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Steven Lavender

  • Associate Professor, Integrated Systems Engineering
  • Associate Professor, Orthopaedics
  • 292 Baker Systems
    1971 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-9980

Chapters

2006

  • Lavender, SA. 2006. "Application of Ergonomics to the Legs." In Fundamentals and assessment tools for occupational ergonomics: The occupational ergonomics handbook, edited by W.S. Marras and W. Karwowski, 29-1 - 29-1.
  • Lavender, SA. 2006. "Training Lifting Techniques." In Interventions, controls, and applications in occupational ergonomics: The occupational ergonomics handbook, edited by W.S. Marras and W. Karwowski, 23-1 - 23-1.
  • Sommerich, CM, Lavender, SA, Asmus, A, Chany, A-M, Parakkat, J., Yang, G. 2006. "Bakery: Cake Decorating Process." In Interventions, controls, and applications in occupational ergonomics: The occupational ergonomics handbook, edited by W.S. Marras and W. Karwowski, 48-1 - 48-1.

2001

  • Lavender, S.A. and Anderson G.B.J.. 2001. "Human Body Positioning Analysis." In International encyclopedia of ergonomics and human factors, 1831-1835 - 1831-1835.

1999

  • Lavender, S.A., Andersson, G.B.J. 1999. "Ergonomic Principles applied to the prevention of injuries to the lower extremity." In CRC Handbook of Industrial Ergonomics, edited by W. Karwowski and W.S. Marras, 883-894 - 883-894.

1997

  • Andersson, G.B.J. and Lavender, S.A.. 1997. "Evaluation of Muscle Function." In The Adult Spine: Principles and Practice, edited by J.W. Frymoyer, 341-380 - 341-380.
  • Lavender, S.A. and Andersson, G.B.J.. 1997. "Job accommodation with respect to the lower extremity." In Musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace: principles and practice, edited by M. Nordin, G.B.J. Andersson, M.M. Pope, D. Leger, 528-535 - 528-535.

1995

  • Lavender, S.A. and Rajulu, S.L.. 1995. "Applications in ergonomics." In Three-dimensional analysis of human movement, edited by P. Allard, I.A.F. Stokes, J.P. Blanchi, 311-326 - 311-326.

Journal Articles

2015

  • 2015, "Hospital Patient Room Design: The Issues Facing 23 Occupational Groups Who Work in Medical/Surgical Patient Rooms." HERD-HEALTH ENVIRONMENTS RESEARCH & DESIGN JOURNAL 8, no. 4,
  • 2015, "Musculoskeletal Discomfort, Physical Demand, and Caregiving Activities in Informal Caregivers." JOURNAL OF APPLIED GERONTOLOGY 34, no. 6,
  • 2015, "Evaluating the physical demands on firefighters using track-type stair descent devices to evacuate mobility-limited occupants from high-rise buildings.." Appl Ergon 46 Pt A,
  • 2015, "Evaluating the physical demands when using sled-type stair descent devices to evacuate mobility-limited occupants from high-rise buildings.." Appl Ergon 50,

2014

  • 2014, "Cumulative Spine Loading and Clinically Meaningful Declines in Low-Back Function." HUMAN FACTORS 56, no. 1,
  • 2014, "Physiological and biomechanical responses to a prolonged repetitive asymmetric lifting activity.." Ergonomics 57, no. 4,
  • 2014, "Are Workers Who Leave a Job Exposed to Similar Physical Demands as Workers Who Develop Clinically Meaningful Declines in Low-Back Function?." HUMAN FACTORS 56, no. 1,
  • 2014, "Effects of transfer distance on spine kinematics for de-palletizing tasks.." J Occup Environ Hyg 11, no. 1,
  • Marras, W.S. Ferguson, S.A., Lavender, S.A., Splittstoesser, R.E., Yang, G., 2014, "Cumulative spine loading and clinical meaningful declines in low back function." Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 56, 29 - 43.
  • 2014, "Evaluating the physical demands on firefighters using hand-carried stair descent devices to evacuate mobility-limited occupants from high-rise buildings.." Appl Ergon 45, no. 3,
  • Lavender, S.A., Hedman, G.E., Mehta, J.P., Reichelt, P.A., Conrad, K.M., Park, S., 2014, "Evaluating the Physical Demands on Firefighters Using Hand-Carried Stair Descent Devices to Evacuate Mobility-Limited Occupants from High-Rise Buildings." Applied Ergonomics 45, 389 - 397.
  • Mehta, J.P., Lavender, S.A., Jagacinski, R.J., 2014, "Physiological and biomechanical responses to a prolonged repetitive asymmetric lifting activity.." Ergonomics 57, 575 - 588.
  • 2014, "The effects of transfer distance on spine kinematics when placing boxes at different heights.." Appl Ergon 45, no. 4,
  • Kim, T.H., Mehta, J.P., Weiler, M.R., Lavender, S.A., 2014, "The effects of transfer distance on spine kinematics when placing boxes at different heights." Applied Ergonomics 45, 936 - 942.

2013

  • Yen,Wei-Ting; Flinn,Sharon,R; Sommerich,Carolyn,M; Lavender,Steven,A; Sanders,Elizabeth,BN, 2013, "Preference of lid design characteristics by older adults with limited hand function." JOURNAL OF HAND THERAPY 26, no. 3, 261-271 - 261-271.
  • 2013, "A structural equation modelling approach to predicting adoption of a patient-handling intervention developed for EMS providers.." Ergonomics 56, no. 11,
  • Lavender, S.A., Mehta, J.P., Allread, W.G., 2013, "Comparisons of Tibial Shock When Walking on Four Different Flooring Surface Materials Used in Distribution Centers." Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting N/A, 962-966 - 962-966.
  • Lavender,Steven,A; Mehta,Jay,P; Allread,W,Gary, 2013, "Comparisons of tibial accelerations when walking on a wood composite vs. a concrete mezzanine surface." APPLIED ERGONOMICS 44, no. 5, 824-827 - 824-827.
  • 2013, "Biomechanical evaluation of the Eco-Pick lift assist: A device designed to facilitate product selection tasks in distribution centers." APPLIED ERGONOMICS 44, no. 2,
  • Flinn, S.R., Sanders, E.B-N, Yen, W.T., Sommerich, C. M., Lavender, S.A., 2013, "Empowering persons with osteoarthritis through hands-on fabrication of adaptive equipment." Occupational Therapy International 20, 163 - 172.
  • Flinn, S.R., Sanders, E.B-N, Yen, W.T., Sommerich, C. M., Lavender, S.A., 2013, "Empowering persons with osteoarthritis through hands-on fabrication of adaptive equipment." Occupational Therapy International 20, 163-172 - 163-172.

