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Occupational Biomechanics and Ergonomics Lab Projects and Funding


Current projects:

  • Assessment of function and functional impairment at the neck and upper limb.
  • Effects of neck/shoulder fatigue, injury and recovery on posture and movement.
  • Effects of neck/shoulder fatigue, injury and recovery on proprioception.
  • Effects of training and rehabilitation approaches on posture and movement characteristics.
  • Repetitive manual and office work and work posture: laboratory and workplace methods to assess risk factors and implement ergonomic solutions.
  • Sex and gender differences related to the fatigue, injury and recovery mechanisms.

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Current funding:

  • 2010 – 2015: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery grant; 'Biomechanical analysis of arm-trunk coordination during repetitive motion'.
  • 2011 – 2013: Institut de Recherche Robert-Sauvé en Santé et en Sécurité du Travail (IRSST); 'Work posture and injury risk in manual and computer work'..
  • 2013 - 2018: CIHR-IRSST Chair Gender, Work & Health

Feel free to inquire about student funding opportunities