lifting

Summary

Summary: Moving or bringing something from a lower level to a higher one. The concept encompasses biomechanic stresses resulting from work done in transferring objects from one plane to another as well as the effects of varying techniques of patient handling and transfer.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Flexion and rotation of the trunk and lifting at work are risk factors for low back pain: results of a prospective cohort study
    W E Hoogendoorn
    TNO Work and Employment, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:3087-92. 2000
  2. pmc Lifting without seeing: the role of vision in perceiving and acting upon the size weight illusion
    Gavin Buckingham
    Centre for Brain and Mind, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e9709. 2010
  3. ncbi Causal assessment of occupational lifting and low back pain: results of a systematic review
    Eugene K Wai
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Spine J 10:554-66. 2010
  4. ncbi A direct comparison of spine rotational stiffness and dynamic spine stability during repetitive lifting tasks
    Ryan B Graham
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, 28 Division Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    J Biomech 45:1593-600. 2012
  5. ncbi Accuracy of visual estimation in classifying effort during a lifting task
    Darrell W Schapmire
    X RTS Software Products and Testing Devices, Hopedale, IL 61747, USA
    Work 40:445-57. 2011
  6. ncbi Occupational lifting of heavy loads and preterm birth: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Stine Bjerrum Runge
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 70:782-8. 2013
  7. ncbi Testing lifting capacity: validity of determining effort level by means of observation
    Michiel F Reneman
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E40-6. 2005
  8. ncbi Factors associated with functional capacity test results in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain: a systematic review
    Renske Van Abbema
    Center for Applied Research and Innovation in Health Care and in Nursing, Hanze University, University of Applied Sciences, Eyssoniusplein 18, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 21:455-73. 2011
  9. ncbi An evaluation of methods assessing the physical demands of manual lifting in scaffolding
    Allard J van der Beek
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, P O Box 1738, NL 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Appl Ergon 36:213-22. 2005
  10. ncbi Posture stress on firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) associated with repetitive reaching, bending, lifting, and pulling tasks
    Marc Gentzler
    University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
    Work 37:227-39. 2010

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  1. ncbi Flexion and rotation of the trunk and lifting at work are risk factors for low back pain: results of a prospective cohort study
    W E Hoogendoorn
    TNO Work and Employment, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:3087-92. 2000
    ..A 3-year prospective cohort study among workers of 34 companies in the Netherlands...
  2. pmc Lifting without seeing: the role of vision in perceiving and acting upon the size weight illusion
    Gavin Buckingham
    Centre for Brain and Mind, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e9709. 2010
    ..Here, we examined whether these expectations are sufficient to induce the SWI in a single wooden cube when lifted without visual feedback, by varying the size of the object seen prior to the lift...
  3. ncbi Causal assessment of occupational lifting and low back pain: results of a systematic review
    Eugene K Wai
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Spine J 10:554-66. 2010
    ..Evaluating these potentially causal relationships requires a methodologically rigorous approach. Occupational repetitive and/or heavy lifting is widely thought to be a risk factor for the development of LBP.
  4. ncbi A direct comparison of spine rotational stiffness and dynamic spine stability during repetitive lifting tasks
    Ryan B Graham
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, 28 Division Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    J Biomech 45:1593-600. 2012
    ..spine stability calculated using Lyapunov analyses of kinematic data, during a series of continuous dynamic lifting challenges...
  5. ncbi Accuracy of visual estimation in classifying effort during a lifting task
    Darrell W Schapmire
    X RTS Software Products and Testing Devices, Hopedale, IL 61747, USA
    Work 40:445-57. 2011
    The objective was to determine if visual estimation of effort (VEE) during lifting tasks is accurate in classifying relative levels of exertion or distinguishing between incomplete lifts that may be potentially unsafe and incomplete ..
  6. ncbi Occupational lifting of heavy loads and preterm birth: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Stine Bjerrum Runge
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 70:782-8. 2013
    To examine the association between occupational lifting during pregnancy and preterm birth. The risk of preterm birth was estimated for total burden lifted per day and number of medium and heavy loads lifted per day.
  7. ncbi Testing lifting capacity: validity of determining effort level by means of observation
    Michiel F Reneman
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E40-6. 2005
    ..Video observation study...
  8. ncbi Factors associated with functional capacity test results in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain: a systematic review
    Renske Van Abbema
    Center for Applied Research and Innovation in Health Care and in Nursing, Hanze University, University of Applied Sciences, Eyssoniusplein 18, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 21:455-73. 2011
    ..An overview of these factors was missing. The objective of this review was to investigate the level of evidence for factors that are associated with functional capacity test results in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain...
