Publications

The Human Motion Simulation Lab actively publishes dissertationsjournal articles, and technical reports and actively presents papers and posters at national and international conferences. Contact humosim@umich.edu for information about reprints.

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Dissertations:

Journal Articles:
  • Eye-Hand Coordination of Symmetric Bimanual Reaching Tasks: Temporal Aspects 2010, Abstract
  • Torso Movement Strategies for Low Back Pain and Spinal Cord Injury Patients in Manual Transfer Tasks 2010,Abstract
  • Creating Virtual User Populations by Analysis of Anthropometric Data 2010, Abstract
  • Foot Motions in Manual Material Handling Transfer Tasks: A Taxonomy and Data from an Automotive Assembly Plant 2009, Abstract
  • The Evolving Role of Biomechanics in Prevention of Overexertion Injuries 2009, Abstract
  • Some Requirements and Fundamental Issues in Digital Human Modeling 2009, Abstract
  • Effect of Torque Direction and Cylindrical Handle Diameter on the Coupling between the Hand and a Cylindrical Handle 2007, Abstract
  • Mathematical Musculoskeletal Shoulder Model for Proactive Ergonomic Analysis 2007, Abstract
  • Human Motion Simulation for Vehicle and Workplace Design 2007, Abstract
  • Predictors of Perceived Effort in the Shoulder during Load Transfer Tasks 2007, Abstract
  • Modeling 3D Trajectories using Bézire Curves with Application to Hand Motion 2007, Abstract
  • Some Requirement and Fundamental Issues in Digital Human Modeling 2007, Abstract
  • Head Movement Control in Visually Guided Tasks: Postural Goal and Optimality 2007, Abstract
  • A Memory-Based Model for Planning Target Reach Postures in the Presence of Obstructions 2006, Abstract
  • Center of Pressure Excursion Capability in Performance of Seated Lateral-Reaching Tasks 2006, Abstract
  • Relationship between Shoulder Torque and the Perception of Muscular Effort in Loaded Reaches 2006, Abstract
  • Transitional Role of Feedback in Visually-Occluded Three-Dimensional Reaching Tasks under Ride Motion 2006,Abstract
  • Computer Algorithm for Representing Spatial-Temporal Structure of Human Motion and a Motion Generalization Method 2005, Abstract
  • Representing and Identifying Alternative Movement Techniques for Goal-Directed Manual Tasks 2005, Abstract
  • Balance Maintenance during Seated Reaches of People with Spinal Cord Injury 2004, Abstract
  • Modeling of Object Movement Capability in the Spinal Cord Injured Population 2004, Abstract
  • Statistical Modeling of Reaching Motions using Functional Regression with Endpoint Constraints 2004, Abstract
  • Toward Memory-Based Human Motion Simulation: Development and Validation of a Motion Modification Algorithm 2004, Abstract
  • Data-Based Motion Prediction 2003, Abstract
  • Modeling of Object Movement Capability in the Spinal Cord Injured Population 2002, Abstract
  • Modifying Motions to Avoid Obstacles 2002, Abstract
  • Method for the Rapid Prototyping of Custom Contoured Cushions 2001, Abstract
  • Three-dimensional Dynamic Posture Prediction Model for Simulating In-vehicle Seated Reaching Movements: Development and Validation 2000, Abstract
  • Stature, Age, and Gender Effects on Reach Motion Postures 2000, Abstract
  • Back Lift versus Leg Lift: An Index and Visualization of Dynamic Lifting Strategies 2000, Abstract
  • Effects of Speed Variation on Joint Kinematics during Multisegment Reaching Movements1999, Abstract
  • Optimization-Based Differential Kinematic Modeling Exhibits a Velocity-Control Strategy for Dynamic Posture Determination in Seated Reaching Movements1998, Abstract
  • Rectifying Postures Reconstructed from Joint Angles to Meet Constraints 1998, Abstract
  • Development of Dynamic Simulation Models of Seated Reaching Motions while Driving 1997, Abstract
  • Perception and Visualization of Human Posture Information for Computer-Aided Ergonomic Analysis 1997,Abstract
  • Regression Analysis for a Functional Response 1997, Abstract
  • Task Effects on Three-Dimensional Dynamic Postures during Seated Reaching Movements: An Investigative Scheme and Illustration 1997, Abstract
Applications of Human CAD Systems
Biomechanics
  • Analysis of Shoulder Loading Differences for Simulated Industrial Task Performance Between Injured and Non-Injured Subject Populations 2002, Abstract
  • Analysis of the Relationship Between Biomechanical Loading and Perceived Effort at the Shoulder for Weighted Reach Tasks 2003, Abstract
  • Balance Maintenance in Seated Reaches for People with Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury 2004, Abstract
  • Balance Maintenance during Seated Reaches of People with Spinal Cord Injury 2004, Abstract
  • Biomechanical Analysis of Occupational High Exertion Tasks 2005, Abstract
  • Biomechanical Basis for the Ergonomics of High Exertion Tasks Tasks 2005, Abstract
  • Biomechanical Differences in Shoulder Loading in Populations During Load-Bearing Tasks 2002, Abstract
  • Biomechanical Modeling of Shoulder Loading and Perceived Effort during Task Performance 2002, Abstract
  • Center of Pressure Excursion Capability in Performance of Seated Lateral-Reaching Tasks 2006, Abstract
  • Development of a Biomechanical Shoulder Model for Ergonomic Analyses 2005, Abstract
  • Dynamic Shoulder Loads in Reaching and Materials Handling Tasks 1998, Abstract
  • Dynamic Torso And Shoulder Moments During Seated Reaching Movements Are Affected By Gender And Reach Target Location 1998, Abstract
  • Estimation of Body Links Transfer functions in Vehicle Vibration Environment 2007, Abstract
