Arun Garg

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Cumulative Lifting Index (CULI) for the Revised NIOSH Lifting Equation: Quantifying Risk for Workers With Job Rotation
    Arun Garg
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
    Hum Factors 58:683-94. 2016
  2. pmc Prevalence of low back pain by anatomic location and intensity in an occupational population
    Matthew S Thiese
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environment Health, School of Medicine, University of Utah, 391 Chipeta Way, Suite C, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:283. 2014
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Exposure-response relationships for the ACGIH threshold limit value for hand-activity level: results from a pooled data study of carpal tunnel syndrome
    Jay M Kapellusch Jm
    Department of Occupational Science and Technology University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, PO Box 413 Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 40:610-20. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Association Between Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: Cross-Sectional Study
    Kara Arnold Applegate
    Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health RMCOEH Ms Applegate, Drs Thiese, Wood, Hegmann, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Dr Merryweather, Center for Ergonomics, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Drs Kapellusch, Foster, Garg, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Dr Drury, and Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Mr Kendall
    J Occup Environ Med . 2016

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Publications20

  1. doi request reprint The Cumulative Lifting Index (CULI) for the Revised NIOSH Lifting Equation: Quantifying Risk for Workers With Job Rotation
    Arun Garg
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
    Hum Factors 58:683-94. 2016
    ....
  2. pmc Prevalence of low back pain by anatomic location and intensity in an occupational population
    Matthew S Thiese
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environment Health, School of Medicine, University of Utah, 391 Chipeta Way, Suite C, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:283. 2014
    ..The objective is to describe LBP in a large, multi-center, occupational cohort detailing both point and 1-month period prevalence of LBP by location and intensity measures at baseline...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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)...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Exposure-response relationships for the ACGIH threshold limit value for hand-activity level: results from a pooled data study of carpal tunnel syndrome
    Jay M Kapellusch Jm
    Department of Occupational Science and Technology University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, PO Box 413 Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 40:610-20. 2014
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Association Between Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: Cross-Sectional Study
    Kara Arnold Applegate
    Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health RMCOEH Ms Applegate, Drs Thiese, Wood, Hegmann, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Dr Merryweather, Center for Ergonomics, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Drs Kapellusch, Foster, Garg, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Dr Drury, and Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Mr Kendall
    J Occup Environ Med . 2016
    ..We evaluated possible associations between risk factors and both glenohumeral joint pain and rotator cuff tendinopathy...
  11. pmc 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...
  12. doi request reprint Association Between Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Pooled Occupational Cohorts
    Kurt T Hegmann
    Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Dr Hegmann, Dr Wood, Dr Thiese, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Center for Ergonomics Dr Kapellusch, Dr Foster, Dr Garg, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Department of Mechanical Engineering Dr Merryweather, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention SHARP Program Dr Bao, Dr Silverstein, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Olympia, Washington Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Dr Kendall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Dr Wertsch, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Allina Health Clinics, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    J Occup Environ Med 58:87-93. 2016
    ..The aim of the study was to ascertain if cardiovascular (CVD) risk factors are carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) risk factors...
  13. 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)...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Composite Strain Index (COSI) and Cumulative Strain Index (CUSI): methodologies for quantifying biomechanical stressors for complex tasks and job rotation using the Revised Strain Index
    Arun Garg
    a Department of Occupational Science and Technology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ergonomics . 2016
    ..CUSI integrates physical exposures from job rotation. These should be valuable tools for designing and analysing tasks and job rotation to determine risk of musculoskeletal injuries...
  15. ncbi request reprint The Revised Strain Index: an improved upper extremity exposure assessment model
    Arun Garg
    a Occupational Science and Technology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ergonomics . 2016
    ..It should be a valuable tool for designing and analysing tasks to determine risk of musculoskeletal injuries. RSI is applicable to a wide variety of tasks including very low force and very high repetition tasks such as keyboard use...
  16. doi request reprint Dexterity as measured with the 9-Hole Peg Test (9-HPT) across the age span
    Ying Chih Wang
    Department of Occupational Science and Technology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 2400 E Hartford Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211 3159, USA Electronic address
    J Hand Ther 28:53-9; quiz 60. 2015
    ..Cross-sectional observational, clinical measurement...
  17. doi request reprint Important factors influencing the return to work after stroke
    Ying Chih Wang
    Department of Occupational Science and Technology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Work 47:553-9. 2014
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Sit-To-Stand Lift: Effects of Lifted Height on Weight Borne and Upper Extremity Strength Requirements
    Ruoliang Tang
    Department of Occupational Science and Technology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Enderis 960, 2400 E Hartford Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211
    Res Nurs Health . 2016
    ..Patients with limited weight-bearing capacity can be transferred by not raising them high in the lift. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
  19. pmc Psychophysical basis for maximum pushing and pulling forces: A review and recommendations
    Arun Garg
    Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Center for Ergonomics, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, P O Box 784, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Int J Ind Ergon 44:281-291. 2014
    ..Epidemiological studies are needed to determine relationships between psychophysically determined maximum acceptable pushing and pulling forces and risk of musculoskeletal injuries, in particular to low back and shoulders...
  20. ncbi request reprint Low back pain and the workplace
    Arun Garg
    JAMA 298:403-4; author reply 404. 2007

Research Grants2

  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: 2008
    ..This project is expected to result in DUE and shoulder job analysis models that have robust predictive capabilities for a broad range of jobs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..