Arun Garg

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Study protocol title: a prospective cohort study of low back pain
    Arun Garg
    Center for Ergonomics, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:84. 2013
  2. pmc The WISTAH hand study: a prospective cohort study of distal upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders
    Arun Garg
    Center for Ergonomics, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:90. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term efficacy of an ergonomics program that includes patient-handling devices on reducing musculoskeletal injuries to nursing personnel
    Arun Garg
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, P O Box 784, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Hum Factors 54:608-25. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The Strain Index (SI) and Threshold Limit Value (TLV) for Hand Activity Level (HAL): risk of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in a prospective cohort
    A Garg
    Center for Ergonomics, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Ergonomics 55:396-414. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Justification for a minimal lift program in critical care
    Arun Garg
    Center for Ergonomics Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, P O Box 784, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 19:187-96. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Applications of biomechanics for prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders
    Arun Garg
    Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ergonomics 52:36-59. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Pooling job physical exposure data from multiple independent studies in a consortium study of carpal tunnel syndrome
    Jay M Kapellusch
    Department of Occupational Science and Technology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ergonomics 56:1021-37. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The Strain Index and TLV for HAL: Risk of lateral epicondylitis in a prospective cohort
    Arun Garg
    Department of Occupational Science and Technology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Am J Ind Med 57:286-302. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Low back pain and the workplace
    Arun Garg
    JAMA 298:403-4; author reply 404. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Study protocol title: a prospective cohort study of low back pain
    Arun Garg
    Center for Ergonomics, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:84. 2013
    ..There are few prospective epidemiological studies for LBP occupational risk factors and reported data generally have few adjustments for many personal and psychosocial factors...
  2. pmc The WISTAH hand study: a prospective cohort study of distal upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders
    Arun Garg
    Center for Ergonomics, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:90. 2012
    ..Past studies have provided somewhat conflicting evidence for occupational risk factors and have largely reported data without adjustments for many personal and psychosocial factors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term efficacy of an ergonomics program that includes patient-handling devices on reducing musculoskeletal injuries to nursing personnel
    Arun Garg
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, P O Box 784, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Hum Factors 54:608-25. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate long-term efficacy of an ergonomics program that included patient-handling devices in six long-term care facilities (LTC) and one chronic care hospital (CCH)...
  4. doi request reprint The Strain Index (SI) and Threshold Limit Value (TLV) for Hand Activity Level (HAL): risk of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in a prospective cohort
    A Garg
    Center for Ergonomics, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Ergonomics 55:396-414. 2012
    ..05) and 5.3 (p = 0.03), respectively; however, similar to other reports, both suggested lower risk at higher exposures. Data suggest that the TLV for HAL and the SI are useful metrics for estimating exposure to biomechanical stressors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Justification for a minimal lift program in critical care
    Arun Garg
    Center for Ergonomics Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, P O Box 784, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 19:187-96. 2007
    ..The critical care environment poses unique challenges for nursing personnel and therefore, to ergonomists...
  6. doi request reprint Applications of biomechanics for prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders
    Arun Garg
    Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ergonomics 52:36-59. 2009
    ..In particular, the information presented will help practising ergonomists with how physical stresses can be objectively quantified...
  7. doi request reprint Pooling job physical exposure data from multiple independent studies in a consortium study of carpal tunnel syndrome
    Jay M Kapellusch
    Department of Occupational Science and Technology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ergonomics 56:1021-37. 2013
    ..Challenges of pooling data, resources required and recommendations for future researchers are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint The Strain Index and TLV for HAL: Risk of lateral epicondylitis in a prospective cohort
    Arun Garg
    Department of Occupational Science and Technology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Am J Ind Med 57:286-302. 2014
    ..This study's objective was to quantify exposure-response relationships between job physical exposure (JPE) and incidence of lateral epicondylitis (LE)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Low back pain and the workplace
    Arun Garg
    JAMA 298:403-4; author reply 404. 2007

Research Grants3

  1. Low Back Pain Quantifying Risk Factors
    Arun Garg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This project is expected to result in the ability to improve the existing ergonomic job evaluation models that have robust predictive capabilities for a broad range of industries. ..
  2. Upper Limb Musculoskeletal Disorders: Quantifying Risk
    Arun Garg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project is expected to result in DUE and shoulder job analysis models that have robust predictive capabilities for a broad range of jobs. ..