  • The Effect of Bracing Avaiability on Force Exertion Capability in One-Hand Isometric Pulling Tasks 2010,Abstract
  • Effect of Motion Dynamics in Calculation of External Joint Moments During Light Industrial Hand Motions 2001,Abstract
  • Evaluating Loading and Perceived Effort at the Shoulder: A Quantitative Biomecahnical Approach to Task Analysis 2003, Abstract
  • Evaluating the Effect of Back Injury on Shoulder Loading and Effort Perception in Hand Transfer Tasks 2004,Abstract
  • The Evolving Role of Biomechanics in Prevention of Overexertion Injuries 2009, Abstract
  • Exertion-Driven Strength Modeling of the Shoulder 2001, Abstract
  • Hand Positions and Forces during Truck Ingress 2010, Abstract
  • Mathematical Musculoskeletal Shoulder Model for Proactive Ergonomic Analysis 2007, Abstract
  • Merging Biomechanical Models of the Shoulder with Digital Human Modeling 2004, Abstract
  • Prediction of Population Strengths 1998, Abstract
  • Predictors of Perceived Effort in the Shoulder during Load Transfer Tasks 2007, Abstract
  • Shoulder Biomechanics Modeling During Arm Reaches in Workplace and Vehicle Simulation 2001, Abstract
  • Shoulder Biomechanics and Proactive Interface Design 2004, Abstract
  • Simulation of Simultaneous Muscle Strength and Balance Constraints During One and Two Handed Lifting 2001,Abstract
  • Three-Dimensional Reach Kinematics of the Upper Extremity in Vehicle Operation 2008, Abstract
  • Transmissibility of Upper Body Segments Affecting Reaching Tasks under Whole-Body Vibration Exposure 2008,Abstract
  • Validation of a Biodynamic Model for the Assessment of Human Operator Performance in a Vibration Environment 2005, Abstract
Hand Modeling
Movement Analysis
  • 3D Transmission of the Seated Human Performing Upper Limb Reaching Movements in Vehicle Operations 2010,Abstract
  • Analysis and Simulation of Upper Body Motion of Patients Affected by Low Back Pain or Spinal Cord Injury 2001,Abstract
  • Applying Statistical Process Control to Identify Transitionary Foot Motions During Manual Materials Handlling Transfer Tasks 2006, Abstract
  • Back Lift Versus Leg Lift: A Dynamic Lifting Strategy Index 1998, Abstract
  • Back Lift versus Leg Lift: An Index and Visualization of Dynamic Lifting Strategies 2000, Abstract
  • Degradation of Exocentric Reference in Visually-Occluded Three-Dimensional Reaching Tasks 2004, Abstract
  • Dynamic Torso and Shoulder Moments during Seated Reaching Movements 1997, Abstract
  • Effects of Posture and Movement on Vibration Transmissibility Affecting Human Reach Performance under Vehicle Vibration 2009, Abstract
  • Effects of Ride Motion on Reaction Times for Reaching Tasks 2005, Abstract
  • Effects of Ride Motion Perturbations on the Speed and Accuracy of In-Vehicle Reaching Tasks 2006, Paper 4.9 mb
  • Effects of Speed Variation on Joint Kinematics during Multisegment Reaching Movements 1999, Abstract
  • Effects of Target Locations on Torso Kinematics during Seated Discrete Reaching Movements in 3D 1996,Abstract
  • Effects of Target Location on Upper Body Kinematics During 3D Seated Reach Considering the Range of Motion 2003, Abstract
  • Effects of Vertical Land-Vehicle Ride Motion on Human Reach Performance and Perceived Task Difficulty 2003,Abstract
  • Effects of Vibration on Approach Trajectory of In-Vehicle Reaching Tasks 2004, Abstract
  • Eye-Hand Coordination of Symmetric Bimanual Reaching Tasks: Temporal Aspects 2010, Abstract
  • Foot Motions in Manual Material Handling Transfer Tasks: A Taxonomy and Data from an Automotive Assembly Plant 2009, Abstract
  • Glance Strategies for using an In-Vehicle Touch-Screen Monitor 2009, Abstract
  • Head Movement Control in Visually Guided Tasks: Postural Goal and Optimality 2007, Abstract
  • Head Orientation in Visually Guided Tasks 2000, Abstract
  • Left-Right Asymmetry Effects on Visuomotor Coordination of Bimanual Reach Movements 2010, Abstract
  • Joint Contributions in Open and Closed Loop Control of Planar Hand Reach Movements 2006, Abstract
  • Maintaining Balance in Seated Reaches 2002, Abstract
  • Movement Control Phases of Upper Body Coordination in Visually Guided Reach Movements 2009, Abstract
  • Pilot Study of the Effects of Vertical Ride Motion on Reach Kinematics 2003, Abstract
  • Planned Overshoot in Visually-Occluded Three-Dimensional Reaching Tasks 2004, Abstract
  • Postural Behaviors during One-Hand Force Exertions 2008, Abstract
  • Postural Goal of Unconstrained Head Movement Strategies 2005, Abstract
  • Quantifying force-Exertion Postures with Contralateral Hand Support 2008, Abstract
  • Representing and Identifying Alternative Movement Techniques for Goal-Directed Manual Tasks 2005, Abstract
  • Ride Motion Effects on the Accuracy of Rapid Pointing Tasks 2006, Abstract
  • Scheduling of Hand Movements in Bimanual Tasks 2008, Abstract
  • Stature, Age, and Gender Effects on Reach Motion Postures 2000, Abstract
  • Task Effects on Three-Dimensional Dynamic Postures during Seated Reaching Movements: An Investigative Scheme and Illustration 1997, Abstract
  • Three-Dimensional Reach Kinematics of the Upper Extremity in a Dynamic Vehicle Environment 2008, Abstract
  • Three-Dimensional Joint Kinematics of the Upper Extremity in Reach Movements under Whole-Body Vibration Exposure 2008, Abstract
  • Torso Kinematics in Seated Reaches 2004, Abstract
  • Torso Movement Strategies for Low Back Pain and Spinal Cord Injury Patients in Manual Transfer Tasks 2010,Abstract
  • Torso Movements of People with Spinal Cord Injury and Low Back Pain 2006, Abstract
