Selected publications by faculty, staff, and students in the Occupational Ergonomics and Biomechanics Laboratory
Azari, D. P., Frazier, L. L., Miller, B. L., Pavuluri Quamme, S. R., Le, B. V., Greenberg, C. C., and Radwin, R. G., Modeling performance of open surgical cases, Simulation in Healthcare, In Press, 2021.
Zhang, Y-J., Liu, L., Huang, N., Radwin, R. and Li, J., From Manual Operation to Collaborative Robot Assembly: An Integrated Model of Productivity and Ergonomic Performance, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 6(2):895-902, 2021.
Azari, D. P., Miller, B. L., Le, B. V., Greenberg, J. A., Bruskewitz, R., Long, K. L., Chen, G., and Radwin, R. G., A comparison of expert ratings and marker-less hand tracking along OSATS-derived motion scales, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, 51(1), 22-31, 2021.
Jaeger, J., W., Adkins, S. C., Perez-Tamayo, S. C., Werth, K. E., Hansen, G., Nimunkar, A. J., and Radwin, R. G., Automated Device for Uncapping Multiple Size Bioanalytical Sample Tubes Designed to Reduce Technician Strain and Increase Productivity, SLAS Technology: Translating Life Sciences Innovation, 26(3), 320–326, 2021.
Greene, R. L., Lu, M. L., Barim, M. S., Wang, X., Hayden, M., Hu, Y. H. and Radwin, R. G., Estimating Trunk Angle Kinematics During Lifting Using a Computationally Efficient Computer Vision Method, Human Factors, In Press, 2020.
Miller, B., Azari, D., Gerber, R., Radwin, R., and Le, B., Evidence that female urologists and urology trainees tend to under rate surgical skills on self-assessment, Journal of Surgical Research, October (254), 255-260, 2020.
Azari, D. P., Miller, B. L., Le, B. V., Greenberg, C. C., and Radwin, R. G., Quantifying surgeon maneuvers across experience levels through marker-less hand motion kinematics of simulated surgical tasks, Applied Ergonomics, 87, 2020.
Greene, R., Hu, Y. H., Difranco, N., Wang, X., Lu, M. L., Bao, S., Lin, J. H., and Radwin, R. G., Predicting sagittal plane lifting postures from worker image bounding box dimensions, Human Factors, 61 (1), 64-77, 2019. [PDF]
Azari, D. P., Frasier, L. L., Pavuluri Quamme, S. R., Greenberg, C. C., Pugh, C., Greenberg, J. A., and Radwin, R. G., Modeling surgical technical skill using expert assessment for automated computer rating, Annals of Surgery, 269(3), 2019.
Pearce, M., Mutlu, B., Shah, J. and Radwin. R., Optimizing Makespan and Ergonomics in Integrating Collaborative Robots into Manufacturing Processes, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 2018. [PDF]
Akkas, O., Lee, C-H., Hu, Y. H., Harris Adamson, C., Rempel, D., and Radwin, R. G., Measuring exertion time, duty cycle and hand activity level for industrial tasks using computer vision, Ergonomics, 60(12), 1730-1738, 2017.
Greene, R. L., Azari, D. P., Hu, Y. H., and Radwin, R. G., Visualizing stressful aspects of repetitive motion tasks and opportunities for ergonomic improvements using computer vision, Applied Ergonomics, 65, 461-472, 2017. Radwin, R. G., Lee, J. D., and Akkas, O., Driver movement patterns indicate distraction and engagement, Human Factors, 59(5), 844-860, 2017.
Chen, K. B., Sesto, M. E., Ponto, K. B., Leonard, J., Mason, A., Vanderheiden, G., Williams, J., and Radwin. R. G., Use of Virtual Reality Feedback for Patients with Chronic Neck Pain and Kinesiophobia, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering, 25(8), 1240-1248, 2017.
