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9/1/1997 - Book chaptersThe Bureau of Mines performed a pilot study examining the effects of posture on back strength and Maximum Acceptable Weight of Lift on six healthy male subjects (M = 32 years + 4 SD).
8/1/1997 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThe study was conducted to determine whether the kneeling posture alters extension torque capabilities in isometric and isokinetic exercises as compared with standing. A split-pilot experimental design was used to evaluate the influence of posture, tru...
Lifting in Stooped and Kneeling Postures: Effects on Lifting Capacity, Metabolic Cost, and Electromyography of Eight Trunk Muscles11/1/1988 - Peer reviewed journal articlesResults of this Bureau of Mines study indicate that it may be advisable to reduce the weight of materials that are handled repetitively in the kneeling posture.