  • Transitional Role of Feedback in Visually-Occluded Three-Dimensional Reaching Tasks under Ride Motion 2006,Abstract
  • Upper Body Coordination and Sequencing of Movement Control Phases in Visually Guided Reach Movements 2008, Abstract
  • Upper Body Coordination in Reach Movements 2009, Abstract
  • Upper Body Coordination in Reach Movements 2008, Abstract
  • Whole-Body Vibration Response through the Upper Limbs Associated with Reaching Movements and Posture 2010, Abstract

Movement Modeling
  • Classification and Modeling of Acyclic Stepping Strategies used during Manual Material Handling Transfer Tasks 2008, Paper 7.6 mb
  • Computer Algorithm for Representing Spatial-Temporal Structure of Human Motion and a Motion Generalization Method 2005, Abstract
  • Development of Dynamic Simulation Models of Seated Reaching Motions while Driving 1997, Abstract
  • Development of Active Human Response Model to Ride Motion 2006, Abstract
  • Inter-Segment Allocation Strategy for Postural Control in Human Reach Motions Revealed by Differential Inverse Kinematics and Optimization 1997, Abstract
  • Modeling 3D Trajectories using Bézire Curves with Application to Hand Motion 2007, Abstract
  • Modeling Coordinated Hand-Head Movements Using Optimization-Based Differential Inverse Kinematics 2003,Abstract
  • Modeling Coordinated Movements of the Head and Hand Using Differential Inverse Kinematics 2004, Abstract
  • Modeling Foot Trajectories for Heavy Truck Ingress Simulation 2010, Abstract
  • Modeling Hand Trajectories During Reaching Motions 2000, Abstract
  • Modeling Head and Hand Orientation During Motion Using Quaternions 2004, Abstract
  • Modeling In-Vehicle Reaches Perturbed by Ride Motion 2004, Abstract
  • Modeling Reach Motions Using Functional Regression Analysis 2000, Abstract
  • Modeling Truck Driver Reach to Controls 2001, Abstract
  • Modeling Variability in Reaching Motions 2001, Abstract
  • A Model of Head Movement Contribution for Gaze Transitions 2010, Abstract
  • Optimization-Based Differential Kinematic Modeling Exhibits a Velocity-Control Strategy for Dynamic Posture Determination in Seated Reaching Movements 1998, Abstract
  • Statistical Modeling of Reaching Motions using Functional Regression with Endpoint Constraints 2004, Abstract
  • Task-Based Stepping Behavior Model for Digital Human Models 2006, Abstract
  • Visual and Postural Constraints in Coordinated Movements of the Head in Hand Reaching Tasks 2002, Abstract
Movement Prediction
  • Data-Based Motion Prediction 2003, Abstract
  • Development of an Angle-time-based Dynamic Motion Modification Method 2000, Abstract
  • Enhanced Motion Modification Algorithm for Memory-Based Human Motion Simulation 2005, Abstract
  • Human Animation using Nonparametric Regression 2003, Abstract
  • HUMOSIM Ergonomics Framework: A New Approach to Digital Human Simulation for Ergonomic Analysis 2006,Abstract
  • Human Motion Simulation Method for Satisfying Obstacle Avoidance Constraints 2001, Abstract
  • Integrated Model of Gait and Transition Stepping for Simulation of Industrial Workcell Tasks 2007, Abstract
  • Memory-Based Human Motion Simulation 2002, Abstract
  • Memory-Based Model for Planning Target Reach Postures in the Presence of Obstructions 2006, Abstract
  • Memory-Based Posture Prediction: Posture Prediction in the Presence of Obstructions 2004, Abstract
  • Modeling Ascending and Descending Stairs using the Human Motion Simulation Framework 2009, Abstract
  • Modifying Motions to Avoid Obstacles 2002, Abstract
  • Modifying Motions to Meet New Constraints 2000, Abstract
  • Motion Modification Algorithm for Memory-based Human Motion Simulation 2002, Abstract
  • On Simulating Human Reach Motions for Ergonomics Analyses 2001, Abstract
  • Prediction of Head Orientation Based on the Visual Image of a Three Dimensional Space 2001, Abstract
  • Performance Evaluation of Human Motion Simulation Models 2001, Abstract
  • Predicting Foot Positions for Manual Materials Handling Tasks 2005, Abstract
  • Predicting Force-Exertion Postures from Task Variables 2007, Abstract
  • Rectifying Postures Reconstructed from Joint Angles to Meet Constraints 1998, Abstract
  • Regression Analysis for a Functional Response 1997, Abstract
  • Relationship between Hand Force Direction and Posture during Two-Handed Pushing Tasks 2007, Abstract
  • Simulating Complex Manual Handling Motions Via Motion Modification: Performace Evaluation of Motion Modification Algorithm 2003, Abstract
  • Simulating Complex Multi-Phased Manual Handling Motions Via Motion Modification 2003, Abstract
  • Simulating Industrial Reach Motions for Biomechanical Analyses 1999, Abstract
  • Simulating Reach Motions 1999, Abstract
  • Strength and Balance Guided Posture Selection during a Battery Maintenance Task 2005, Abstract
  • Three-dimensional Dynamic Posture Prediction Model for Simulating In-vehicle Seated Reaching Movements: Development and Validation 2000, Abstract
  • Toward Memory-Based Human Motion Simulation: Development and Validation of a Motion Modification Algorithm 2004, Abstract
  • Validation of the Human Motion Simulation Framework: Posture Prevention for Standing Object Transfer Tasks 2009, Abstract
  • Whole Body Postures during Standing Hand Force Exertions Development of a 3D Biomechanical Posture Prediction Model 2008, Paper 11.4 mb
Movement Research Methods
Reach Capability
Reach Effort Modeling
Miscellaneous
Chronological Listing

2013
  • Effects of driver characteristics on seat belt fit. Stapp Car Crash Journal, 57:43-57.