2012

  • Sommerich,Carolyn,M; Lavender,Steven,A; Umar,Radin,Zaid Radin; Le,Peter; Mehta,Jay; Ko,Pei-Ling; Farfan,Rafael; Dutt,Mohini; Park,Sanghyun, 2012, "A biomechanical and subjective assessment and comparison of three ambulance cot design configurations." ERGONOMICS 55, no. 11, 1350-1361 - 1350-1361.
  • Weiler,Monica,R; Lavender,Steven,A; Crawford,J,Mac; Reichelt,Paul,A; Conrad,Karen,M; Browne,Michael,W, 2012, "Identification of factors that affect the adoption of an ergonomic intervention among Emergency Medical Service workers.." Ergonomics 55, no. 11, 1362-1372 - 1362-1372.
  • 2012, "Identification of factors that affect the adoption of an ergonomic intervention among Emergency Medical Service workers.." Ergonomics 55, no. 11,
  • Czuba,Laura,Rae; Sommerich,Carolyn,M; Lavender,Steven,A, 2012, "Ergonomic and safety risk factors in home health care: Exploration and assessment of alternative interventions." WORK-A JOURNAL OF PREVENTION ASSESSMENT & REHABILITATION 42, no. 3, 341-353 - 341-353.
  • Lavender,Steven,A; Marras,William,S; Ferguson,Sue,A; Splittstoesser,Riley,E; Yang,Gang, 2012, "Developing Physical Exposure-Based Back Injury Risk Models Applicable to Manual Handling Jobs in Distribution Centers." JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HYGIENE 9, no. 7, 450-459 - 450-459.

2011

  • 2011, "Age-related differences in the rhythmic structure of the golf swing.." J Mot Behav 43, no. 6,

2010

  • Marras,William,S; Lavender,Steven,A; Ferguson,Sue,A; Splittstoesser,Riley,E; Yang,Gang, 2010, "Quantitative Dynamic Measures of Physical Exposure Predict Low Back Functional Impairment." SPINE 35, no. 8, 914-923 - 914-923.
  • Marras,William,S; Lavender,Steven,A; Ferguson,Sue,A; Splittstoesser,Riley,E; Yang,Gang, 2010, "Quantitative biomechanical workplace exposure measures: Distribution centers." JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY 20, no. 5, 813-822 - 813-822.
  • Marras,William,S; Lavender,Steven,A; Ferguson,Sue,A; Splittstoesser,Riley,E; Yang,Gang; Schabo,Pete, 2010, "Instrumentation for measuring dynamic spinal load moment exposures in the workplace." JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY 20, no. 1, 1-9 - 1-9.

2009

  • 2009, "Managing the rhythmic complexity of hitting a golf ball.." J Mot Behav 41, no. 5,
  • 2009, "Does the asymmetry multiplier in the 1991 NIOSH lifting equation adequately control the biomechanical loading of the spine?." Ergonomics 52, no. 1,

2008

  • 2008, "Effects of fear of movement on spine velocity and acceleration after recovery from low back pain.." Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33, no. 5,
  • 2008, "Designing ergonomic interventions for EMS workers: concept generation of patient-handling devices.." Appl Ergon 39, no. 6,
  • Natarajan,R,N; Williams,J,R; Lavender,S,A; An,H,S; Andersson,G,B, 2008, "Relationship between disc injury and manual lifting: a poroelastic finite element model study." PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART H-JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE 222, no. H2, 195-207 - 195-207.
  • 2008, "Relationship between disc injury and manual lifting: A poroelastic finite element model study." Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine 222, no. 2,
  • 2008, "Biomechanical response of a lumbar intervertebral disc to manual lifting activities: a poroelastic finite element model study.." Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33, no. 18,
  • Natarajan, R.N. Williams, J.R., Lavender, S.A., An, H.S., Andersson, G.B.J., 2008, "Relationship between disc injury and manual lifting - a poroelastic finite element model study." Journal of Engineering in Medicine 222, no. H, 195-207 - 195-207.

2007

  • 2007, "Designing ergonomic interventions for EMS workers - part II: lateral transfers.." Appl Ergon 38, no. 2,
  • Natarajan,R,N; Williams,J,R; Lavender,S,A; Andersson,G,BJ, 2007, "Poro-elastic finite element model to predict the failure progression in a lumbar disc due to cyclic loading." COMPUTERS & STRUCTURES 85, no. 11-14, 1142-1151 - 1142-1151.
  • Sommerich,Carolyn,M; Lavender,Steven,A; Buford,John,A; Banks,Jacob,J; Korkmaz,Sahika,Vatan; Pease,William,S, 2007, "Towards development of a nonhuman primate model of carpal tunnel syndrome: Performance of a voluntary, repetitive pinching task induces median mononeuropathy in Macaca fascicularis." Journal of Orthopaedic Research 25, no. 6, 713-724 - 713-724.
  • 2007, "Can a new behaviorally oriented training process to improve lifting technique prevent occupationally related back injuries due to lifting?." Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32, no. 4,
  • 2007, "Designing ergonomic interventions for emergency medical services workers--part III: Bed to stairchair transfers.." Appl Ergon 38, no. 5,
  • 2007, "Participation in occupational health longitudinal studies: predictors of missed visits and dropouts.." Ann Epidemiol 17, no. 1,
  • 2007, "Are back supports plus education more effective than education alone in promoting recovery from low back pain?: Results from a randomized clinical trial.." Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32, no. 19,
  • 2007, "Poro-elastic finite element model to predict the failure progression in a lumbar disc due to cyclic loading." Computers and Structures 85, no. 11-14,
  • Splittstoesser,Riley,E; Yang,Gang; Knapik,Greg,G; Trippany,David,R; Hoyle,Jeff,A; Lahoti,Parul; Korkmaz,Sahika,Vatan; Sommerich,Carolyn,M; Lavender,Steven,A; Marras,William,S, 2007, "Spinal loading during manual materials handling in a kneeling posture." Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 17, no. 1, 25-34 - 25-34.
  • Banks,Jacob,J; Lavender,Steven,A; Buford,John,A; Sommerich,Carolyn,M, 2007, "Measuring pad-pad pinch strength in a non-human primate: Macaca fascicularis." Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 17, no. 6, 725-730 - 725-730.
  • 2007, "Designing ergonomic interventions for EMS workers, Part I: transporting patients down the stairs.." Appl Ergon 38, no. 1,