  9. ncbi An evaluation of methods assessing the physical demands of manual lifting in scaffolding
    Allard J van der Beek
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, P O Box 1738, NL 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Appl Ergon 36:213-22. 2005
    Four methods assessing the physical demands of manual lifting were compared...
  10. ncbi Posture stress on firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) associated with repetitive reaching, bending, lifting, and pulling tasks
    Marc Gentzler
    University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
    Work 37:227-39. 2010
    ..These ergonomic evaluations analyze the threat of musculoskeletal injuries primarily due to awkward and extreme postures across two post-fire tasks and a patient care task...
  11. ncbi Occupational lifting and pelvic pain during pregnancy: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Pernille Stemann Larsen
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:88-95. 2013
    ..It is plausible that occupational lifting may be a risk factor of pelvic pain during pregnancy, but no previous studies have examined this specific ..
  12. ncbi Occupational lifting during pregnancy and risk of fetal death in a large national cohort study
    Mette Juhl
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:335-42. 2013
    The aim of the present study was to examine the association between occupational lifting and the risk of fetal death according to gestational age.
  13. ncbi Force requirements of observed object lifting are encoded by the observer's motor system: a TMS study
    Kaat Alaerts
    Research Center of Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101 B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Eur J Neurosci 31:1144-53. 2010
    ..are reported in which corticospinal excitability was measured in the hand area of M1 while subjects observed the lifting of objects of different weights...
  14. pmc Definition and assessment of specific occupational demands concerning lifting, pushing, and pulling based on a systematic literature search
    J Bos
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 59:800-6. 2002
    ..2) To select reliable and valid tests concerning lifting, pushing, and pulling, which consider the relation between occupational work demands and the assessment of the ..
  15. pmc The relative importance of whole body vibration and occupational lifting as risk factors for low-back pain
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:715-21. 2003
    ..the impact of occupational exposure to whole body vibration (WBV) on low back pain (LBP) in the general population and to estimate the burden of LBP attributable to occupational WBV in comparison with that due to occupational lifting.
  16. ncbi Does occupational lifting and carrying among female health care workers contribute to an escalation of pain-day frequency?
    A Holtermann
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 17:290-6. 2013
    The aim of the study was to investigate if different frequencies, loads and trunk postures of occupational lifting and carrying increases the risk of sub-chronic (1-30 days last 12 months) low back pain (LBP) to become persistent (>30 ..
  17. ncbi The effect of industrial back belts and breathing technique on trunk and pelvic coordination during a lifting task
    R W McGorry
    Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:1124-30. 1999
    Relative phase angle was used to study segmental motion patterns during a lifting and lowering task.
  18. pmc Lower extremity joint kinetics and lumbar curvature during squat and stoop lifting
    Seonhong Hwang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering and Institute of Medical Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:15. 2009
    In this study, kinematics and kinetics of the lower extremity joint and the lumbar lordosis during two different symmetrical lifting techniques(squat and stoop) were examined using the three-dimensional motion analysis.
  19. ncbi Two linear regression models predicting cumulative dynamic L5/S1 joint moment during a range of lifting tasks based on static postures
    Xu Xu
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Ergonomics 55:1093-103. 2012
    ..regression models predicting cumulative dynamic L5/S1 joint moment based on the static L5/S1 joint moment of a lifting task at lift-off and set-down and the lift duration...
  20. ncbi Efficient assessment of exposure to manual lifting using company data
    Allard J van der Beek
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, P O Box 7057, NL 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Appl Ergon 44:360-5. 2013
    ..scaffolding, was to explore whether routinely collected company data can be used to estimate exposure to manual lifting. The number of manual lifts of scaffold parts while constructing/dismantling scaffolds was well predicted by the ..
  21. ncbi Load on the shoulder complex during wheelchair propulsion and weight relief lifting
    S van Drongelen
    Swiss Paraplegic Research, Guido A Zächstrasse 4, Nottwil, Switzerland
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 26:452-7. 2011
    ..The aim is to quantify the joint moments and joint reaction forces in all three joints of the shoulder complex during wheelchair-related activities of daily living...
  22. ncbi Functional brain areas used for the lifting of objects using a precision grip: a PET study
    H Kinoshita
    School of Health and Sports Sciences, University of Osaka, Toyonaka, Machikaneyama cho, Osaka, Japan
    Brain Res 857:119-30. 2000
    ..was performed in 10 normal volunteers to investigate regional cortical and subcortical activation induced by the lifting of an object repetitively using a precision grip between the index finger and thumb...