  • PMHS impact response in 3-m/s and 8-m/s nearside impacts with abdomen offset. Stapp Car Crash Journal, 57:387-425.
  • Rear seat restraint system optimization for older children in frontal crashes. Traffic Injury Prevention, 14(6):614-622. 10.1080/15389588.2012.743123.
  • The effect of bracing availability on one-hand isometric force exertion capability. Ergonomics, 56(4):667-681. 10.1080/00140139.2013.765601.
  • Step scaling and behaviour selection in a constrained set of manual materials handling transfers. Ergonomics, 56(6):964-975. 10.1080/00140139.2013.780099.
  • Effects of task characteristics on unimanual and bimanual movement times. Ergonomics. 56(4):612-622. 10.1080/00140139.2012.750383.
  • Child passenger restraints in relation to other second row passengers: an analysis of the 2007–2009 National Survey of the Use of Booster Seats. Traffic Injury Prevention.  14(2):209-214. 10.1080/15389588.2012.700748
  • Effects of vehicle seat and belt geometry on belt fit for children with and without belt positioning booster seats. Accident Analysis and Prevention. 50:512-22. 10.1016/j.aap.2012.05.030
  • Effects of child restraint system features on installation errors. Applied Ergonomics. 10.1016/j.apergo.2013.04.005
  • A simulation study of spine biofidelity in the Hybrid-III 6-year-old ATD. Traffic Injury Prevention. 14(4):397-404. 10.1080/15389588.2012.725260.
  • An anthropometric comparison of current ATDs with the U.S. adult population. Traffic Injury Prevention. 14(7):703-705. 10.1080/15389588.2012.752819.
  • Optimizing the rear seat environment for older children, adults, and infants. Traffic Injury Prevention. 14(Supplement 1):S13-S22. 10.1080/15389588.2013.796043
  • Effects of child restraint system features on installation errors. Applied Ergonomics. 10.1016/j.apergo.2013.04.005
  • On the impact of the regulatory frontal crash test speed on optimal vehicle design and road traffic injuries. International Journal of Vehicle Design. 63(1):39-60.
  • Distribution of belt anchorage locations in the second row of passenger cars and light trucks. Technical Paper 2013-01-1157. SAE International Journal of Transportation Safety. 10.4271/2013-01-1157.
  • Driver preference for fore-aft steering wheel location. SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars – Mechanical Systems. 6(2):10.4271/2013-01-0453.
  • Effects of BMI on the risk and frequency of serious injury in motor-vehicle crashes. Obesity. 21(1):88-97.
  • Development of a methodology for simulating seat back interaction using realistic body contours. SAE Technical Paper 2013-01-0452. SAE International, Warrendale, PA.

2012
  • Integration of physical and cognitive human models to simulate driving with a secondary in-vehicle task.  IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. 13(2):967-972. 10.1109/TITS.2012.2182764
  • Development and validation of a modified Hybrid-III six-year-old dummy model for simulating submarining in motor-vehicle crashes. Medical Engineering and Physics. 34(5):541-551. 10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.08.013
  • Development and validation of a modified Hybrid-III six-year-old dummy model for simulating submarining in motor-vehicle crashes. Medical Engineering and Physics. 34(5):541-551. 10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.08.013
  • Effects of obesity on seat belt fit.  Traffic Injury Prevention, 13(4):364-372.  10.1080/15389588.2012.659363
  • Quantifying cervical spine curvature using Bézier splines. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 11(4): 114503-114508. 10.1115/1.4007749
  • Focusing on vulnerable populations in crashes: recent advances in finite element human models for injury biomechanics research. Journal of Automotive Safety and Energy, 3(4):295-307.
  • U. S. truck driver anthropometric study and multivariate anthropometric models for cab designs. Human Factors, 54 (5), pp. 849-871.
  • Child anthropometry measurement for development of human body parametric models. Proc. 10th Annual Conference, Protection of Children in Cars, Munich, Germany.
  • A pilot study of three-dimensional child anthropometry for vehicle safety analysis. Proceedings of the 2012 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting. HFES, Santa Monica, CA.
  • Influence of object size and hand posture on upper limb joint loads during one-handed lifting exertion. Proceedings of the American Society of Biomechanics 36th Annual Meeting, ASB. Gainesville, FL.
  • A subject-specific model of human buttocks and thighs in a seated posture. In Proc. 7th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, ACAM 7, 9-12 December 2012, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA.

2011
  • An eyellipse for rear seats with fixed seat back angles. Technical Paper 2011-01-0596. SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars– Mechanical Systems.
  • A study of the difference between nominal and actual hand forces in two-handed sagittal plane whole-body exertions. Ergonomics, 54(1):47-59.
  • Driver report of improper seat belt position among 4- to 9-year-old children.  Academic Pediatrics, 11(6):487-92.  10.1016/j.acap.2011.08.009
  • Development, validation, and application of a parametric pediatric head finite-element model for impact simulations.  Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 39(12):2984-2997. 10.1007/s10439-011-0409
  • Design and testing of a child restraint for developing countries using low-technology manufacturing methods.  SAE Technical Paper 2011-01-0260. SAE International, Warrendale, PA.
  • Measurement of the contour and deflection of vehicle seats for comparison with the FMVSS 213 dynamic test bench.  SAE Technical Paper 2011-01-0265. SAE International, Warrendale, PA.
  • Comparison of WorldSID and cadaver responses in low-speed and high-speed nearside impact. Paper Number 11-0080. Proc. 2011 ESV Conference, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Washington, DC.
  • Influence of object weight and terminal orientation on upper limb postures during grasping, holding, and placing cylindrical objects. Proceedings of the 2011 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting. HFES, Santa Monica, CA.