2006

  • Korkmaz,S,V; Hoyle,J,A; Knapik,G,G; Splittstoesser,R,E; Yang,G; Trippany,D,R; Lahoti,P; Sommerich,C,M; Lavender,S,A; Marras,W,S, 2006, "Baggage handling in an airplane cargo hold: An ergonomic intervention study." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS 36, no. 4, 301-312 - 301-312.
  • 2006, "Risk factors for recurrent episodes of work-related low back disorders in an industrial population.." Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31, no. 7,
  • 2006, "Spine loading as a function of lift frequency, exposure duration, and work experience.." Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21, no. 4,
  • 2006, "Baggage handling in an airplane cargo hold: An ergonomic intervention study." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS 36, no. 4,
  • Lavender,S,A; Oleske,D,M; Andersson,G,BJ; Kwasny,M,JMorrissey, 2006, "Low-back disorder risk in automotive parts distribution." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS 36, no. 9, 755-760 - 755-760.

2004

  • 2004, "Factors affecting recovery from work-related, low back disorders in autoworkers.." Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85, no. 8,

2003

  • Lavender,S,A; Andersson,G,BJ; Schipplein,O,D; Fuentes,H,J, 2003, "The effects of initial lifting height, load magnitude, and lifting speed on the peak dynamic L5/S1 moments." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS 31, no. 1, 51-59 - 51-59.

2002

  • Lavender, S.A., Marras, W.S., Sabol, R.J., 2002, "Mexican anthropometric data for workstation design." American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 63, 300-304 - 300-304.
  • Lorenz, E.P., Lavender, S.A. Andersson, G.B.J., 2002, "The effectiveness of specific techniques taught in the lift training process." Physiotherapy Theory & Practice 18, 175-191 - 175-191.
  • Radwin, R.G., Marras, W.S. and Lavender, S.A., 2002, "Biomechanical aspects of work related musculoskeltal disorders." Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Systems 2, 153-217 - 153-217.
  • Lavender, S.A., Lorenz, E., Andersson, G.B.J., 2002, "Does training on lifting techniques adversely affect case handling times?." Professional Safety 12, 30-35 - 30-35.

2001

  • Chen, B., Lavender, S., Andersson, G.B.J., 2001, "The magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbar spine in out-patients with low back pain." Journal of Musculoskeletal Research 5, 261-267 - 261-267.

2000

  • 2000, "Biomechanical analyses of paramedics simulating frequently performed strenuous work tasks.." Appl Ergon 31, no. 2,
  • 2000, "Postural analysis of paramedics simulating frequently performed strenuous work tasks.." Appl Ergon 31, no. 1,
  • 2000, "Initiating an ergonomic analysis. A process for jobs with highly variable tasks.." AAOHN J 48, no. 9,
  • 2000, "Effects of a lifting belt on spine moments and muscle recruitments after unexpected sudden loading.." Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25, no. 12,
  • 2000, "Association between recovery outcomes for work-related low back disorders and personal, family, and work factors.." Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25, no. 10,

1999

  • 1999, "Effect of lifting belts on trunk muscle activation during a suddenly applied load.." Hum Factors 41, no. 4,
  • Lavender,S,A; Oleske,D,M; Nicholson,L; Andersson,G,BJ; Hahn,J, 1999, "Comparison of five methods used to determine low back disorder risk in a manufacturing environment." SPINE 24, no. 14, 1441-1448 - 1441-1448.
  • 1999, "The effects of lifting speed on the peak external forward bending, lateral bending, and twisting spine moments.." Ergonomics 42, no. 1,
  • 1999, "Preventing back injuries." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NURSING 99, no. 5,

1998

  • 1998, "Trunk kinematics and trunk muscle activity during a rapidly applied load.." J Electromyogr Kinesiol 8, no. 4,
  • Lavender, S.A., Chen, S.H., Li, Y.C., Andersson, G.B.J., 1998, "The effectiveness of a lifting belt in reducing muscle loading of the spine during maximal and submaximal pulling tasks on slippery and non-slippery surfaces." Human Factors 40, 159-172 - 159-172.
  • Andersson, G.B.J. and Lavender, S.A., 1998, "The function of the trunk muscles in health and with low back pain." Seminars in Spine Surgery 10, 161-171 - 161-171.

1995

  • Lavender, S.A., Kenyeri, R., 1995, "Lifting belts: A psychophysical analysis." Ergonomics 38, 1723-1727 - 1723-1727.
  • Marras, W.S., Lavender, S.A., Leurgans, S.E., Fathallah, F.A., Ferguson, S.A., Allread, W.G., Rajulu, S.L., 1995, "Trunk motion and occupationally related low back disorder risk." Ergonomics 38, 377-410 - 377-410.
  • 1995, "Variance in the measurement of sagittal lumbar spine range of motion among examiners, subjects, and instruments.." Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20, no. 13,
  • McNeil, T.W., Andersson, G.B.J., Schell, B., Sinkora, G., Nelson, J., Lavender, S.A., 1995, "Epidural administration of Methylprednisolone and morphine for pain a spinal operation." J. of Bone and Joint Surgery 77A, 1814-1818 - 1814-1818.
  • Lavender,S,A; KENYERI,R, 1995, "LIFTING BELTS - A PSYCHOPHYSICAL ANALYSIS." ERGONOMICS 38, no. 9, 1723-1727 - 1723-1727.
  • 1995, "The effects of a temporal warning signal on the biomechanical preparations for sudden loading.." J Electromyogr Kinesiol 5, no. 1,
  • 1995, "The influence of initial horizontal weight placement on the loads at the lumbar spine while lifting.." Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20, no. 17,
  • 1995, "The effects of lateral trunk bending on muscle recruitments when resisting nonsagittally symmetric bending moments.." Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20, no. 2,
  • 1995, "Effect of lifting belts, foot movement, and lift asymmetry on trunk motions.." Hum Factors 37, no. 4,