  23. ncbi Disturbance and recovery of trunk mechanical and neuromuscular behaviours following repetitive lifting: influences of flexion angle and lift rate on creep-induced effects
    Nima Toosizadeh
    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Ergonomics 56:954-63. 2013
    Repetitive lifting is associated with an increased risk of occupational low back disorders, yet potential adverse effects of such exposure on trunk mechanical and neuromuscular behaviours were not well described...
  24. ncbi The intermanual transfer of anticipatory force control in precision grip lifting is not influenced by the perception of weight
    Erik C Chang
    Department of Psychology, CIHR Group on Action and Perception, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada N5A 6C2
    Exp Brain Res 185:319-29. 2008
    ..What kind of information about the weight of the object is transferred between the holding and lifting hand? To examine this, we asked people to hold (and heft) an object in one hand and then pick it up with the ..
  25. ncbi Anticipatory scaling of grip forces when lifting objects of everyday life
    Joachim Hermsdorfer
    Department of Sport and Health Science, Technische Universitat Munchen, Connollystraße 32, 80809 Munich, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 212:19-31. 2011
    ..Repeated lifting of the same object within a second and third presentation block did not improve the precision of the grip force ..
  26. ncbi Effects of posture on dynamic back loading during a cable lifting task
    Sean Gallagher
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, PA 15236 0070, USA
    Ergonomics 45:380-98. 2002
    This study evaluated spinal loads associated with lifting and hanging heavy mining cable in a variety of postures. This electrical cable can weigh up to 10 kg per metre and is often lifted in restricted spaces in underground coal mines...
  27. ncbi Material evidence: interaction of well-learned priors and sensorimotor memory when lifting objects
    Lee A Baugh
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 108:1262-9. 2012
    Skilled object lifting requires the prediction of object weight. When lifting new objects, such prediction is based on well-learned size-weight and material-density correlations, or priors...
  28. ncbi Living in a material world: how visual cues to material properties affect the way that we lift objects and perceive their weight
    Gavin Buckingham
    Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 102:3111-8. 2009
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to recent debates about the underlying causes of weight-based illusions and the effect of top-down visual cues on perception and action...
  29. ncbi Physical exertion (lifting) and retinal detachment among people with myopia
    Stefano Mattioli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, dell Invecchiamento e Malattie Nefrologiche, Occupational Medicine Unit, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Epidemiology 19:868-71. 2008
    ..People with myopia (near sightedness) are at increased risk for retinal detachment. We explored other factors that may be associated with retinal detachment within this high-risk group...
  30. ncbi The role of back muscle endurance, maximum force, balance and trunk rotation control regarding lifting capacity
    Peter Schenk
    Institute of Hygiene and Applied Physiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Appl Physiol 96:146-56. 2006
    Evaluation of lifting capacity is widely used as a reliable instrument in order to evaluate maximal and safe lifting capacity. This is of importance in regard to planning rehabilitation programs and determining working ability...
  31. ncbi Comparing the results of five lifting analysis tools
    Steven J Russell
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington, 4225 Roosevelt Way NE 100, Campus Box 354695, Seattle, WA 98195 6099, USA
    Appl Ergon 38:91-7. 2007
    The objective of this study was to compare the results of the NIOSH, ACGIH TLV, Snook, 3DSSPP and WA L&I lifting assessment instruments when applied to a uniform task (lifting and lowering milk cases with capacities of 15 and 23l)...
  32. ncbi Joint coordination during whole-body lifting in women with low back pain after pregnancy
    Dianne A Commissaris
    Amsterdam Spine Unit, Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1279-89. 2002
    To quantify differences in the kinematics of lifting between women with low back and/or pelvic pain after pregnancy and women without.
  33. ncbi A neuro-fuzzy model for estimating electromyographical activity of trunk muscles due to manual lifting
    Wookgee Lee
    Department of Industrial Management, Kumoh National University of Technology, 188 Shin Pyung Dong, Kumi, South Korea 730 701
    Ergonomics 46:285-309. 2003
    ..a hybrid neuro-fuzzy system for estimating the magnitude of EMG responses of 10 trunk muscles based on two lifting task variables (trunk velocity and trunk moment) as model inputs...
  34. ncbi The effects of standing, lifting and noise exposure on preterm birth, growth restriction, and perinatal death in healthy low-risk working military women
    Everett F Magann
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216 4505, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 18:155-62. 2005
    The effects of standing, lifting and noise in low-risk, healthy pregnant women are uncertain...