  • A pilot study of biomechanical factors affecting upper limb posture during grasping, holding, and placing cylindrical objects. Proceedings of the 2011 American Society of Biomechanics Conference, ASB, Long Beach, CA
  • Understanding work task assessment sensitivity to the prediction of standing location.  SAE Technical Paper 2011-01-0527. SAE International, Warrendale, PA.
  • Automated grasp modeling in the Human Motion Simulation Framework. Proc. 2011 International Ergonomics Society Digital Human Modeling Symposium. Lyon, France.
  • Hierarchical non-negative garrote for group variable selection. Proceedings of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting. 
2010

  • Whole-Body Vibration Response through the Upper Limbs Associated with Reaching Movements and Posture 2010, Abstract
  • 3D Transmission of the Seated Human Performing Upper Limb Reaching Movements in Vehicle Operations 2010,Abstract
  • A Model of Head Movement Contribution for Gaze Transitions 2010, Abstract
  • Torso Movement Strategies for Low Back Pain and Spinal Cord Injury Patients in Manual Transfer Tasks 2010,Abstract
  • Left-Right Asymmetry Effects on Visuomotor Coordination of Bimanual Reach Movements 2010, Abstract
  • Eye-Hand Coordination of Symmetric Bimanual Reaching Tasks: Temporal Aspects 2010, Abstract
  • The Effect of Bracing Avaiability on Force Exertion Capability in One-Hand Isometric Pulling Tasks 2010,Abstract
  • Integrating Physical and Cognitive Models to Represent Driver Behavior 2010, Abstract
  • Modeling Foot Trajectories for Heavy Truck Ingress Simulation 2010, Abstract
  • Hand Positions and Forces during Truck Ingress 2010, Abstract
  • Creating Virtual User Populations by Analysis of Anthropometric Data 2010, Abstract

  • 2009

  • Glance Strategies for using an In-Vehicle Touch-Screen Monitor 2009, Abstract
  • Some Requirements and Fundamental Issues in Digital Human Modeling 2009, Abstract
  • The Evolving Role of Biomechanics in Prevention of Overexertion Injuries 2009, Abstract
  • Effects of Posture and Movement on Vibration Transmissibility Affecting Human Reach Performance under Vehicle Vibration 2009, Abstract
  • Simulating Complex Automotive Assembly Tasks using the HUMOSIM Framework 2009, Abstract
  • Validation of the Human Motion Simulation Framework: Posture Prevention for Standing Object Transfer Tasks 2009, Abstract
  • Upper Body Coordination in Reach Movements 2009, Abstract
  • Movement Control Phases of Upper Body Coordination in Visually Guided Reach Movements 2009, Abstract
  • Skin and Bone Surfaces for a Three-Dimensional Kinematic Hand Model 2009, Abstract
  • Modeling Ascending and Descending Stairs using the Human Motion Simulation Framework 2009, Abstract
  • Foot Motions in Manual Material Handling Transfer Tasks: A Taxonomy and Data from an Automotive Assembly Plant 2009, Abstract

  • 2008
    • Classification and Modeling of Acyclic Stepping Strategies used during Manual Material Handling Transfer Tasks 2008, Paper 7.6 mb
    • Digital Human Modeling Goals and Strategic Plans 2008, Abstract
    • Dynamic Hand Space Envelope during Reaching and Grasping 2008, Abstract
    • Influence of Object Properties on Reaching and Grasping Tasks 2008, Abstract
    • Modeling Vehicle Ingress and Egress Using the Human Motion Simulation Framework 2008, Abstract
    • Postural Behaviors during One-Hand Force Exertions 2008, Abstract
    • Scheduling of Hand Movements in Bimanual Tasks 2008, Abstract
    • Three-Dimensional Joint Kinematics of the Upper Extremity in Reach Movements under Whole-Body Vibration Exposure 2008, Abstract
    • Three-Dimensional Reach Kinematics of the Upper Extremity in a Dynamic Vehicle Environment 2008, Abstract
    • Transmissibility of Upper Body Segments Affecting Reaching Tasks under Whole-Body Vibration Exposure 2008,Abstract
    • Upper Body Coordination in Reach Movements 2008, Abstract
    • Upper Body Coordination and Sequencing of Movement Control Phases in Visually Guided Reach Movements 2008, Abstract
    • Whole Body Postures during Standing Hand Force Exertions Development of a 3D Biomechanical Posture Prediction Model 2008, Paper 11.4 mb
    2007
    • Assessing the Importance of Motion Dynamics for Ergonomic Analysis of Manual Materials Handling Tasks using the Anybody Modeling System 2007, Abstract
    • Effect of Torque Direction and Cylindrical Handle Diameter on the Coupling between the Hand and a Cylindrical Handle 2007, Abstract
    • Estimation of Grasp Envelope using a 3-Dimensional Kinematic Model of the Hand 2007, Abstract
    • Estimation of Body Links Transfer functions in Vehicle Vibration Environment 2007, Abstract
    • Head Movement Control in Visually Guided Tasks: Postural Goal and Optimality 2007, Abstract
    • Human Motion Simulation for Vehicle and Workplace Design 2007, Abstract
    • Integrated Model of Gait and Transition Stepping for Simulation of Industrial Workcell Tasks 2007, Abstract
    • Mathematical Musculoskeletal Shoulder Model for Proactive Ergonomic Analysis 2007, Abstract
    • Modeling 3D Trajectories using Bézire Curves with Application to Hand Motion 2007, Abstract
    • Predicting Force-Exertion Postures from Task Variables 2007, Abstract
    • Predictors of Perceived Effort in the Shoulder during Load Transfer Tasks 2007, Abstract
    • Relationship between Hand Force Direction and Posture during Two-Handed Pushing Tasks 2007, Abstract
    • Role of Motion Modeling in Digital Human Modeling for Proactive Ergonomics in Design 2007, Abstract
    • Some Requirement and Fundamental Issues in Digital Human Modeling 2007, Abstract
    • Standing Reach Envelopes Incorporationg Anthropometric Variance and Postural Cost 2007, Abstract
    • Virtual Driver: Integrating Task Planning and Cognitive Simulation with Human Movement Models 2007, Abstract
    2006
    • A Memory-Based Model for Planning Target Reach Postures in the Presence of Obstructions, Abstract
