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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 ...
  • Torso loading via a harness method activates trunk muscles less than a hand loading method 

    McMulkin, Mark L.; Woldstad, Jeffrey C.; Hughes, Richard E. (Pergamon, 1998-04)
    There is a need for data comparing muscle activity under equivalent moments at the torso using different loading methods. In torso biomechanics, it is often necessary to apply moments to people and then measure or predict ...