  35. ncbi Evidence for predictive control in lifting series of virtual objects
    Firas Mawase
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 84105, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Exp Brain Res 203:447-52. 2010
    ..Here, we explored the predictive capabilities of the motor system in a simple motor task of lifting a series of virtual objects...
  36. ncbi Isokinetic trunk strength and lifting strength measures. Differences and similarities between low-back-injured and noninjured workers
    P J Mandell
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco Mount Zion Hospital
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 18:2491-501. 1993
    ..Isolated trunk strength and full lifting strength were gauged with isokinetic and isometric methods...
  37. ncbi Factors in breathing maneuvers that affect trunk electromyogram during manual lifting
    Sue May Kang
    Institute of Physical Therapy, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2147-53. 2002
    ..A fully randomized experiment was conducted in a laboratory with a breath-by-breath monitor to control accurately the two factors of breathing maneuvers: breathholding duration and air volume within the thoracic cavity...
  38. pmc Assessment of heat shock protein (HSP60, HSP72, HSP90, and HSC70) expression in cultured limbal stem cells following air lifting
    Marzeih Ebrahimi
    Department of Regenerative Medicine, Royan Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Technology, ACECR, Tehran, Iran
    Mol Vis 16:1680-8. 2010
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  39. ncbi Construct validity of functional capacity evaluation lifting tests in construction workers on sick leave as a result of musculoskeletal disorders
    Vincent Gouttebarge
    Department of Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:302-8. 2009
    To assess the construct (discriminative and convergent) validity of 5 Ergo-Kit (EK) functional capacity evaluation (FCE) lifting tests in construction workers on sick leave as a result of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
  40. ncbi Relative importance of expertise, lifting height and weight lifted on posture and lumbar external loading during a transfer task in manual material handling
    Andre Plamondon
    Institut de recherche Robert Sauve en sante et en securite du travail IRSST, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 3C2
    Ergonomics 55:87-102. 2012
    ..study was to measure the effect size of three important factors in manual material handling, namely expertise, lifting height and weight lifted...
  41. ncbi Biomechanics of changes in lumbar posture in static lifting
    Navid Arjmand
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2637-48. 2005
    In vivo measurements and model studies are combined to investigate the role of lumbar posture in static lifting tasks.
  42. pmc Individual participant data meta-analysis of mechanical workplace risk factors and low back pain
    Lauren E Griffith
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 102:309-18. 2012
    ..We used individual participant data from multiple studies to conduct a comprehensive meta-analysis of mechanical exposures in the workplace and low back pain...
  43. ncbi Brain activity during predictable and unpredictable weight changes when lifting objects
    Christina Schmitz
    Neuropediatric Unit, Deptartment of Women and Child Health, Karolinska Institutet, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Neurophysiol 93:1498-509. 2005
    ..by recording the neural activity during predictable or unpredictable changes in the weight of an object in a lifting task. An unpredictable change in weight leads to erroneous programming of the fingertip forces...
  44. pmc Aging and movement errors when lifting and lowering light loads
    Evangelos A Christou
    Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Age (Dordr) 33:393-407. 2011
    ..5 ± 8.9 years) attempted to match the end position of an index finger movement to a target position when lifting and lowering a light load (10% of the maximum). Visual feedback was provided after each trial...
  45. ncbi Functional capacity evaluation of manual materials handlers: a review
    T Jones
    Ergonomics Research Laboratory, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 25:179-91. 2003
    ..To summarize currently existing research regarding the assessment of functional capacity in low back injured workers...
  46. ncbi Effectiveness of an on-body lifting aid at reducing low back physical demands during an automotive assembly task: assessment of EMG response and user acceptability
    Ryan B Graham
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, 69 Union Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L3N6, Canada
    Appl Ergon 40:936-42. 2009
    ..With slight changes, workers felt that the PLAD could be beneficial at reducing forces and discomfort in similar industrial or manual materials handling tasks that place excessive physical demands on the low back...
  47. ncbi Foot positioning instruction, initial vertical load position and lifting technique: effects on low back loading
    Idsart Kingma
    Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 47:1365-85. 2004
    This study investigated the effects of initial load height and foot placement instruction in four lifting techniques: free, stoop (bending the back), squat (bending the knees) and a modified squat technique (bending the knees and ..
  48. ncbi Implementing a resident lifting system in an extended care hospital. Demonstrating cost-benefit
    Jerry Spiegel
    Institute of Health Promotion Research, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    AAOHN J 50:128-34. 2002
    1. Implemeting mechanical resident lifting equipment in an extended care facility produced a payback from direct savings alone within 4 years...