    • Applying Statistical Process Control to Identify Transitionary Foot Motions During Manual Materials Handling Transfer Tasks, Abstract
    • Center of Pressure Excursion Capability in Performance of Seated Lateral-Reaching Tasks, Abstract
    • Considering Driver Balance Capability in Truck Shifter Design, Abstract
    • Development of Active Human Response Model to Ride Motion, Abstract
    • Effects of Ride Motion Perturbations on the Speed and Accuracy of In-Vehicle Reaching Tasks, Paper 4.9 mb
    • HUMOSIM Ergonomics Framework: A New Approach to Digital Human Simulation for Ergonomic Analysis,Abstract
    • Joint Contributions in Open and Closed Loop Control of Planar Hand Reach Movements, Abstract
    • Laboratory for Analysis of Standing Exertions Performed With & Without Feedback on Hand Forces, Abstract
    • Ride Motion Effects on the Accuracy of Rapid Pointing Tasks, Abstract
    • Relationship between Shoulder Torque and the Perception of Muscular Effort in Loaded Reaches, Abstract
    • Task-Based Stepping Behavior Model for Digital Human Models, Abstract
    • Torso Movements of People with Spinal Cord Injury and Low Back Pain, Abstract
    • Transitional Role of Feedback in Visually-Occluded Three-Dimensional Reaching Tasks under Ride Motion,Abstract
    2005
    • Application of Digital Human Modeling to the Design of a Postal Delivery Vehicle, Abstract
    • Biomechanical Analysis of Occupational High Exertion Tasks, Abstract
    • Biomechanical Basis for the Ergonomics of High Exertion Tasks, Abstract
    • Computer Algorithm for Representing Spatial-Temporal Structure of Human Motion and a Motion Generalization Method, Abstract
    • Development of a Biomechanical Shoulder Model for Ergonomic Analyses, Abstract
    • Effects of Ride Motion on Reaction Times for Reaching Tasks, Abstract
    • Enhanced Motion Modification Algorithm for Memory-Based Human Motion Simulation, Abstract
    • Postural Goal of Uncontrained Head Movement Strategies, Abstract
    • Predicting Foot Positions for Manual Materials Handling Tasks, Abstract
    • Representing and Identifying Alternative Movement Techniques for Goal-Directed Manual Tasks, Abstract
    • Strength and Balance Guided Postural Selection during a Battery Maintenance Task, Abstract
    • Validation of a Biodynamic Model for the Assessment of Human Operator Performance in a Vibration Environment,Abstract
    2004
    • Analysis and Redesign of Battery Handling Using Jack and HUMOSIM Motions, Abstract
    • Balance Maintenance during Seated Reaches of People with Spinal Cord Injury, Abstract
    • Balance Maintenance in Seated Reaches for People with Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury, Abstract
    • Degradation of Exocentric Reference in Visually-Occluded Three-Dimensional Reaching Tasks, Abstract
    • Effects of Vibration on Approach Trajectory of In-Vehicle Reaching Tasks, Abstract
    • Evaluating the Effect of Back Injury on Shoulder Loading and Effort Perception in Hand Transfer Tasks, Abstract
    • Human Motion Simulation for Vehicle and Workplace Design, Abstract
    • Memory-Based Posture Prediction: Posture Prediction in the Presence of Obstructions, Abstract
    • Merging Biomechanical Models of the Shoulder with Digital Human Modeling, Abstract
    • Modeling Head and Hand Orientation During Motion Using Quaternions, Abstract
    • Modeling In-Vehicle Reaches Perturbed by Ride Motion, Abstract
    • Modeling the Coordinated Movements of the Head and Hand Using Differential Inverse Kinematics, Abstract
    • Modeling of Object Movement Capability in the Spinal Cord Injured Population, Abstract
    • Planned Overshoot in Visually-Occluded Three-Dimensional Reaching Tasks, Abstract
    • Shoulder Biomechanics and Proactive Interface Design, Abstract
    • Statistical Modeling of Reaching Motions using Functional Regression with Endpoint Constraints, Abstract
    • Torso Kinematics in Seated Reaches, Abstract
    • Toward Memory-Based Human Motion Simulation: Development and Validation of a Motion Modification Algorithm,Abstract
    • Transitioning from Reactive to Proactive Ergonomics, Abstract
    2003
    • Analysis of the Relationship Between Biomechanical Loading and Perceived Effort at the Shoulder for Weighted Reach Tasks, Abstract
    • Assessing the Validity of Kinematically Generated Reach Envelopes for Simulations of Vehicle Operators,Abstract
    • Data-Based Motion Prediction, Abstract
    • Digital Human Modeling and Simulation--Opportunities and Challenges, Abstract
    • Dynamic Loading and Effort Perception During One-Handed Loaded Reaches, Abstract
    • Effects of Target Location on Upper Body Kinematics During 3D Seated Reach Considering the Range of Motion,Abstract
    • Effects of Vertical Land-Vehicle Ride Motion on Human Reach Performance and Perceived Task Difficulty,Abstract
    • Effort Perception of Workers with Spinal Cord Injury or Low Back Pain in Manual Transfer Tasks, Abstract
    • Evaluating Loading and Perceived Effort at the Shoulder: A Quantitative Biomecahnical Approach to Task Analysis, Abstract
    • Human Animation using Nonparametric Regression, Abstract
    • Improving Digital Human Modeling for Proactive Ergonomics in Design, Abstract
    • Modeling Coordinated Hand-Head Movements Using Optimization-Based Differential Inverse Kinematics,Abstract
    • New Approach to Modeling Driver Reach, Abstract
    • Pilot Study of the Effects of Vertical Ride Motion on Reach Kinematics, Abstract
    • Redesigning Workstations Utilizing a Motion Modification Algorithm, Abstract
    • Simulating Complex Manual Handling Motions Via Motion Modification: Performace Evaluation of Motion Modification Algorithm, Abstract
    • Simulating Complex Multi-Phased Manual Handling Motions Via Motion Modification, Abstract
    • A new approach to modeling driver reach.  Technical Paper 2003-01-0587. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars — Mechanical Systems (112):709-718.
