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  • Gender influences on spine loads during complex lifting 

    Marras, William S.; Davis, Kermit; Jorgensen, Michael J. (Elsevier, 2003-03)
    Background context: Previous research has documented differences in spine loading between genders when the imposed load is normalized relative to the size of the person. However, under realistic work conditions the magnitude ...
  • Psychophysically acceptable weights for a combination lifting task using bags with handles 

    Fredericks, T. K.; Fernandez, Jeffrey E.; Rodrigues, C. C. (Human Ergology Society, 1994-12)
    This paper presents a study on a combination lift and lower manual handling task and was designed to simulate the loading of grocery bags into a car trunk. Twelve male subjects performed an externally paced task of lifting ...