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    David Rempel, MD, MPH

    TitleProfessor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address
    Phone510-665-3404

       Biography 
       Education and Training
      University of California, San FranciscoM.D. Medicine1981

       Overview 
       Interests
      work-related musculoskeletal disorders, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, myalgias, prevention, treatment, ergonomics, work design, workstation design, tool design, keyboard design, computer mouse design, human-computer interaction, workplace intervention studies, workplace risk assessment studies, randomized controlled trials, dental ergonomics, office ergonomics, construction.

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       Global Health

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       Publications
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      1. Fan ZJ, Harris-Adamson C, Gerr F, Eisen EA, Hegmann KT, Silverstein B, Evanoff B, Dale AM, Thiese MS, Garg A, Kapellusch J, Burt S, Merlino L, Rempel D. Associations between workplace factors and carpal tunnel syndrome: A multi-site cross sectional study. Am J Ind Med. 2015 May; 58(5):509-18.
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      2. Dale AM, Zeringue A, Harris-Adamson C, Rempel D, Bao S, Thiese MS, Merlino L, Burt S, Kapellusch J, Garg A, Gerr F, Hegmann KT, Eisen EA, Evanoff B. General population job exposure matrix applied to a pooled study of prevalent carpal tunnel syndrome. Am J Epidemiol. 2015 Mar 15; 181(6):431-9.
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      3. Rempel D, Gerr F, Harris-Adamson C, Hegmann KT, Thiese MS, Kapellusch J, Garg A, Burt S, Bao S, Silverstein B, Merlino L, Dale AM, Evanoff B. Personal and Workplace Factors and Median Nerve Function in a Pooled Study of 2396 US Workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2015 Jan; 57(1):98-104.
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      4. Descatha A, Dale AM, Silverstein BA, Roquelaure Y, Rempel D. Lateral epicondylitis: New evidence for work relatedness. Joint Bone Spine. 2015 Jan; 82(1):5-7.
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      5. Bao SS, Kapellusch JM, Garg A, Silverstein BA, Harris-Adamson C, Burt SE, Dale AM, Evanoff BA, Gerr FE, Hegmann KT, Merlino LA, Thiese MS, Rempel DM. Developing a pooled job physical exposure data set from multiple independent studies: an example of a consortium study of carpal tunnel syndrome. Occup Environ Med. 2015 Feb; 72(2):130-7.
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      6. Akkas O, Azari DP, Chen CH, Hu YH, Ulin SS, Armstrong TJ, Rempel D, Radwin RG. A hand speed - duty cycle equation for estimating the ACGIH hand activity level rating. Ergonomics. 2015 Feb; 58(2):184-94.
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      7. Radwin RG, Azari DP, Lindstrom MJ, Ulin SS, Armstrong TJ, Rempel D. A frequency-duty cycle equation for the ACGIH hand activity level. Ergonomics. 2015 Feb; 58(2):173-83.
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      8. Harris-Adamson C, Eisen EA, Kapellusch J, Garg A, Hegmann KT, Thiese MS, Dale AM, Evanoff B, Burt S, Bao S, Silverstein B, Merlino L, Gerr F, Rempel D. Biomechanical risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome: a pooled study of 2474 workers. Occup Environ Med. 2015 Jan; 72(1):33-41.
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      9. Kapellusch Jm JM, Gerr FE, Malloy EJ, Garg A, Harris-Adamson C, Bao SS, Burt SE, Dale AM, Eisen EA, Evanoff BA, Hegmann KT, Silverstein BA, Theise MS, Rempel DM. Exposure-response relationships for the ACGIH threshold limit value for hand-activity level: results from a pooled data study of carpal tunnel syndrome. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2014 Nov 1; 40(6):610-20.
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      10. Thiese MS, Gerr F, Hegmann KT, Harris-Adamson C, Dale AM, Evanoff B, Eisen EA, Kapellusch J, Garg A, Burt S, Bao S, Silverstein B, Merlino L, Rempel D. Effects of varying case definition on carpal tunnel syndrome prevalence estimates in a pooled cohort. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Dec; 95(12):2320-6.
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      11. Harris Adamson C, Eisen E, Hegman K, Thiese M, Silverstein B, Bao S, Garg A, Kapellusch J, Burt S, Gerr F, Merlino L, Marie Dale A, Evanoff B, Rempel D. 0323 workplace psychosocial risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome: a pooled prospective study0323 workplace psychosocial risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome: a pooled prospective study. Occup Environ Med. 2014 Jun; 71 Suppl 1:A40.
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      12. Marie Dale A, Zeringue A, Harris-Adamson C, Thiese M, Bao S, Burt S, Merlino L, Garg A, Eisen E, Gerr F, Hegmann K, Kapellusch J, Rempel D, Silverstein B, Evanoff B. 0383 Use of an O*NET based job exposure matrix to predict prevalence of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in a large pooled cohort. Occup Environ Med. 2014 Jun; 71 Suppl 1:A48-9.
