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David P. Dillard
02-16-2004, 09:30 PM
Biomechanics of Seats and Sitting with Emphasis on the School Population

School furniture and the user population: an anthropometric perspective.
By: Milanese, S.; Grimmer, K..
Ergonomics, March 2004, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p 416

Effect of Office Ergonomics Intervention on Reducing Musculoskeletal
By: Benjamin C. Amick III.
Spine, 12/15/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 24, p 2706

Forget about ergonomics in chair design? Focus on aesthetics and comfort!
By: Helander, Martin G..
Ergonomics, 10/20/2003, Vol. 46 Issue 13/14, p 1306

The effects of visual input on postural control of the lumbar spine in
unstable sitting.
By: Silfies, Sheri P.; Cholewicki, Jacek; Radebold,
Human Movement Science, August 2003, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p 237

Postural changes while sitting may trigger back pain.
By: Becker, Maureen; Nelson, Arthur J.; Rothman, Jeffrey; Antonelli,
Kimberly; Ferro, Valerie; Gander, Scott; Botta, Jaime; Stiles, Carrie;
Erlenwein, Marc.
BioMechanics Magazine, August 2003, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p 47

Dynamics of the Head-Neck Complex in Response to the Trunk Horizontal
Vibration: Modeling and Identification.
By: Fard, Mohammad A.; Ishihara, Tadashi; Inooka, Hikaru.
Journal of Biomechanical Engineering,
August 2003, Vol. 125 Issue 4, p 533

Norix promotes the best posture in education.
American School & University,
June 2003, Vol. 75 Issue 10, p 38

By: Kennedy, Mike.
American School & University,
April 2003, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p 36

By: Roskos, Bob.
School Planning & Management, April 2003, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p 31

Comparing the effect of different design of desks with regard to motor
accuracy in writing performance of students with cerebral palsy.
By: Shen, I-hsuan; Kang, Sue-may; Wu, Ching-yi.
Applied Ergonomics, March 2003, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p 141

Loading-Related Subjective Symptoms during a Vocal Loading Test with
Special Reference to Gender and Some Ergonomic Factors. By: J. Vintturi;
P. Alku; E. Sala; M. Sihvo.
Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica,
March-April 2003, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p. 55

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: Norix Introduces Postura Furniture.
American School & University,
January 2003, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p 59

Multidirectional measures of seated postural stability.
By: Kerr, Heather M.; Eng, Janice J..
Clinical Biomechanics,
August 2002, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p 555

The use of the portable ergonomic observation method (PEO) to monitor the
sitting posture of schoolchildren in the classroom.
By: Murphy, Sam; Buckle, Peter; Stubbs, Dave.
Applied Ergonomics,
July 2002, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p 365

ISB recommendation on definitions of joint coordinate system of various
joints for the reporting of human joint motionpart I: ankle, hip, and
By: Wu, Ge; Siegler, Sorin; Allard, Paul; Kirtley, Chris; Leardini,
Alberto; Rosenbaum, Dieter; Whittle, Mike; DLima, Darryl D.; Cristofolini,
Luca; Witte, Hartmut; Schmid, Oskar; Stokes, Ian.
Journal of Biomechanics,
April 2002, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p 543

Reliability of the vertical spinal creep response measured in sitting
(asymptomatic and low-back pain subjects).
By: Kanlayanaphotporn, R.; Williams, M.; Fulton, I.; Trott, P..
Ergonomics, 2/20/2002, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p 240

Sitting Pretty.
By: Metzger, Edward A..
School Planning & Management,
July 2001, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p. 37

Seeking the optimal posture of the seated lumbar spine.
By: Pynt, Jenny; Higgs, Joy; Mackey, Martin.
Physiotherapy Theory & Practice,
January 2001, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p 5

By: Kennedy, Mike.
American School & University,
October 2000, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p 35

Are you sitting comfortably? By: Fitzpatrick, Michael.
Times Educational Supplement,
05/28/99 Supplement Friday Issue 4326, p 23

Children's behaviour and the design of school furniture.
By: Knight, Grenville; Noyes, Jan.
May 1999, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p 747

Comparative study of two different kinds of school furniture among
By: Troussier, B.; Tesniere, C.; Fauconnier, J.; Grison, J.;
Juvin, R.; Phelip, X..
Ergonomics, March 1999, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p 516

Office furniture.
American School & University,
October 1997, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p 38

Ergonomic chair.
American School & University,
July 1993, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p 53

Maciel MH. Marziale MH.
[Postural problems and problems of equipment: an
ergonomic study of users of microcomputers in a nursing school].

Revista Da Escola de Enfermagem Da Usp.
31(3):368-86, 1997 Dec.

Amstad H. Bachlin A. von Arx N.
[Ball or chair as seating arrangement in the classroom. A prospective
study]. [German]
Schweizerische Medizinische Wochenschrift.
Journal Suisse de Medecine.
122(21):811-6, 1992 May 23.

Pynt, Jenny Grad Dip Manip Ther, Dip Phty. Higgs, Joy BSc, Grad Dip Phty,
M H P Ed, PhD. Mackey, Martin BEc, BAppSc(Phty), MSafSc. Milestones in the
Evolution of Lumbar Spinal Postural Health in Seating.
Spine. 27(19):2180-2189, October 1, 2002.

Mark, Leonard S. 1,2. Eyeheight-Scaled Information About Affordances: A
Study of Sitting and Stair Climbing.
Journal of Experimental
Psychology: Human Perception & Performance.
13(3):361-370, August 1987.

Parcells C. Stommel M. Hubbard RP. Mismatch of classroom furniture and
student body dimensions: empirical findings and health implications.
Journal of Adolescent Health. 24(4):265-73, 1999 April

Yeats B. Factors that may influence the postural health of schoolchildren
Work. 9(1):45-55, 1997 July

David Dillard
Temple University
(215) 204 - 4584

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