  49. ncbi Impairment of a cortical event-related desynchronisation during a bimanual load-lifting task in children with autistic disorder
    Joëlle Martineau
    INSERM U 619, Pédopsychiatrie et Neurophysiologie du Développement, CHRU Bretonneau, 2 boulevard Tonnelle, 37044 Tours Cedex 1, France
    Neurosci Lett 367:298-303. 2004
    ..In a previous study based on a load-lifting task, we showed impairment of anticipation in children with autism as evidenced by kinematics and ..
  50. ncbi Can low back loading during lifting be reduced by placing one leg beside the object to be lifted?
    Idsart Kingma
    Institute of Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 86:1091-105. 2006
    b>Lifting technique could, through its effect on low back loading, affect the risk of developing low back pain...
  51. pmc Occupation-related squatting, kneeling, and heavy lifting and the knee joint: a magnetic resonance imaging-based study in men
    Shreyasee Amin
    College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:1645-9. 2008
    We examined the relation between occupational exposures to frequent squatting/kneeling and/or heavy lifting with cartilage morphology, based on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), at the tibiofemoral and patellofemoral joints in men and ..
  52. ncbi Criterion-related validity of functional capacity evaluation lifting tests on future work disability risk and return to work in the construction industry
    V Gouttebarge
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 66:657-63. 2009
    To assess the criterion-related validity of the five Ergo-Kit (EK) functional capacity evaluation (FCE) lifting tests in construction workers on sick leave due to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
  53. pmc The role of physical workload and pain related fear in the development of low back pain in young workers: evidence from the BelCoBack Study; results after one year of follow up
    A Van Nieuwenhuyse
    Department of Public Health, Section of Occupational, Environmental and Insurance Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Occup Environ Med 63:45-52. 2006
    ..To study the influence of work related physical and psychosocial factors and individual characteristics on the occurrence of low back pain among young and pain free workers...
  54. ncbi The effects of obesity on lifting performance
    Xu Xu
    The Ergonomics Laboratory, Edward P Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7906, USA
    Appl Ergon 39:93-8. 2008
    ..The approach pursued in the current study was to evaluate the lifting kinematics and ground reaction forces of a group of 12 subjects -- six with a BMI of less than 25 kg/m(2) (normal ..
  55. ncbi Developmental sequence in the acquisition of anticipation during a new co-ordination in a bimanual load-lifting task in children
    Christina Schmitz
    Laboratoire Développement et Pathologie du Mouvement, CNRS, 31, Chemin J Aiguier, 13402 Marseille Cedex 20, France
    Neurosci Lett 330:215-8. 2002
    ..The improvement occurring at the age of 7 years probably indicates maturation of internal representations, favourable to the faster setting up of operational anticipated control...
  56. ncbi Relationship between disc injury and manual lifting: a poroelastic finite element model study
    R N Natarajan
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Armour Academic Facility, Chicago, IL 60612 3833, USA
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 222:195-207. 2008
    ..failure originates in a lumbar motion segment subjected to loading conditions that are representative of manual lifting is important because it will pave the way for a better formulation of the exposure-injury relationship...
  57. ncbi The effects of anthropometrics, lifting strength, and physical activities in disc degeneration
    Tapio Videman
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1406-13. 2007
    ..A cross-sectional study design was used...
  58. pmc Fingertip force control during bimanual object lifting in hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Bert Steenbergen
    NICI Nijmegen Institute for Cognition and Information, Radboud University Nijmegen, PO Box 9104, 6500 HE, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Exp Brain Res 186:191-201. 2008
    ..The implications of these findings for recent rehabilitative therapies in children with CP that make use of bimanual training are discussed...
  59. ncbi Effectiveness of overhead lifting devices in reducing the risk of injury to care staff in extended care facilities
    C Engst
    Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare in British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6H 3X5, Canada
    Ergonomics 48:187-99. 2005
    ..Staff preferred overhead ceiling lifts to other methods of transfer (manual or floor lifts) when lifting or transferring residents...
  60. pmc Reposition sense of lumbar curvature with flexed and asymmetric lifting postures
    Sara E Wilson
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:513-8. 2003
    ..Reposition sense of lumbar curvature was assessed as a function of trunk flexion, trunk asymmetry, and target lumbar curvature using a repeated-measures design and an active-active proprioception paradigm...
  61. ncbi Opposite perceptual and sensorimotor responses to a size-weight illusion
    Mathew S Grandy
    School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, 6230 South St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3J5, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 95:3887-92. 2006
    ..sequence: the smaller object is consistently reported to feel heavier than the larger object even after repeated lifting attempts...
