Fred Gerr

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of musculoskeletal disorders among computer users: lesson learned from the role of posture and keyboard use
    Fred Gerr
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, 100 Oakdale Campus, 140 IREH, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 14:25-31. 2004
  2. pmc High pesticide exposure events and central nervous system function among pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study
    Sarah E Starks
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, University of Iowa Research Park, 140 IREH, Iowa City, IA 52242 5000, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:505-15. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Effects of common agricultural tasks on measures of hearing loss
    Michael J Humann
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:904-16. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Variability in muscle activity and wrist motion measurements among workers performing non-cyclic work
    Nathan B Fethke
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:25-35. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of biomechanical loading during use of conventional stud welding equipment and an alternate system
    Nathan B Fethke
    University of Iowa, Occupational and Environmental Health, UI Research Park, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Appl Ergon 42:725-34. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Bootstrap exploration of the duration of surface electromyography sampling in relation to the precision of exposure estimation
    Nathan B Fethke
    corrected East Tennessee State University, corrected Johnson City, Tennessee, USA corrected
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:358-67. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Keyboard use and musculoskeletal outcomes among computer users
    Fred Gerr
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 100 Oakdale Campus, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 16:265-77. 2006
  8. pmc Peripheral nervous system function and organophosphate pesticide use among licensed pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study
    Sarah E Starks
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 5000, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:515-20. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Workplace interventions to prevent musculoskeletal and visual symptoms and disorders among computer users: a systematic review
    Shelley Brewer
    The University of Texas, School of Public Health, Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Houston, TX, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 16:325-58. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Job strain and risk of musculoskeletal symptoms among a prospective cohort of occupational computer users
    Lindsay M Hannan
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:375-86. 2005

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of musculoskeletal disorders among computer users: lesson learned from the role of posture and keyboard use
    Fred Gerr
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, 100 Oakdale Campus, 140 IREH, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 14:25-31. 2004
    ..Overall, the literature shows that daily or weekly hours of computer use is more consistently associated with hand and arm MSDs than with neck and shoulder MSDs...
  2. pmc High pesticide exposure events and central nervous system function among pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study
    Sarah E Starks
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, University of Iowa Research Park, 140 IREH, Iowa City, IA 52242 5000, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:505-15. 2012
    ..The objective of this investigation was to examine the association between ever having an HPEE and CNS function among licensed pesticide applicators enrolled in the Agricultural Health Study (AHS)...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of common agricultural tasks on measures of hearing loss
    Michael J Humann
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:904-16. 2012
    ..Among agricultural populations, hearing loss caused by excessive noise exposure is common. However, examinations of associations between exposure to agricultural tasks and hearing loss are limited...
  4. doi request reprint Variability in muscle activity and wrist motion measurements among workers performing non-cyclic work
    Nathan B Fethke
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:25-35. 2012
    ..g., more than 1 hr) in future epidemiologic investigations of associations between exposure to physical risk factors and upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders...
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of biomechanical loading during use of conventional stud welding equipment and an alternate system
    Nathan B Fethke
    University of Iowa, Occupational and Environmental Health, UI Research Park, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Appl Ergon 42:725-34. 2011
    ..The alternate system appears to be effective in reducing exposure to extreme trunk flexion among stud welders. Continued development of the system should explore features designed to reduce shoulder forces and improve productivity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Bootstrap exploration of the duration of surface electromyography sampling in relation to the precision of exposure estimation
    Nathan B Fethke
    corrected East Tennessee State University, corrected Johnson City, Tennessee, USA corrected
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:358-67. 2007
    ..This study examined the effect of sampling duration, in units of work cycles, on the precision of estimates of exposure to forceful exertion obtained with surface electromyography (EMG)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Keyboard use and musculoskeletal outcomes among computer users
    Fred Gerr
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 100 Oakdale Campus, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 16:265-77. 2006
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  8. pmc Peripheral nervous system function and organophosphate pesticide use among licensed pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study
    Sarah E Starks
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 5000, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:515-20. 2012
    ..Evidence is limited that long-term human exposure to organophosphate (OP) pesticides, without poisoning, is associated with adverse peripheral nervous system (PNS) function...
  9. ncbi request reprint Workplace interventions to prevent musculoskeletal and visual symptoms and disorders among computer users: a systematic review
    Shelley Brewer
    The University of Texas, School of Public Health, Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Houston, TX, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 16:325-58. 2006
    ..The literature examining the effects of workstation, eyewear and behavioral interventions on musculoskeletal and visual symptoms among computer users is large and heterogeneous...
  10. ncbi request reprint Job strain and risk of musculoskeletal symptoms among a prospective cohort of occupational computer users
    Lindsay M Hannan
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:375-86. 2005
    ..The association between a measure of psychosocial stress, "job strain", and incident neck-shoulder and arm-hand musculoskeletal symptoms was investigated among recently hired computer users...
  11. ncbi request reprint Low back pain and the workplace
    Arun Garg
    JAMA 298:403-4; author reply 404. 2007
  12. doi request reprint Surveillance of work-related musculoskeletal disorders
    Fred Gerr
    Occup Environ Med 65:298-9. 2008