Dr. Xu Xu

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Phone: 919-513-7205
Fax: 919-515-8702
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Biomechanics Labs

ISE 544 Occupational Biomechanics

3 Credit Hours

Anatomical, physiological, and biomechanical bases of physical ergonomics. Strength of biomaterials, human motor capabilities, body mechanics, kinematics and anthropometry. Use of bioinstrumentation, active and passive industrial surveillance techniques and the NIOSH lifting guide. Acute injury and cumulative trauma disorders. Static and dynamic biomechanical modeling. Emphasis on low back, shoulder and hand/wrist biomechanics.

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