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      13. Pereira A, Hsieh CM, Laroche C, Rempel D. The effect of keyboard key spacing on typing speed, error, usability, and biomechanics, Part 2: Vertical spacing. Hum Factors. 2014 Jun; 56(4):752-9.
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      14. Ko P, Mohapatra A, Bailey IL, Sheedy J, Rempel DM. Effect of font size and glare on computer tasks in young and older adults. Optom Vis Sci. 2014 Jun; 91(6):682-9.
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      15. Violante FS, Bonfiglioli R, Hagberg M, Rempel D. Carpal tunnel syndrome diagnosis in occupational epidemiological studies. Occup Environ Med. 2014 Aug; 71(8):591.
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      16. Harris-Adamson C, Eisen EC, Dale AM, Evanoff B, Hegmann KT, Thiese MS, Kapellusch J, Garg A, Burt S, Silverstein B, Bao S, Merlino L, Gerr F, Rempel D. Personal and workplace psychosocial risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome: a pooled study cohort: author response. Occup Environ Med. 2014 Apr; 71(4):303-4.
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      17. Harris-Adamson C, You D, Eisen EA, Goldberg R, Rempel D. The impact of posture on wrist tendinosis among blue-collar workers: the San Francisco study. Hum Factors. 2014 Feb; 56(1):143-50.
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      18. You D, Smith AH, Rempel D. Meta-analysis: association between wrist posture and carpal tunnel syndrome among workers. Saf Health Work. 2014 Mar; 5(1):27-31.
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      19. Camilleri MJ, Malige A, Fujimoto J, Rempel DM. Touch displays: the effects of palm rejection technology on productivity, comfort, biomechanics and positioning. Ergonomics. 2013; 56(12):1850-62.
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      20. Pereira A, Miller T, Huang YM, Odell D, Rempel D. Holding a tablet computer with one hand: effect of tablet design features on biomechanics and subjective usability among users with small hands. Ergonomics. 2013; 56(9):1363-75.
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      21. Pereira A, Lee DL, Sadeeshkumar H, Laroche C, Odell D, Rempel D. The effect of keyboard key spacing on typing speed, error, usability, and biomechanics: Part 1. Hum Factors. 2013 Jun; 55(3):557-66.
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      22. Kapellusch JM, Garg A, Bao SS, Silverstein BA, Burt SE, Dale AM, Evanoff BA, Gerr FE, Harris-Adamson C, Hegmann KT, Merlino LA, Rempel DM. Pooling job physical exposure data from multiple independent studies in a consortium study of carpal tunnel syndrome. Ergonomics. 2013; 56(6):1021-37.
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      23. Harris-Adamson C, Eisen EA, Dale AM, Evanoff B, Hegmann KT, Thiese MS, Kapellusch JM, Garg A, Burt S, Bao S, Silverstein B, Gerr F, Merlino L, Rempel D. Personal and workplace psychosocial risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome: a pooled study cohort. Occup Environ Med. 2013 Aug; 70(8):529-37.
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      24. Taylor WC, King KE, Shegog R, Paxton RJ, Evans-Hudnall GL, Rempel DM, Chen V, Yancey AK. Booster Breaks in the workplace: participants' perspectives on health-promoting work breaks. Health Educ Res. 2013 Jun; 28(3):414-25.
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      25. Dale AM, Harris-Adamson C, Rempel D, Gerr F, Hegmann K, Silverstein B, Burt S, Garg A, Kapellusch J, Merlino L, Thiese MS, Eisen EA, Evanoff B. Prevalence and incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in US working populations: pooled analysis of six prospective studies. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2013 Sep 1; 39(5):495-505.
        View in: PubMed PMC4042862
      26. Rempel D, Lee DL, Dawson K, Loomer P. The effects of periodontal curette handle weight and diameter on arm pain: a four-month randomized controlled trial. J Am Dent Assoc. 2012 Oct; 143(10):1105-13.
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      27. Cooper MR, Susi P, Rempel D. Evaluation and control of respirable silica exposure during lateral drilling of concrete. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2012; 9(2):D35-41.
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      28. Rempel D, Lee D, Shergill A. Distal upper extremity musculoskeletal risk factors associated with colonoscopy. Work. 2012; 41 Suppl 1:4680-2.
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      29. Harris C, Eisen EA, Goldberg R, Krause N, Rempel D. 1st place, PREMUS best paper competition: workplace and individual factors in wrist tendinosis among blue-collar workers--the San Francisco study. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2011 Mar; 37(2):85-98.
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      30. Lichty MG, Janowitz IL, Rempel DM. Ergonomic evaluation of ten single-channel pipettes. Work. 2011; 39(2):177-85.
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      31. Rempel P, Janowitz I, Alexandre M, Lee DL, