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Practicing ergonomics at work and home

Associate Professor Laurel Kincl and Assistant Professor Jay Kim in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences discussed proper ergonomics and risk factors in a recent Public Health Insider webcast.

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Mind your back – and well-being

Researcher breaks down ergonomics for the home office

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Virtual reality, real injuries: OSU study shows how to reduce physical risk in VR

Carpal tunnel, stiff shoulders, eye-strain headaches ­­– these are all well-known side effects of prolonged computer use. But what happens when you step away from the desktop and into virtual reality?

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Graduate student receives funding for occupational health and safety research

Stephanie Fitch, a graduate student in environmental and occupational health, has received funding through the Professional Training Opportunities Program in Occupational Health and Safety, which is sponsored by the Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety at the University of Washington. She will work with Assistant Professor Jay Kim on characterizing Oregon public workers’ exposure to […]

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Video: Shaking things up

As its platform rattles, the 6-DOF motion platform collects valuable data that is helping CPHHS Assistant Professor Jay Kim and his research team gather information that will reduce whole body vibrations (WBV) in heavy equipment operators.

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All shook up

The Six Degree-of-Freedom (6-DOF) motion platform will provide vital information to improve the health and well-being of professional heavy equipment vehicle operators.