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Influence of object size and hand posture on upper limb joint loads during one-handed lifting exertion

In: Proceedings of the American Society of Biomechanics 36th Annual Meetiung, August 15-18, 2012

Authors: Wei Zhou, Thomas J. Armstrong, Diana M. Wegner, Matthew P. Reed.

This work aims to collect new information and develop models for design of objects that are held or manipulated with the hand. Examples include, handles that are used to lift and hold containers or support the body, tools, parts and materials. Towards this end, this study examines the effect of object size and posture on upper limb joint loads.

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