    • A method for measuring the field of view in vehicle mirrors.  Technical Paper 2003-01-0297. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars — Mechanical Systems (112):259-264.
    • Development of Surrogate Child Restraints for Testing of Occupant Sensing and Classification Systems. Technical Report UMTRI-2003-19. University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI.
    • Comparison of knee/femur force-deflection response of the THOR, Hybrid-III, and human cadaver to dynamic frontal-impact knee loading.  Proc. 18th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles.  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Washington, DC.
    • Effects of hip posture on the frontal impact tolerance of the human hip joint.  Stapp Car Crash Journal, 47:21-33.
    2002
    • Adaptive Experimental Design Applied to an Ergonomics Testing Procedure, Abstract
    • Analysis of Shoulder Loading Differences for Simulated Industrial Task Performance Between Injured and Non-Injured Subject Populations, Abstract
    • Biomechanical Differences in Shoulder Loading in Populations During Load-Bearing Tasks, Abstract
    • Biomechanical Modeling of Shoulder Loading and Perceived Effort during Task Performance, Abstract
    • Maintaining Balance in Seated Reaches, Abstract
    • Memory-Based Human Motion Simulation, Abstract
    • Modeling of Shoulder and Torso Effort Perception in Manual Tasks, Abstract
    • Modifying Motions to Avoid Obstacles, Abstract
    • Motion Modification Algorithm for Memory-based Human Motion Simulation, Abstract
    • Simulation of Human Reach Motions for Ergonomics Analyses, Abstract
    • Visual and Postural Constraints in Coordinated Movements of the Head in Hand Reaching Tasks, Abstract
    • Development of seatbelt fit assessment components for the ASPECT manikin.  Technical Paper 2002-01-0686. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars — Mechanical Systems, Vol. 111.
    • Characterization of driver seatbelt donning behavior.  Technical Paper 2002-01-0783. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars — Mechanical Systems, Vol. 111.
    • A statistical method for predicting automobile driving posture. Human Factors. 44 (4): 557-568.
    • Adaptive experimental design applied to an ergonomics testing procedure.  Proc. ASME Design Conference.  American Society of Mechanical Engineers,  New York.
    • Maintaining Balance in Seated Reaches.  Proc. RESNA Annual Conference.  Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, Arlington, VA.
    • The tolerance of the human hip to dynamic knee loading.  Stapp Car Crash Journal, 46: 211-228.
    2001
    • Analysis and Simulation of Upper Body Motion of Patients Affected by Low Back Pain or Spinal Cord Injury,Abstract
    • Digital Human Modeling for Vehicle and Workplace Design, Abstract
    • Effect of Motion Dynamics in Calculation of External Joint Moments During Light Industrial Hand Motions,Abstract
    • Exertion-Driven Strength Modeling of the Shoulder, Abstract
    • Human Motion Simulation Method for Satisfying Obstacle Avoidance Constraints, Abstract
    • Method for the Rapid Prototyping of Custom Contoured Cushions, Abstract
    • Modeling of Effort Perception in Lifting and Reaching Tasks, Abstract
    • Modeling Truck Driver Reach to Controls, Abstract
    • Modeling Variability in Reaching Motions, Abstract
    • On Simulating Human Reach Motions for Ergonomics Analyses, Abstract
    • Prediction of Head Orientation Based on the Visual Image of a Three Dimensional Space, Abstract
    • Performance Evaluation of Human Motion Simulation Models, Abstract
    • Reaching and Object Movement Capability in the Spinal Cord Injured Population, Abstract
    • Shoulder Biomechanics Modeling During Arm Reaches in Workplace and Vehicle Simulation, Abstract
    • Simulating Humans: Ergonomic Analysis in Digital Environments, Abstract
    • Simulation of Simultaneous Muscle Strength and Balance Constraints During One and Two Handed Lifting,Abstract
    • Modeling population distributions of subjective ratings. SAE Technical Paper 2001-01-2122. Society of Automotive Engineers, Warrendale, PA.
    • New tools for vehicle interior design. Proc. 2001 Human Factors and Ergonomics Annual Meeting.  HFES, Santa Monica, CA.
    • Modeling Vehicle Occupant Head and Head Restraint Positions. Technical Report UMTRI-2001-8. University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI.
    • Mirror Field of View in Light Trucks, Minivans, and Sport Utility Vehicles.  Technical Report UMTRI-2001-1. University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI.
    • Quantitative Evaluation of Seat Surface Pressure Distributions, Body Weight Distributions, and Posture Obtained with Human Surrogates. Technical Report UMTRI-2001-12. University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI.
    • Development of Belt Fit Assessment Components for the ASPECT Manikin. Technical Report UMTRI-2001-13. University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI.
    • Development of anthropometric specifications for the six-year-old OCATD.  Technical Paper 2001-01-1057. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars — Mechanical Systems, Vol. 110.
    • Methods for in-vehicle measurement of truck driver postures. SAE Technical Paper 2001-01-2821. Society of Automotive Engineers, Warrendale, PA.
    • Creating human figure models for ergonomic analysis from whole-body scan data.  Proc. 2001 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting.  HFES, Santa Monica, CA.
    • Improved ATD positioning procedures. Technical Paper 2001-01-0117. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars — Mechanical Systems, Vol. 110.
