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Designing ergonomic interventions for EMS workers, Part I: transporting patients down the stairs
    Steven A Lavender
    Departments of Industrial Welding and Systems Engineering and Orthopaedics, The Ohio State University, 1971 Neil Avenue, Rm 210, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Appl Ergon 38:71-81. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Spine loading as a function of lift frequency, exposure duration, and work experience
    W S Marras
    Biodynamics Laboratory, The Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:345-52. 2006

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Evaluating the physical demands on firefighters using hand-carried stair descent devices to evacuate mobility-limited occupants from high-rise buildings
    Steven A Lavender
    Integrated Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA Department of Orthopedics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA Electronic address
    Appl Ergon 45:389-97. 2014
    ..8 times faster than the other stair descent devices in the study. There were no differences across staircase widths. ..
  2. doi request reprint Comparisons of tibial accelerations when walking on a wood composite vs. a concrete mezzanine surface
    Steven A Lavender
    Integrated Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, OH 43210, USA
    Appl Ergon 44:824-7. 2013
    ..036). These findings suggest that individuals working on mezzanines in distribution centers constructed from composite surfaces would potentially experience less discomfort associated with long exposure periods on these surfaces...
  3. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of the Eco-Pick lift assist: A device designed to facilitate product selection tasks in distribution centers
    Steven A Lavender
    Integrated Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1971 Neil Avenue, Rm 210, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Appl Ergon 44:230-6. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Developing physical exposure-based back injury risk models applicable to manual handling jobs in distribution centers
    Steven A Lavender
    The Ohio State University, Integrated Systems Engineering, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:450-9. 2012
    ..A surrogate model, one that does not require the Moment Monitor equipment to assess a job's back injury risk, was identified although with some compromise in model sensitivity relative to the original model...
  5. doi request reprint Does the asymmetry multiplier in the 1991 NIOSH lifting equation adequately control the biomechanical loading of the spine?
    S A Lavender
    Department of Industrial, Welding, and Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Ergonomics 52:71-9. 2009
    ..Thus, the reduction in the RWL due to asymmetry multiplier appears appropriate and should not be changed, as been suggested by recent psychophysical studies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Can a new behaviorally oriented training process to improve lifting technique prevent occupationally related back injuries due to lifting?
    Steven A Lavender
    Department of Industrial, Welding, Systems Engineering and Orthopaedics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:487-94. 2007
    ..A prospective randomized control trial...
  7. ncbi request reprint Designing ergonomic interventions for emergency medical services workers--part III: Bed to stairchair transfers
    Steven A Lavender
    Department of Industrial Welding and Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1971 Neil Avenue, Room 210, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Appl Ergon 38:581-9. 2007
    ..These objective measures, when combined with the subjective ratings of perceived exertion and the verbal feedback lead us to recommend the use of these interventions for bed to stairchair transfers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Designing ergonomic interventions for EMS workers - part II: lateral transfers
    Steven A Lavender
    Department of Industrial, Welding and Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1971 Neil Avenue, Room 210, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Appl Ergon 38:227-36. 2007
    ..Ratings of perceived exertion also supported the use of the single rod relative to the corresponding control condition...
  9. ncbi request reprint Designing ergonomic interventions for EMS workers, Part I: transporting patients down the stairs
    Steven A Lavender
    Departments of Industrial Welding and Systems Engineering and Orthopaedics, The Ohio State University, 1971 Neil Avenue, Rm 210, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Appl Ergon 38:71-81. 2007
    ..In summary, the hypotheses that the proposed interventions could reduce trunk muscle loading were supported for 3 of the 4 transport interventions tested...
  10. ncbi request reprint Spine loading as a function of lift frequency, exposure duration, and work experience
    W S Marras
    Biodynamics Laboratory, The Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:345-52. 2006
    ..The objective of this project was to document how spine loading changes as a function of experience, lift frequency, and lift duration while repetitively lifting over the course of an 8-h workday...
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting recovery from work-related, low back disorders in autoworkers
    Denise M Oleske
    Departments of Health System Management, Preventive Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1362-4. 2004
    ..To simultaneously evaluate personal, medical, and job factors that could affect recovery from work-related, low back disorders, specifically focusing on an active working sample...
  12. ncbi request reprint Participation in occupational health longitudinal studies: predictors of missed visits and dropouts
    Denise M Oleske
    Department of Health Systems Management, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:9-18. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Towards development of a nonhuman primate model of carpal tunnel syndrome: performance of a voluntary, repetitive pinching task induces median mononeuropathy in Macaca fascicularis
    Carolyn M Sommerich
    Department of Industrial, Welding and Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1971 Neil Avenue, Room 210, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Orthop Res 25:713-24. 2007
    ..In the future, this new animal model could be used to characterize dose-response relationships between risk factors and carpal tunnel syndrome...
  14. ncbi request reprint Spinal loading during manual materials handling in a kneeling posture
    Riley E Splittstoesser
    The Ohio State University, Department of Industrial, Welding, and Systems Engineering, 1971 Neil Avenue, Room 210, Columbus, OH 43210, United States
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 17:25-34. 2007
    ..Regression equations were developed to predict peak spine loading using subject height, load weight and destination height with R(2) values of 0.62, 0.51 and 0.57 for compression, AP and lateral shear respectively...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for recurrent episodes of work-related low back disorders in an industrial population
    Denise M Oleske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:789-98. 2006
    ..An observational longitudinal design...
  16. doi request reprint Effects of fear of movement on spine velocity and acceleration after recovery from low back pain
    James S Thomas
    School of Physical Therapy, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:564-70. 2008
    ..A cross-sectional assessment of the association between pain-related fear and joint motions and their higher order derivatives in 88 participants recently recovered from an episode of low back pain...
  17. ncbi request reprint Are back supports plus education more effective than education alone in promoting recovery from low back pain?: Results from a randomized clinical trial
    Denise M Oleske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2050-7. 2007
    ..Randomized clinical trial...
  18. ncbi request reprint Measuring pad-pad pinch strength in a non-human primate: Macaca fascicularis
    Jacob J Banks
    Biomedical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, United States
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 17:725-30. 2007
    ..Thus, the results suggest that maximal pinch strength could be acceptably estimated in future subjects using either the wrist circumference or the body mass measures, as both were strong predictors of pad-pad pinch strength...