1994

  • Lavender,S; TRAFIMOW,J; Andersson,G,BJ; MAYER,R,S; Chen,I,H, 1994, "TRUNK MUSCLE ACTIVATION - THE EFFECTS OF TORSO FLEXION, MOMENT DIRECTION, AND MOMENT MAGNITUDE." SPINE 19, no. 7, 771-778 - 771-778.
  • 1994, "The use of turnover rate as a passive surveillance indicator for potential low back disorders.." Ergonomics 37, no. 6,
  • 1994, "EVALUATION OF MUSCLE FORCE PREDICTION MODELS OF THE LUMBAR TRUNK USING SURFACE ELECTROMYOGRAPHY." JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH 12, no. 5,

1993

  • 1993, "The development of response strategies in preparation for sudden loading to the torso.." Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 18, no. 14,
  • Marras,W,S; Lavender,S,A; Leurgans,S,E; Rajulu,S,L; Allread,W,G; Fathallah,F,A; Ferguson,S,A, 1993, "THE ROLE OF DYNAMIC 3-DIMENSIONAL TRUNK MOTION IN OCCUPATIONALLY-RELATED LOW-BACK DISORDERS - THE EFFECTS OF WORKPLACE FACTORS, TRUNK POSITION, AND TRUNK MOTION CHARACTERISTICS ON RISK OF INJURY." Spine 18, no. 5, 617-628 - 617-628.
  • 1993, "Trunk muscle activation and cocontraction while resisting applied moments in a twisted posture.." Ergonomics 36, no. 10,
  • Lavender, S.A., Andersson, G.B.J., 1993, "Ergonomic principles applied to the lumbar spine." J. of Disability 3, 1-15 - 1-15.

1992

  • 1992, "Trunk muscle cocontraction: the effects of moment direction and moment magnitude.." J Orthop Res 10, no. 5,
  • 1992, "COACTIVATION OF THE TRUNK MUSCLES DURING ASYMMETRIC LOADING OF THE TORSO." HUMAN FACTORS 34, no. 2,

1991

  • 1991, "The effects of method of use, tool design, and roof height on trunk muscle activities during underground scaling bar use.." Ergonomics 34, no. 2,

1990

  • 1990, "An electromyographic analysis of an ergonomic intervention with the jackleg drill.." Appl Ergon 21, no. 2,

1989

  • Lavender,S,A; Mirka,G,A; SCHOENMARKLIN,R,W; Sommerich,C,M; SUDHAKAR,L,R; Marras,W,S, 1989, "THE EFFECTS OF PREVIEW AND TASK SYMMETRY ON TRUNK MUSCLE RESPONSE TO SUDDEN LOADING." HUMAN FACTORS 31, no. 1, 101-115 - 101-115.

1988

  • 1988, "RISKS OF HAND TOOL INJURY IN UNITED-STATES UNDERGROUND MINING FROM 1978 THROUGH 1983 .2. METAL-NONMETAL MINING." JOURNAL OF SAFETY RESEARCH 19, no. 3,
  • 1988, "RISKS OF HAND TOOL INJURY IN UNITED-STATES UNDERGROUND MINING FROM 1978 THROUGH 1983 .1. COAL MINING." JOURNAL OF SAFETY RESEARCH 19, no. 2,

1987

  • 1987, "Trunk loading and expectation.." Ergonomics 30, no. 3,

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  • Mehta, J.P., Lavender, S.A., "Exploring Fatigue related Behavioral and Motor Coordination changes associated with Asymmetric Repetitive Lifting Activity." Ergonomics
  • Darragh, A.R., Sommerich, C., Lavender, S., Tanner, K.B., Vogel, K., Campo, M., "Musculoskeletal Discomfort, Physical Demand and Caregiving Activities in Informal Caregivers." Journal of Applied Gerontology