  62. ncbi The reliability of determining effort level of lifting and carrying in a functional capacity evaluation
    M F Reneman
    University Rehabilitation Center Beatrixoord, Haren, The Netherlands
    Work 18:23-7. 2002
    ..To establish inter- and intra-rater reliability of observations in a functional capacity evaluation...
  63. ncbi Language-induced motor activity in bi-manual object lifting
    Claudia Scorolli
    Department of Communication Disciplines, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 193:43-53. 2009
    ..How specific is this simulation? To address this question, participants listened to sentences referring to the lifting of light or heavy objects (e.g., pillow or chest, respectively)...
  64. pmc Physical capacity in relation to low back, neck, or shoulder pain in a working population
    H H Hamberg-van Reenen
    Research Center Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 63:371-7. 2006
    To investigate the longitudinal relation between physical capacity (isokinetic lifting strength, static endurance of the back, neck, and shoulder muscles, and mobility of the spine) and low back, neck, and shoulder pain.
  65. ncbi Reliability and agreement of 5 Ergo-Kit functional capacity evaluation lifting tests in subjects with low back pain
    Vincent Gouttebarge
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1365-70. 2006
    To assess interrater reliability and agreement of 5 Ergo-Kit functional capacity evaluation lifting tests in subjects with low back pain (LBP).
  66. ncbi Low-back loading in lifting two loads beside the body compared to lifting one load in front of the body
    Gert S Faber
    Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Biomech 42:35-41. 2009
    Low-back load during manual lifting is considered an important risk factor for the occurrence of low-back pain...
  67. ncbi Safe lifting in patients with chronic low back pain: comparing FCE lifting task and Niosh lifting guideline
    Wietske Kuijer
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 16:579-89. 2006
    Both the floor-to-waist lifting task of the Isernhagen Work Systems Functional Capacity Evaluation (IWS FCE) and recommended weight limit (RWL) of the NIOSH produce safe lifting weights and are used world-wide nowadays...
  68. ncbi Current activity guidelines for CABG patients are too restrictive: comparison of the forces exerted on the median sternotomy during a cough vs. lifting activities combined with valsalva maneuver
    R Parker
    Private Consultant, Reno, Nevada, United States
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:190-4. 2008
    ..As the sternotomy repair must withstand repeated coughs during convalescence, this provides a benchmark for the force tending to separate the incision that can be tolerated...
  69. ncbi Dissociable neural mechanisms for determining the perceived heaviness of objects and the predicted weight of objects during lifting: an fMRI investigation of the size-weight illusion
    Philippe A Chouinard
    CIHR Group on Action and Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, London, Ontario, Canada
    Neuroimage 44:200-12. 2009
    In size-weight (SW) illusions, people learn to scale their fingertip forces for lifting small and big objects of equal weight even though they fail to learn perceptually that both objects have the same weight...
  70. ncbi Devastating injuries in healthcare workers: description of the crisis and legislative solution to the epidemic of back injury from patient lifting
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Health System, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:225-41. 2005
    ..In addition, outlined is the proven solution of safe, mechanized, patient lifting, which has been shown to prevent these injuries...
  71. ncbi Test-retest reliability of the Progressive Isoinertial Lifting Evaluation (PILE)
    Hildegunn Lygren
    Department of Physical Therapy, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1070-4. 2005
    ..A repeated measures single group design...
  72. ncbi Knee osteoarthritis: influence of work involving heavy lifting, kneeling, climbing stairs or ladders, or kneeling/squatting combined with heavy lifting
    L K Jensen
    L K Jensen, Department of Occupational Medicine, Regionshospitalet Skive, Resenvej 25, DK 7800 Skive, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 65:72-89. 2008
    ..Systematic searches were made, and epidemiological studies on kneeOA and heavy lifting, kneeling and climbing stairs published in 1966 to 2007 inclusive were reviewed...
  73. ncbi Hip osteoarthritis: influence of work with heavy lifting, climbing stairs or ladders, or combining kneeling/squatting with heavy lifting
    L K Jensen
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Regionshospitalet Skive, Resenvej 25, DK 7800 Skive, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 65:6-19. 2008
    ..Systematic searches were made and epidemiological studies on hip OA and heavy lifting, including farming and construction work and climbing stairs, were reviewed for the period 1966-2007 inclusive...
  74. ncbi The causes of low back pain: a network analysis
    C Campbell
    School of Social Sciences and Law, University of Teesside, Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 3BA, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:409-19. 2005
    ..of the causative factors of low back pain but were able to define four core contributory causes (disc, sciatica, lifting, and injury) and one indirect pathway between lifting and injury...