Buchanan, K., Maza, M., Pérez-Vázquez, C. E., Yen, T. Y., Kijowski, R., Liu, F., and Radwin, R. G., Proximal forearm extensor muscle strain is reduced when driving nails using a shock controlled hammer, Clinical Biomechanics, 38, 22-28, 2016. [PDF]
Frasier, L. L., Azari, D., Ma, Y., Pavuluri Quamme, S., Yang, L., Radwin, R. G., Pugh, C.M., Yen, T. Y., and Greenberg, C., A marker-less technique for measuring kinematics in the operating room, Surgery, 160(5), 1400-1413, 2016. [PDF]
Radwin, R. G., Chourasia, A., Fronczak, F. J., Subedi, Y., Howery, R., Yen, T. Y., Sesto, M. E., and Irwin, C. B., Predicting tool operator capacity to react against torque within acceptable handle deflection limits in automotive assembly, Applied Ergonomics, 54, 205-211, 2016. [PDF]
Azari, D. P., Pugh, C. M., Laufer, S., Kwan, C., Chen, C-H, Yen, T. Y., Hu, Y. H. and Radwin, R. G., Evaluation of simulated clinical breast exam motion patterns using marker-less video tracking, Human Factors, 58(3), 427-440, 2016. [PDF]
Chen, K. B., Xu, X., Lin, J-H., and Radwin, R. G., Evaluation of Older Driver Head Functional Range of Motion using Portable Immersive Virtual Reality, Experimental Gerontology, 70, 150-156, 2015. [PDF]
Chen, C-H., Azari, D., Hu, Y. H., Lindstrom, M., Thelen, D., Yen, T., and Radwin, R. G., The accuracy of conventional 2D video for quantifying upper limb kinematics in repetitive motion occupational tasks, Ergonomics, 58(12), 2057-2066, 2015. [PDF]
Chen, K. B., Ponto, K. B, Tredinnick, R. D. and Radwin, R. G., Virtual Exertions: Evoking the sense of exerting forces in virtual reality using gestures and muscle activity, Human Factors, 57(4), 658-673, 2015. [PDF]
Xu, X., Chen, K. B., Lin, J. H., and Radwin, R. G., The accuracy of the Oculus Rift virtual reality head-mounted display during cervical spine mobility measurement, Journal of Biomechanics, Jan 19, 2015. [PDF]
Akkas, O., Azari, D. P., Chen, C. H. E., Hu, Y. H., Ulin, S. S., Armstrong, T. J., Rempel, D. and Radwin, R. G. A hand speed–duty cycle equation for estimating the ACGIH hand activity level rating. Ergonomics, 58(2), 184-194, 2015. [PDF]
Radwin, R. G., Azari, D. P., Lindstrom, M. J., Ulin, S. S., Armstrong, T. J., and Rempel, D., A frequency-duty cycle equation for the ACGIH hand activity level, Ergonomics, 58(2), 173-183, 2015. [PDF]
Radwin, R. G., Chourasia, A. O., Howery, R. S., Fronczak, F. J., Yen, T. Y., Subedi, Y., and Sesto, M. E. Factors Influencing Power Hand Tool Fastening Accuracy and Reaction Forces, Human Factors, 2014. [PDF]
Glarner, C.E., Hu, Y.Y., Chen, C.H., Radwin, R.G., Zhao, Q., Craven, M.W., Wiegmann, D.A., Pugh, C.M., Carty, M.J. and Greenberg, C.C., 2014. Quantifying technical skills during open operations using video-based motion analysis. Surgery, 156(3), pp.729-734. [PDF]
Ponto, K., Gleicher, M., Radwin, R. G., and Shin, H. J. Perceptual calibration for immersive display environments, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 19(4), 691-700, 2013. [PDF]
Ponto, K., Kimmel, R., Kohlmann, J., Bartholomew, A., and Radwin, R. G. Virtual Exertions: a user interface combining visual information, kinesthetics and biofeedback for virtual object manipulation. In 3D User Interfaces (3DUI), 2012 IEEE Symposium on (pp. 85-88). IEEE., 2012. [PDF]
Felton, E. A., Radwin, R. G., Wilson, J. A. and Williams, J. C. Evaluation of a modified Fitts law brain-computer interface target acquisition task in able and motor disabled individuals, Journal of Neural Engineering, 6(5), 056002, 2009. [PDF]
Chourasia, A. O., Sesto, M. E. Block, W. F., and Radwin, R. G. Prolonged mechanical and physiological changes in the upper extremity following short-term simulated power hand tool use, Ergonomics 52(1), 15-24, 2009. [PDF]
Sesto, M. E., Chourasia, A. O., Block, W. F., and Radwin, R. G. Mechanical and magnetic resonance imaging changes following eccentric or concentric exertions, Clinical Biomechanics,23(7),961-8, 2008. [PDF]
Felton, E. A., Lewis, N. L., Wills, S. A., Radwin, R. G., and Williams, J. C. Neural signal based control of the Dasher writing system, Neural Engineering, Proceedings of the 3rd International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, 366-370, 2007. [PDF]