Presentations

  • "An Aggressive Training Intervention Designed to Reduce Low Back Stress During Manual Material Handling." 2000, Presented at BEACON symposium: Advances in Biodynamics and Ergonomics, Improving health and human performance and identifying opportunities for technology transfer,
  • "Does training on lifting techniques adversely affect case handling times?." 2002, Presented at American Society of Safety Engineers Monthly Meeting, Chicago,
  • "Reducing musculoskeletal injuries in the fire service: A program of participatory research.." 2004, Presented at University of Michigan’s Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering NORA seminar series,, Ann Arbor,
  • "Understanding Low Back Pain." 2005, Presented at Honda Environmental & Safety/Ergonomics Supplier Symposium, Cincinnati,
  • "Teaming Management and Employees to Identify and Address Ergonomics Issues That Matter in Distribution Centers." 2011, Presented at Promat 2011,
  • "Distribution Center Ergonomics: Assessing Back Injury Risk and Developing Interventions." 2011, Presented at 2011 Ohio Safety Congress,
  • "Addressing the Patient Handling Needs of Imaging Technologists." 2011, Presented at The 11th Annual Safe Patient Handling and Movement Conference,
  • "Applying an Ergonomics Approach (for lifting and moving) to EMS Providers." 2012, Presented at 2012 Local Heros Conference,
  • "Distribution Center Ergonomics: Developing Interventions to Prevent Back Injuries." 2012, Presented at IIE Annual Conference and Expo,
  • "Stair Descent Devices: An Ergonomic Evaluation of Evacuation Equipment Used by Firefighters.." 2012, Presented at National Fire Protection Association annual meeting,
  • "Baggage handing in an airplane cargo hold: An ergonomic intervention study.." 2012, Presented at International Aircraft Expo, International Aircraft Equipment Manufacturers Association,
  • "A comparison of the physical demands experienced when using different sled-type emergency stair descent devices that could be used for hospital healthcare facility evacuations." 2013, Presented at HFES 2013 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Advancing the cause,
  • "Distribution Center Ergonomics: Assessing Back Injury Risk and Developing Interventions." 2013, Presented at 2013 Ohio Safety Congress,
  • "Designing Hospital Patent Rooms to Meet the Ergonomic Needs of Occupational Stakeholders." 2014, Presented at Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Advancing the cause,
  • "Bringing Ergonomics to Distribution Centers." 2014, Presented at MODEX Show,
  • "Trunk muscle co contraction in twisted trunk postures." 1992, Presented at Industrial Engineering Research Conference,
  • "Dynamic 3-Dimensional Trunk Motion in Occupational Low Back Disorders." 1993, Presented at Preventitive Medicine Grand Rounds, Chicago,
  • "Preventing Back Injuries." 1994, Presented at IIE Chapter 180 Divsional Meeting, Chicago,
  • "Ergonomics." 1995, Presented at IIE Chapter 180 Divsional Meeting, Chicago,
  • "Baggage Handling in an Aircraft Cargo Hold: The Potential for Ergonomic Interventions." 2005, Presented at American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo, Anaheim,
  • "Ergonomic Interventions aimed at EMS workers." 2005, Presented at Ergonomic Interventions and Research: Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders in Healthcare, Construction, and Other Industries, Berkley,
  • "Development of a New Technique for Assessing Back Disorder Risk in Distribution Work." 2006, Presented at Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, San Francisco,
  • "Ergonomic in the Workforce." 2006, Presented at OSU/OSHA Safety Day,
  • "Distribution Center Ergonomics: Assessing Back Injury Risk and Developing Interventions." 2012, Presented at MODEX,
  • "Controlling Musculoskeletal Risk in Distribution Centers." 2012, Presented at 2012 Ohio Safety Congress,
  • "Enabling people to work smarter, Not Harder: Incorporating ergonomic principles into material handing systems." 2013, Presented at Material Handling Teachers Institute,
  • "How Can we Evacuate Individuals with Disabilities from High Rise Buildings Safely and Efficiently?." 2013, Presented at Invited seminar lecture, Industrial & Systems Engineering,,
  • "Applied Ergonomics Tools: The Ergonomist’s Wish List." 2014, Presented at The 17th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference,
  • "Stair Descent Device Performance: Current Research and Standards Efforts." 2014, Presented at FEMA Getting Real II: Promising practices in inclusive emergency management for the whole community.,
  • "The Role of Back Belts in the Prevention of Low Back Pain." 1997, Presented at Current Topics in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI,
  • "Measuring hazards in your workplace." 1997, Presented at Practical applications in ergonomics today, Chicago,
  • "The effects of sudden loads on low back tissues." 1998, Presented at University of Michigan Industrial Engieering Seminar Series, Ann Arbor,
  • "Back Belt Efficacy: NIOSH Laboratory and Epidemiologic Studies." 1999, Presented at American Public Health Association, Annual Meeting,
  • "High Risk Patient Handling Tasks for EMTs." 2008, Presented at 8th Annual Safe Patient Handling and Movement Conference,
  • "Safe Transporting of Patients Down Stairs: Solutions for EMS." 2009, Presented at 9th Annual Safe Patient Handling and Movement Conference,
  • "Imaging Technologists: Patient Handling Needs and Interventions." 2012, Presented at The 12th Annual Safe Patient Handling and Movement Conference,
  • "Care Activities that Place Family Caregivers at Risk." 2012, Presented at The 12th Annual Safe Patient Handling and Movement Conference,
  • "Participatory ergonomics applied to radiographers work." 2013, Presented at HFES 2013 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Advancing the cause,
  • "Ergonomic Evaluation of Stair Descent Devices used for the Evacuation of High Rise Buildings." 2013, Presented at National Fire Protection Association annual meeting,
  • "Load and go with Ergo, How do we train this?." 2013, Presented at 5th Annual Instructor Development Symposium: Instruments for Instructional Improvement,
  • "xlii. Preventing Injuries That Result From Lifting: Taking the Science Behind Spine Biomechanics Into Industry." 2000, Presented at American Society of Biomechanic, Chicago,
  • "Sudden Loading: What We Know About Minimizing Injury Potential." 2000, Presented at International seminar for scientists with interest and experience in Low Back Pain among workers in the health care sector, Copenhagen, DK|DNK
  • "Lifting Techniques for First Responders." 2005, Presented at Ohio Safety Congress and Expo,
  • "Does training on lifting techniques adversely affect case handling times?." 2002,
  • "Understanding Low Back Pain." 2005,
  • "Teaming Management and Employees to Identify and Address Ergonomics Issues That Matter in Distribution Centers." 2011,
  • "Distribution Center Ergonomics: Assessing Back Injury Risk and Developing Interventions." 2011,
  • "Addressing the Patient Handling Needs of Imaging Technologists." 2011,
  • "Applying an Ergonomics Approach (for lifting and moving) to EMS Providers." 2012,
  • "Distribution Center Ergonomics: Developing Interventions to Prevent Back Injuries." 2012,
  • "Stair Descent Devices: An Ergonomic Evaluation of Evacuation Equipment Used by Firefighters.." 2012,
  • "Reducing musculoskeletal injuries in the fire service: A program of participatory research.." 2004,
  • "A comparison of the physical demands experienced when using different sled-type emergency stair descent devices that could be used for hospital healthcare facility evacuations." 2013,
  • "Distribution Center Ergonomics: Assessing Back Injury Risk and Developing Interventions." 2013,
  • "Designing Hospital Patent Rooms to Meet the Ergonomic Needs of Occupational Stakeholders." 2014,
  • "Bringing Ergonomics to Distribution Centers." 2014,
  • "Trunk muscle co contraction in twisted trunk postures." 1992,
  • "Dynamic 3-Dimensional Trunk Motion in Occupational Low Back Disorders." 1993,
  • "Ergonomics."
  • "Baggage Handling in an Aircraft Cargo Hold: The Potential for Ergonomic Interventions." 2005,
  • "Ergonomic Interventions aimed at EMS workers." 2005,
  • "Development of a New Technique for Assessing Back Disorder Risk in Distribution Work." 2006,
  • "Ergonomic in the Workforce." 2006,
  • "Distribution Center Ergonomics: Assessing Back Injury Risk and Developing Interventions." 2012,
  • "Controlling Musculoskeletal Risk in Distribution Centers." 2012,
  • "Enabling people to work smarter, Not Harder: Incorporating ergonomic principles into material handing systems." 2013,
  • "How Can we Evacuate Individuals with Disabilities from High Rise Buildings Safely and Efficiently?." 2013,
  • "Applied Ergonomics Tools: The Ergonomist’s Wish List." 2014,
  • "Stair Descent Device Performance: Current Research and Standards Efforts." 2014,
  • "The Role of Back Belts in the Prevention of Low Back Pain." 1997,
  • "Measuring hazards in your workplace." 1997,
  • "The effects of sudden loads on low back tissues." 1998,
  • "Back Belt Efficacy: NIOSH Laboratory and Epidemiologic Studies." 1999,
  • "High Risk Patient Handling Tasks for EMTs." 2008,
  • "Safe Transporting of Patients Down Stairs: Solutions for EMS." 2009,
  • "Imaging Technologists: Patient Handling Needs and Interventions." 2012,
  • "Care Activities that Place Family Caregivers at Risk." 2012,
  • "Participatory ergonomics applied to radiographers work." 2013,
  • "Ergonomic Evaluation of Stair Descent Devices used for the Evacuation of High Rise Buildings." 2013,
  • "Load and go with Ergo, How do we train this?." 2013,
  • "xlii. Preventing Injuries That Result From Lifting: Taking the Science Behind Spine Biomechanics Into Industry." 2000,
  • "Sudden Loading: What We Know About Minimizing Injury Potential." 2000,
  • "Lifting Techniques for First Responders." 2005,
  • "An Aggressive Training Intervention Designed to Reduce Low Back Stress During Manual Material Handling." 2000,