  75. ncbi Scaling of lifting forces in relation to object size in whole body lifting
    Idsart Kingma
    Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 48:1020-30. 2005
    Subjects prepare for a whole body lifting movement by adjusting their posture and scaling their lifting forces to the expected object weight. The expectancy is based on visual and haptic size cues...
  76. ncbi Role of the primary motor and dorsal premotor cortices in the anticipation of forces during object lifting
    Philippe A Chouinard
    Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4, Canada
    J Neurosci 25:2277-84. 2005
    When lifting small objects, people apply forces that match the expected weight of the object. This expectation relies in part on information acquired during a previous lift and on associating a certain weight with a particular object...
  77. ncbi Analysis of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) using expert ratings of job categories
    Jennifer C D'Souza
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, The University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:37-46. 2008
    ..Few epidemiologic studies have addressed the exposure-response relationships between work activities and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA). This analysis used data from a national survey and ergonomists' ratings to address this issue...
  78. pmc Kinematic cues in perceptual weight judgement and their origins in box lifting
    A F de C Hamilton
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    Psychol Res 71:13-21. 2007
    ..We have manipulated full form videos to obtain precise control of the perceived kinematics of a box lifting action, and use this technique to explore the kinematic cues that affect weight judgment...
  79. ncbi A comparison of two lifting assessment approaches in patients with chronic low back pain
    Remko Soer
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, 30 002, RA, 9750 Haren, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 16:639-46. 2006
    The Progressive Isoinertial Lifting Evaluation (PILE) and the lifting test of the WorkWell Systems Functional Capacity Evaluation (WWS) are well known as lifting performance tests...
  80. ncbi Continuous theta-burst stimulation over the dorsal premotor cortex interferes with associative learning during object lifting
    Dennis A Nowak
    Department of Neurology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Cortex 45:473-82. 2009
    When lifting objects of different mass, humans scale grip force according to the expected mass...
  81. ncbi Lifting a familiar object: visual size analysis, not memory for object weight, scales lift force
    Kelly J Cole
    Department of Integrative Physiology, The University of Iowa, S 501 FH, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Exp Brain Res 188:551-7. 2008
    ..a sensorimotor memory of weight, or a visual size analysis, to predictively set their vertical lift force when lifting a recently handled object...
  82. ncbi Distributing vertical forces between the digits during gripping and lifting: the effects of rotating the hand versus rotating the object
    Barbara M Quaney
    Center on Aging, Kansas University Medical Center, 3599 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Exp Brain Res 155:145-55. 2004
    ..lift after object rotation, confirming previous reports that sensory signals update the memory associated with lifting the object...
  83. ncbi The prediction of safe lifting behavior: an application of the theory of planned behavior
    Stephen E Johnson
    Central Washington University, 2401 33rd Ave SE, Puyallup, WA 98374, USA
    J Safety Res 36:63-73. 2005
    Injuries resulting from lifting are costly, and create significant pain and discomfort. While engineering controls are the most effective means of reducing risks, most organizations continue to rely on manual lifting techniques...
  84. ncbi A review of research on techniques for lifting low-lying objects: 2. Evidence for a correct technique
    Leon M Straker
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Work 20:83-96. 2003
    Teaching 'correct' lifting technique is common, with squat lifting generally recommended. However the available evidence is less clear about which technique should be favoured...
  85. ncbi Relationships among lifting ability, grip force, and return to work
    Leonard N Matheson
    Program in Occupational Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Ave, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Phys Ther 82:249-56. 2002
    ..The relationship between functional capacity evaluation (FCE) data and work disability has not been studied. The validity of FCE testing results in terms of subsequent return to work (RTW) was the focus of this exploratory study...
  86. ncbi Test-retest reliability of lifting and carrying in a 2-day functional capacity evaluation
    M F Reneman
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30002, 9750 RA Haren, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 12:269-75. 2002
    The objectives of this study were to establish test-retest reliability of lifting and carrying of a functional capacity evaluation (FCE) on two consecutive days and to verify the need for a 2-day protocol...
  87. ncbi Shared memory representations for programming of lifting movements and associated whole body postural adjustments in humans
    H Forssberg
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurosci Lett 273:9-12. 1999
    This study examined whether the same memory representation is used for the parametric control of precision lifting and associated postural adjustments (APAs)...
  88. ncbi Spontaneous transitions in the coordination of a whole body task
    R Burgess-Limerick
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 20:549-62. 2001
    ..an example of spontaneous transitions between qualitatively different coordination patterns during a cyclic lifting and lowering task...