    2000
    • Back Lift versus Leg Lift: An Index and Visualization of Dynamic Lifting Strategies, Abstract
    • Development of an Angle-time-based Dynamic Motion Modification Method, Abstract
    • Head Orientation in Visually Guided Tasks, Abstract
    • Modeling Hand Trajectories During Reaching Motions, Abstract
    • Modeling Reach Motions Using Functional Regression Analysis, Abstract
    • Modifying Motions to Meet New Constraints, Abstract
    • Stature, Age, and Gender Effects on Reach Motion Postures, Abstract
    • Three-dimensional Dynamic Posture Prediction Model for Simulating In-vehicle Seated Reaching Movements: Development and Validation, Abstract
    • Survey of Auto Seat Design Recommendations for Improved Comfort.  Technical Report.  University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI.
    • The effects of vehicle interior geometry and anthropometric variables on automobile driving posture. Human Factors. 42 (4): 541-552.
    • The effects of forward vision restriction on automobile driver posture.  Transportation Human Factors, 2(2). 173-179.
    • Field of view in passenger car mirrors. Technical Report UMTRI-2000-23. University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI.
    • Comparison of methods for predicting automobile driver posture. Technical Paper 2000-01-2180. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars — Mechanical Systems, Vol. 109.
    • Development of anthropometric and performance standards for Occupant Classification Anthropomorphic Test Devices (OCATD). Technical Report UMTRI-2000-38. University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI.
    • Anthropometry for WorldSID: A world-harmonized midsize male side impact crash dummy. Technical Paper 2000-01-2202. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars — Mechanical Systems, Vol. 109.
    • Methods for laboratory investigation of truck and bus driver postures.  Technical Paper 2000-01-3405. SAE Transactions: Journal of Commercial Vehicles, Vol. 109.
    • Anthropometric and postural variability: limitation of the boundary manikin approach.  Technical Paper 2000-01-2172. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars — Mechanical Systems, Vol. 109.
    1999
    • Effects of Speed Variation on Joint Kinematics during Multisegment Reaching Movements, Abstract
    • Integration of Magnetic and Optical Motion Tracking Devices for Capturing Human Motion Data, Abstract
    • Simulating Industrial Reach Motions for Biomechanical Analyses, Abstract
    • Simulating Reach Motions, Abstract 
    • Comparison of driving performance on-road and in a low-cost simulator using a concurrent telephone dialling task.  Ergonomics, 42(8):1015-1037.
    • ASPECT: The next-generation H-point machine and related vehicle and seat design and measurement tools.  Technical Paper 990962. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars, Vol. 108.
    • Design and development of the ASPECT manikin. Technical Paper 990963. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars, Vol. 108.
    • Methods for measuring and representing automobile occupant posture. Technical Paper 990959. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars, Vol. 108.
    • ASPECT manikin applications and measurements for design, audit, and benchmarking. Technical Paper 990965. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars, Vol. 108.
    • Automobile occupant posture prediction for use with human models. Technical Paper 990966. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars, Vol. 108.
    • New concepts in vehicle interior design using ASPECT. Technical Paper 990967. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars, Vol. 108.
    • Human subject testing in support of ASPECT. Technical Paper 990960. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars, Vol. 108.
    • Investigating driver headroom perception: methods and models.  Technical Paper 990893. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars, Vol. 108.
    • Measurement of seat surface pressure distributions for occupant characterization. Technical Report UMTRI-99-46. University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI.
    • Methods for laboratory investigation of airbag-induced thermal skin burns.  Technical Paper 991064. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars, Vol. 108.
    • Development of an improved airbag-induced thermal skin burn model.  Technical Paper 991065. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars, Vol. 108.
    1998
    • Back Lift Versus Leg Lift: A Dynamic Lifting Strategy Index, Abstract
    • Dynamic Shoulder Loads in Reaching and Materials Handling Tasks, Abstract
    • Dynamic Torso And Shoulder Moments During Seated Reaching Movements Are Affected By Gender And Reach Target Location, Abstract
    • Optimization-Based Differential Kinematic Modeling Exhibits a Velocity-Control Strategy for Dynamic Posture Determination in Seated Reaching Movements, Abstract
    • Prediction of Population Strengths, Abstract
    • Rectifying Postures Reconstructed from Joint Angles to Meet Constraints, Abstract
    • Development of an Improved Driver Eye Position Model.  Technical Paper 980012. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars, Vol. 107.
    • An Improved Seating Accommodation Model with Application to Different User Populations.  Technical Paper 980651. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars, Vol. 107.
    • Airbag-induced fracture in a patient with osteoporosis.  Journal of Trauma, 45(2):416-418.
    • Comparison of Airbag-Aggressivity Predictors in Relation to Forearm Fractures.  Technical Paper 980856. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars, Vol. 107.
    • ATD Positioning based on driver posture and position.  Proc. 42nd Stapp Car Crash Conference.  Technical Paper 983163. Warrendale, PA: Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc.
    • Statistical and Biomechanical Prediction of Automobile Driving Posture. Doctoral Dissertation. University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI.
    1997
    • Development of Dynamic Simulation Models of Seated Reaching Motions while Driving, Abstract
    • Dynamic Torso and Shoulder Moments during Seated Reaching Movements, Abstract
    • Inter-Segment Allocation Strategy for Postural Control in Human Reach Motions Revealed by Differential Inverse Kinematics and Optimization, Abstract
    • Regression Analysis for a Functional Response, Abstract
    • Task Effects on Three-Dimensional Dynamic Postures during Seated Reaching Movements: An Investigative Scheme and Illustration, Abstract
    • Perception and Visualization of Human Posture Information for Computer-Aided Ergonomic Analysis, Abstract
    • Biomechanical investigation of airbag-induced upper-extremity injuries.  Technical Paper 973325.  Proc. 41th Stapp Car Crash Conference.  Society of Automotive Engineers, Warrendale, PA.
    • Facial, periorbital, and ocular injuries related to steering-wheel airbag deployments.  Technical Paper 970490. SAE Transactions: Journal of Passenger Cars, Vol. 106.
    1996