Papers in Proceedings

2013

  • Lavender, S.A., Mehta, J.P., Hedman, G.E., Park, S., Reichelt, P.A., Conrad, K.M. "An Ergonomic Evaluation of Hand-Carried, Track-Type, and Sled-Type Stair Descent Devices Used for High Rise Building Evacuation." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting." (1 2013). 976-980 - 976-980.
  • "Powered ambulance cots: Effects of design differences on muscle activity and subjective perceptions of operators." (12 2013).
  • Lavender, S.A., Mehta, J.P., Allread, W.G. "Comparisons of Tibial Shock When Walking on Four Different Flooring Surface Materials Used in Distribution Centers." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting." (1 2013). 962-966 - 962-966.
  • Yen, W.T., Sommerich, C., Lavender, S., Flinn, S., Sanders E. "Product Physical Interface Design Characteristics for Older Adults with Hand Use Limitations: Laboratory Study." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting." (1 2013). 96-100 - 96-100.

2012

  • Lavender, S., Mehta, J, Park, S., Hedman, G., Reichelt, P., Conrad, K. "Ergonomic evaluation of manually carried and track-type stair descent devices used for the evacuation of high rise buildings." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the 5th Human Behaviour in Fires International Symposium." (1 2012). 340-345 - 340-345.
  • Lavender, S.A., Mehta, J.P., Hedman, G.E., Park, S., Reichelt, P.A., Conrad, K.M. "Ergonomic evaluation of track-type stair descent devices used for evacuation of high rise buildings." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 56th Annual Meeting." (1 2012). 1211-1212 - 1211-1212.

2011

  • Mehta, J.P., Kim, T.H., Lavender, S.A. "Can twisting and lateral bending motions be controlled through adjustments to transfer distance when boxes are lifted from varying heights?." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 55th Annual Meeting." (1 2011). 1022-1024 - 1022-1024.
  • Sommerich, C.M., Lavender, S., Sanders, E., Evans, K., Joines, S., Yen, W.T., Lamar, Umar, R.Z.R. "Participatory ergonomics applied to sonographers work." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 55th Annual Meeting." (1 2011). 1067-1070 - 1067-1070.
  • Lavender, S.A., Ko, P.L., Sommerich, C.M. "Biomechanical evaluation of the Eco-Pick Lift Assist: Could this device potentially prevent back and shoulder injuries in people doing pick-to-pallet jobs in distribution centers?." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 55th Annual Meeting." (1 2011). 971-974 - 971-974.
  • Yen, W.T., Sommerich, C., Lavender, S., Flinn, S., Sanders, E. "Product physical interface design characteristics for older adults with hand use limitations: Exploration of users’ experiences." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 55th Annual Meeting." (1 2011). 182-186 - 182-186.
  • Umar, R,Z.R., Sommerich, C., Evans, K., Lavender, S., Sanders, E., Yen, W.T., Joines, S., Lamar, S. "Ergonomic interventional design of an articulating arm for echocardiography application: front-end design and pilot study." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 55th Annual Meeting." (1 2011). 980-983 - 980-983.
  • Johnson, M., Lavender, S.A., Crawford, J.M., Reichelt, P.A., Conrad, K.M. "Identification of factors that affect the adoption of ergonomic interventions among EMS workers." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 55th Annual Meeting." (1 2011). 1057-1061 - 1057-1061.

2010

  • Sommerich, C.M., Lavender, S.A., Sanders, E., Lamar, S., Evans, K., Joines, S., Yen, W.T. "Participatory ergonomics applied to mammographers’ work." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 54th Annual Meeting." (1 2010). 1210-1213 - 1210-1213.
  • Johnson, M.R., Lavender, S.A., Crawford, J.M., Reichelt, P.A., Fernandez, A.R. "Understanding factors that affect the adoption of ergonomic interventions among EMS workers." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 54th Annual Meeting." (1 2010). 1234-1238 - 1234-1238.
  • "Developing ergonomic interventions to reduce musculoskeletal disorders in grocery distribution centers." (12 2010).

2009

  • "Application of a participatory methodology for investigating Personal Fall Arrest System (PFAS) usage in the construction industry." (12 2009).
  • Marras, W.S., Lavender, S.A., Ferguson, S.A., Splittstoesser, R.E., Yang, G. "Dynamic load moment exposure and spine function impairment." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 53rd Annual Meeting." (1 2009). 879-881 - 879-881.
  • Lavender, S.A., Johnson, M. "What transfer distance minimizes the spine twisting and side bending moments?." JOURNAL: "Innovations Revealed: Industrial Engineering Research Conference." (1 2009). N/A - N/A.

2008

  • Jagacinski, R.J., Kim, T.H., Lavender, S.A. "Rhythmic force patterns in the golf swing." JOURNAL: "Science and Golf V: Proceedings of the world scientific congress of golf." (1 2008). 82-88 - 82-88.
  • "A pilot test of Participatory Ergonomics and Technology teams among high school teachers." (12 2008).