  89. ncbi Directionality of anticipatory activation of trunk muscles in a lifting task depends on load knowledge
    J H van Dieen
    Amsterdam Spine Unit, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Exp Brain Res 128:397-404. 1999
    We investigated to what extent subjects base anticipatory activity patterns of trunk muscles before lifting a load on knowledge of the inertial properties of the load...
  90. ncbi Transverse-contour modeling of trunk muscle-distributed forces and spinal loads during lifting and twisting
    J R Davis
    Department of Industrial Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:180-9. 2000
    An electromyography-assisted biomechanical model was developed using electromyographic (surface and in-dwelling) data collected during asymmetric lifting and twisting activities.
  91. ncbi Scaling anticipatory postural adjustments dependent on confidence of load estimation in a bi-manual whole-body lifting task
    H M Toussaint
    Amsterdam Spine Unit, Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, The Netherlands
    Exp Brain Res 120:85-94. 1998
    ..For example, in bi-manual lifting the pick-up of a load causes a forward shift of the centre of mass with consequent disturbance of posture...
  92. ncbi Arm motion and load analysis of sit-to-stand, stand-to-sit, cane walking and lifting
    C Anglin
    Clinical Mechanics Group, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 15:441-8. 2000
    ..To conduct a pilot study to characterize the hand loads, arm joint angles and external moments corresponding to five activities of daily living demanding of the shoulder, for healthy subjects over 50 years of age...
  93. ncbi Mutual-information-based approach for neural connectivity during self-paced finger lifting task
    Chun Chuan Chen
    Department of Medical Research and Education, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hum Brain Mapp 29:265-80. 2008
    ..method to explore the subtle brain neural connectivity by magnetoencephalography (MEG) during a self-paced finger lifting task. Surface electromyogram (sEMG) was obtained from the extensor digitorum communis...
  94. ncbi Effects of a lifting belt on spine moments and muscle recruitments after unexpected sudden loading
    S A Lavender
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1569-78. 2000
    ..Three independent variables were investigated: lifting belt use, preload, and load symmetry.
  95. ncbi Adaptation of center of mass control under microgravity in a whole-body lifting task
    I Kingma
    Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Exp Brain Res 125:35-42. 1999
    ..the dynamics of equilibrium control were studied in four subjects performing two series of seven whole-body lifting movements under microgravity during parabolic flights...
  96. ncbi The effect of fatigue on multijoint kinematics and load sharing during a repetitive lifting test
    P J Sparto
    Biomedical Engineering Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:2647-54. 1997
    STUDY DESIGN: A repetitive lifting test in the sagittal plane was performed with a submaximal load at a maximal lifting rate to understand the effects of fatigue on kinematic and kinetic measures of performance...
  97. ncbi Is coordination of two-joint leg muscles during load lifting consistent with the strategy of minimum fatigue?
    B I Prilutsky
    Department of Health and Performance Sciences, Center for Human Movement Studies, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta 30332 0110, USA
    J Biomech 31:1025-34. 1998
    ..Gastrocnemius and hamstrings had the agonistic action at both joints they cross during load lifting, and their activation and predicted forces increased with increasing flexion knee moments and extension ankle and ..
  98. ncbi Muscle fatigue and fatigue-related biomechanical changes during a cyclic lifting task
    P Bonato
    Neuromuscular Research Center, Boston University, Massachusetts, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1810-20. 2003
    Electromyographic and biomechanical methods were utilized to investigate correlations between indexes of localized muscle fatigue and changes in the kinematics and kinetics of motion during a cyclic lifting task.
  99. ncbi The role of genetics and environment in lifting force and isometric trunk extensor endurance
    Annina Ropponen
    Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Phys Ther 84:608-21. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relative contributions of genetics and unique and common environmental factors for 3 tests of back muscle performance in a classic twin analysis...
  100. ncbi Gasless laparoscopic-assisted ileostomy or colostomy closure using an abdominal wall-lifting device
    M Bossotti
    Department of Surgery, Presidio Sanitario Gradenigo-Ente Autonomo, Corso Regina Margherita 8, 10153 Torino, Italy
    Surg Endosc 15:597-9. 2001
    ..Herein we illustrate the validity of gasless laparoscopically assisted reversal using abdominal wall lifting. METHODS: The operation was performed on 10 patients from February 1997 to May 1999...
  101. ncbi A functional subdivision of hip, abdominal, and back muscles during asymmetric lifting
    L A Danneels
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, Ghent University, Belgium and the Department of Motor Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy, Jan Palfijn Hospital, Gallifort Campus, Antwerp, Belgium
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E114-21. 2001
    An experimental study of muscle recruitment patterns during asymmetric lifting in healthy individuals.

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