Ku, C. H., Radwin, R. G., and Karsh B. T. Power hand tool kinetics associated with upper limb injuries in an automobile assembly plant, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 4(6), 391-9, 2007. [PDF]
Lin, J. H, Radwin, R. G., and Nembhard , D. A. Ergonomics applications of a mechanical model of the human operator in power hand tool operation, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 2(2), 111-9, 2005. [PDF]
Lin, J. H, Radwin, R. G., and Richard, T. G. A single-degree-of-freedom dynamic model predicts the range of human responses to impulsive forces produced by power hand tools, Journal of Biomechanics, 36(12), 1845-1852, 2003. [PDF]
Yen, T. Y. and Radwin, R. G. A comparison between analysis time and inter-analyst reliability using spectral analysis of kinematic data and posture classification, Applied Ergonomics, 33(1), 85-93, 2002. [PDF]
Szabo, R. L. Radwin, R. G., and Henderson, C. J. The influence of knife sharpness on poultry processing operator exertions and the effectiveness of re-sharpening, American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, 62(4), 428-433, 2001. [PDF]
Weigert B.J., Rodriquez A. A., Radwin R. G., and Sherman J., Neuromuscular and psychological characteristics in subjects with work-related forearm pain, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 78(6), 545-51, 1999.
Lin, M. L. and Radwin, R. G. Agreement between a frequency-weighted filter for continuous biomechanical measurements of repetitive wrist flexion against a load and published psychophysical data, Ergonomics, 41(4), 459-475, 1998. [PDF]
Jeng, O. J., Radwin, R. G., Moore, J. S., Roberts, M., Garrity, J., and Oswald, T. Preliminary evaluation of a sensory and psychomotor functional test battery for carpal tunnel syndrome, part 2: selected industrial subjects, American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, 58, 885-892, 1997. [PDF]
Jeng, O. J., Radwin, R. G., and Fryback, D. J. Preliminary evaluation of a sensory and psychomotor functional test battery for carpal tunnel syndrome, part 1: confirmed cases and normals, American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, 58, 852-860, 1997. [PDF]
Oh, S. A., and Radwin, R. G. The effects of power hand tool dynamics and workstation design on handle kinematics and muscle activity. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 20(1), 59-74, 1997. [PDF]
Schaab, J. A., Radwin, R. G., Vanderheiden, G. C., and Hansen, P. K. A comparison of two control-display gain measures for head-controlled computer input devices, Human Factors, 38(3), 390-403, 1996. [PDF]
Yen, T. Y. and Radwin, R. G. A video-based system for acquiring biomechanical data synchronized with arbitrary events and activities, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 42(9),944-948, 1995. [PDF]
Ceron, R. J., Radwin, R. G., and Henderson, C. Hand skin temperature variations for work in moderately cold environments and the effectiveness of periodic rewarming, American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, 56(5), 558-567, 1995. [PDF]
Radwin, R. G., Lin, M. L., and Yen,T. Y. Rapid Communication. Exposure assessment of biomechanical stress in repetitive manual work using frequency-weighted filters, Ergonomics, 37(12), 1984-1998, 1994. [PDF]
Rodriquez, A. A., Radwin, R. G., and Jeng, O. J. Median nerve electrophysiologic parameters and psychomotor performance in carpal tunnel syndrome, Electromyography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 33, 311-319, 1993.
Armstrong, T. J., Fine, L. J, Radwin, R. G. and Silverstein, B. S. Ergonomics and the effects of vibration in hand intensive work, Scandinavian Journal of Work Environment and Health, 13, 286-289, 1987. [PDF]
Panel on Musculoskeletal Disorders and the Workplace, Musculoskeletal Disorders and the Workplace: Low Back and Upper Extremities, National Research Council, Institute of Medicine, National Academy Press, 2001.
Steering Committee for the Workshop on Work-Related Musculoskeletal Injuries: The Research Base, Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders: Report, Workshop Summary, and Workshop Papers, National Research Council, National Academy Press, 1999.