Safety or comfort? Can you truly have one without the other? Is it feasible to have both? Although by no means the only factor, a deep understanding of biomechanics plays a leading role in the design of work and workplaces that are both pain and injury free. Standing firmly on the foundation built by the previous edition, the second edition of Biom

part |2 pages

Section I: General

chapter 1|38 pages

Theories of occupational musculoskeletal injury causation

ByShrawan Kumar

chapter 2|48 pages

Anthropometry and biomechanics: anthromechanics

ByKarl H.E. Kroemer

chapter 3|18 pages

Mechanical exposure assessment in the design of work

ByW. Patrick Neumann, Richard Wells

part |2 pages

Section II: Tissue Biomechanics

chapter 4|22 pages

Tissue mechanics of ligaments and tendons

BySavio L-Y. Woo, Tan D. Nguyen, Noah Papas, and Rui Liang

chapter 5|18 pages

Ligament sprains and healing

ByRichard S. Boorman, Nigel G. Shrive, Linda L. Marchuk, Cyril B. Frank

chapter 6|20 pages

Bone biomechanics and fractures

ByStefan Judex, Gavin Olender, William C. Whiting, Ronald Zernicke

chapter 7|34 pages

Determinants of muscle strength

ByWalter Herzog

part |2 pages

Section III: Upper Extremity

chapter 8|66 pages

Functional anatomy of the upper limb (extremity)

ByAnil H. Walji

chapter 9|16 pages

Hand grasping, finger pinching, and squeezing

BySheik N. Imrhan

chapter 10|46 pages

Hand tools

ByAnil Mital, Anand Subramanian, Arunkumar Pennathur

chapter 11|12 pages

Biomechanics of gloves

ByRam R. Bishu, V. Gnaneswaran, Dahai Liu

chapter 13|14 pages

ACGIH TLV for hand activity level

ByThomas J. Armstrong

part |2 pages

Section IV: Shoulder and Neck

chapter 15|10 pages

Biomechanical modeling of the shoulder anatomy

ByKrystyna Gielo-Perczak, John Rasmussen

chapter 6|38 pages

teen. Whiplash injuries: in vitro studies

ByNarayan Yoganandan, Brian D. Stemper, Frank A. Pintar, Raj D. Rao

chapter 17|24 pages

Whiplash injuries: in vivo studies

ByRobert Ferrari

part |2 pages

Section V: Low back

chapter 18|26 pages

Low back disorders

ByEdgar Ramos Vieira

chapter 19|36 pages

Models in manual materials handling

ByJeffrey C. Woldstad, M.M. Ayoub, and James L. Smith

chapter 20|32 pages

Revised NIOSH lifting equation

ByThomas R. Waters

part |2 pages

Section VI: Whole Body Biomechanics

chapter 21|32 pages

Whole body vibration

ByJudy Village, James B. Morrison

chapter 22|36 pages

Cumulative load and models

ByShrawan Kumar

chapter 23|14 pages


ByStephan Konz

chapter 24|10 pages

Biomechanics in work seating design

ByJörgen Eklund

chapter 26|32 pages

Slips, trips, and falls

ByRaoul Grönqvist