2007

  • Lavender SA, Marras W, Ferguson SA, Splittstoesser R, Yang R, Schabo P. "Quantifying load moment exposure in distribution center work.." in PREMUS 2007. (1 2007).
  • Ferguon SA, Marras WS, Lavender SA, Splittstoesser RE, Yang G, Schabo PA "Differences between lifting and lowering manual material handling tasks in distribution centers.." in Proceedings of The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 51st Annual Meeting. (1 2007). 943 - 946.
  • Lavender SA, Marras W, Ferguson SA, Splittstoesser R, Yang R, Schabo P. "Quantifying load moment exposure in distribution center work.." in PREMUS 2007. (1 2007).
  • Splittstoesser RE, Korkmaz SV, Sommerich CM, Lavender SA "A comparison of computer workstation adjustments made by users following web-based instructions and those of an ergonomics professional.." in Proceedings of The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 51st Annual Meeting. (1 2007). 879 - 883.
  • Splittstoesser RE, Korkmaz SV, Sommerich CM, Lavender SA "A comparison of computer workstation adjustments made by users following web-based instructions and those of an ergonomics professional.." in Proceedings of The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 51st Annual Meeting. (1 2007). 879-883 - 879-883.
  • Ferguson, S.A., Marras, W.S., Lavender, S.A., Splittstoesser, R.E., Yang, G., Schabo, P.A. "Differences between lifting and lowering manual material handling tasks in distribution centers." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 51st Annual Meeting." (1 2007). 943-946 - 943-946.
  • Sommerich CM, Lavender SA, Buford, JA, Korkmaz SV, Banks JJ, Pease WS "Effects of a repetitive moderately forceful pinching task on sensory nerve conduction velocity: A primate model of carpal tunnel syndrome.." in PREMUS 2007. (1 2007).
  • Ferguon SA, Marras WS, Lavender SA, Splittstoesser RE, Yang G, Schabo PA "Differences between lifting and lowering manual material handling tasks in distribution centers.." in Proceedings of The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 51st Annual Meeting. (1 2007). 943-946 - 943-946.
  • Sommerich CM, Lavender SA, Buford, JA, Korkmaz SV, Banks JJ, Pease WS "Effects of a repetitive moderately forceful pinching task on sensory nerve conduction velocity: A primate model of carpal tunnel syndrome.." in PREMUS 2007. (1 2007).
  • "A comparison of computer workstation adjustments made by users following web-based instructions and those of an ergonomics professional." (12 2007).

2006

  • Sommerich, C.M., Lavender, S.A., Buford, J.A., Banks, J., Vatan-Korkmaz, S., Pease, W.S., Moran, S. "Developing a non-human primate experimental model for studying Carpal tunnel syndrome." JOURNAL: "Proceedings Of The Human Factors And Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting—2006." (1 2006). 1318-1322 - 1318-1322.

2005

  • Yang, G., Splittstoesser, R., Knapik, G., Vatan Korkmaz, S., Hoyle, J., Lahoti, P., Lavender, S.A., Sommerich, C.M., Marras, W.S. "Comparison of spinal loads in kneeling and standing postures during manual materials handling." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 49th Annual Meeting." (1 2005). 1320-1324 - 1320-1324.

2004

  • Lavender, S.A., Oleske, D.M., Andersson, G.B.J., Morrissey, M., Zold-Kilbourn, P., Taylor, E. "Low back disorder risk in automotive parts distribution." JOURNAL: "Proceedings Of The Human Factors And Ergonomics Society 48th Annual Meeting—2004." (1 2004). 1417 - 1417.
  • Marras, W.S. and Lavender, S.A. "The monitoring of load moment exposure in the workplace." JOURNAL: "Premus 2004: Fifth International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Workrelated Musculoskeletal Disorders." (1 2004). 165-166 - 165-166.

2001

  • Lavender, S.A., Lorenz, E., Andersson, G.B.J. "Does training on lifting techniques adversely affect case handling times?." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 45th Annual Meeting." (1 2001). 1059 - 1059.

1999

  • "Comparison of five methods used to determine low back disorder risk in a manufacturing environment.." (7 1999).
  • Lavender,S,A; Andersson,G,BJ "Trunk flexion strategies during sudden loading." JOURNAL: "PROCEEDINGS OF THE HUMAN FACTORS AND ERGONOMICS SOCIETY 43RD ANNUAL MEETING, VOLS 1 AND 2." in 43rd Annual Meeting of the Human-Factors-and-Ergonomics-Society. (1 1999). 668-669 - 668-669.

1998

  • Lavender, S.A., Shakeel, K., Thomas, J.S., Andersson, G.B.J. "Does a lifting belt protect the spine during sudden unexpected loading?." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 42nd Annual Meeting." (1 1998). 911 - 911.

1997

  • Thomas, J.S., Lavender, S.A., Corcos, D.M., Andersson, G.B.J. "Trunk kinematics and trunk muscle activity during a suddenly applied bending moment." JOURNAL: "Physical Therapy." (1 1997). S29-S30 - S29-S30.

1996

  • Lavender,S,A; Chen,S,H; Li,Y,C; Andersson,G,BJ "Pulling on slippery versus non-slippery surfaces: Can a lifting belt help?." JOURNAL: "PROCEEDINGS OF THE HUMAN FACTORS AND ERGONOMICS SOCIETY - 40TH ANNUAL MEETING, VOLS 1 AND 2." in Human-Factors-and-Ergonomics-Society 40th Annual Meeting on Human Centered Technology - Key to the Future. (1 1996). 604-608 - 604-608.

1995

  • Lavender, S.A., and Miller, J. "The effects of cardboard slipsheets between layers of beverage products on side-load delivery trucks: A trunk motion study." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society." (1 1995). 954 - 954.
  • Lavender, S.A., Li, Y.C., Natarajan, R.N., Andersson, G.B.J. "The effects of lifting speed and load magnitude on the torsional and lateral bending moments during twisting." JOURNAL: "The Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society." (1 1995). 954 - 954.

1994

  • Lavender,S,A; Thomas,J,S; Chang,D; Andersson,G,BJ "The effect of lifting belts on trunk motions." JOURNAL: "Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety VI." in Annual International Industrial Ergonomics and Safety Conference. (1 1994). 667-670 - 667-670.

