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3/1/2001 - Peer reviewed journal articlesCoal miners often handle heavy electrical power cables, weighing up to 10 kg per meter. These cables are manually lifted and attached to the mine roof to prevent damage from mobile underground equipment.
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...