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Instrumented handles for studying hand-transmitted vibration exposure.
Welcome DE; Dong RG
Proceedings of the first American conference on human vibration, June 5-7, 2006, Morgantown, West Virginia. Dong R, Krajnak K, Wirth O, Wu J, eds. Morgantown: WV: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2006-140, 2006 Jun; :140-141
Instrumented handles or dynamometers are widely used to measure hand forces and/or the biodynamic response of hand-arm system. To study hand-transmitted vibration exposure, six generations of instrument handles were constructed or initially developed by researchers in ECTB/HELD/NIOSH. This presentation provided a summary of these handles. Their basic characteristics, limitations, and usefulness are described, which may help their appropriate applications and further improvements.
Biodynamics; Biomechanics; Biomechanical-modeling; Vibration-exposure; Vibration-monitors; Vibration-pickups; Vibration
Dong R; Krajnak K; Wirth O; Wu J
Disease and Injury: Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Extremities
Proceedings of the first American conference on human vibration, June 5-7, 2006, Morgantown, West Virginia
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