1993

  • Lavender,S,A; Chen,I,H; TRAFIMOW,J; Andersson,G,BJ "TRUNK MUSCLE ACTIVATIONS WHILE RESISTING ASYMMETRIC LOADS IN A LATERALLY BENT TRUNK POSTURE." JOURNAL: "DESIGNING FOR DIVERSITY, VOLS 1 AND 2." in Human-Factors-and-Ergomonics-Society 37th Annual Meeting: Designing for Diversity. (1 1993). 688-692 - 688-692.

1992

  • Marras,W,S; Lavender,S,A; Leurgans,S,E; Rajulu,S,L; Allread,W,G; Fathallah,F,A; Ferguson,S,A "INDUSTRIAL QUANTIFICATION OF OCCUPATIONALLY-RELATED LOW-BACK DISORDER RISK-FACTORS." JOURNAL: "PROCEEDINGS OF THE HUMAN FACTORS SOCIETY, 36TH ANNUAL MEETING, VOLS 1 AND 2." in 36TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE HUMAN FACTORS SOC : INNOVATIONS FOR INTERACTIONS. (1 1992). 757-760 - 757-760.
  • Lavender,S; TRAFIMOW,J; Andersson,G,BJ; Mayer,S; Chen,I,H "TRUNK MUSCLE ACTIVATION - THE EFFECTS OF TORSO FLEXION, MOMENT DIRECTION, AND MOMENT MAGNITUDE." JOURNAL: "Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety IV." in 1992 ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS AND SAFETY CONF ( AIIESC 92 ). (1 1992). 947-953 - 947-953.
  • Lavender,S,A; Tsuang,Y,H; Andersson,G,BJ "Trunk muscle activation while resisting asymmetrically applied loads in an axially rotated posture." JOURNAL: "PROCEEDINGS OF THE HUMAN FACTORS SOCIETY, 36TH ANNUAL MEETING, VOLS 1 AND 2." in 36TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE HUMAN FACTORS SOC : INNOVATIONS FOR INTERACTIONS. (1 1992). 752-756 - 752-756.

1991

  • Lavender, S.A., Andersson, G.B.J., Tsuang, Y.H., Hafezi, A. "Coactivation of the trunk musculature during isometric loading of the torso with non sagittally symmetric force vectors." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the North Amer. Spine Soc. 6th Annual Meeting." (1 1991). 79-180 - 79-180.
  • Lavender, S.A. "The changes in preparatory response strategies seen prior to sudden loading of the torso due to the use of a temporal warning stimulus." JOURNAL: "Designing for Everyone: Proceedings of the 11th congress of the International Ergonomics Association." (1 1991). 120-122 - 120-122.
  • Lavender,S; Andersson,G,BJ; Tsuang,Y,H; Hafezi,A "TRUNK MUSCLE COACTIVATION - THE EFFECTS OF LOAD ASYMMETRY AND LOAD MAGNITUDE." JOURNAL: "PROCEEDINGS OF THE HUMAN FACTORS SOCIETY 35TH ANNUAL MEETING, VOL 1." in 35TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE HUMAN FACTORS SOC. (1 1991). 738-742 - 738-742.
  • Lavender,S; Andersson,G,BJ; Tsuang,Y,H; Hafezi,A "TRUNK MUSCLE COACTIVATION - THE EFFECTS OF LOAD ASYMMETRY AND LOAD MAGNITUDE." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors Society 35th Annual Meeting." in 35TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE HUMAN FACTORS SOC. (1 1991). 738-742 - 738-742.
  • Nussbaum, M.A., Lavender, S.A., Hughes, R.E., Chaffin, D.B., Andersson, G.B.J. "Predicting torso muscle activity during asymmetric load: A comparison of three optimization models." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the American Society of Biomechanics 15th Annual Meeting." (1 1991). 206-207 - 206-207.
  • Lavender,S,A "Preparatory response strategies seen prior to sudden loading of the torso while in constrained postures." JOURNAL: "Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety III." in 1991 ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONF ON INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS AND SAFETY. (1 1991). 239-246 - 239-246.

1990

  • Lavender, S.A. "The development of preparatory strategies in anticipation of sudden loading of the torso." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors Society 34th Annual Meeting." (1 1990). 757-761 - 757-761.

1989

  • Marras,W,S; SUDHAKAR,L,R; Lavender,S,A "3-DIMENSIONAL MEASURES OF TRUNK MOTION COMPONENTS DURING MANUAL MATERIALS HANDLING IN INDUSTRY." JOURNAL: "PROCEEDINGS OF THE HUMAN FACTORS SOCIETY 33RD ANNUAL MEETING, VOL 1." in 33RD ANNUAL MEETING OF THE HUMAN FACTORS SOC : PERSPECTIVES. (1 1989). 662-666 - 662-666.
  • Lavender, S.A., Sommerich, C.M., and Marras, W.S. "Temporal variability in trunk muscular activation in response to unexpected sudden loading conditions." JOURNAL: "Trends in ergonomics/human factors VI." (1 1989). N/A - N/A.

1988

  • Lavender, S.A., Sommerich, C.M., Sudhakar, L.R., and Marras, W.S. "Trunk muscle loading in non sagittally symmetric postures as a result of sudden unexpected loading conditions." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors Society." (1 1988). 665-669 - 665-669.
  • Sudhakar, L.R., Schoenmarklin, R.W., Lavender, S.A., and Marras, W.S. "The effects of gloves on grip strength and muscle activity." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors Society." (1 1988). 647-650 - 647-650.

1987

  • Lavender, S.A. and Marras, W.S. "The effects of seam height, scaling method, and bar weight distribution on scaling effectiveness and electromyographic activity." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of Human Factors Society." (1 1987). 471-475 - 471-475.

1986

  • Marras, W.S., Lavender, S.A., Rangarajulu, S.L. "The effects of expectation of trunk loading." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors Society." (1 1986). 91-95 - 91-95.
  • Lavender, S.A., Marras, W.S. "Analysis of Hand tool use in the underground mining industries." JOURNAL: "Proceedings of the Human Factors Society." (1 1986). 1419-1423 - 1419-1423.

Patents

  • Johnson,Lee,Edward; Lavender,Steven,Alan. "System for analyzing the motion of lifting an object." Patent number: 6050963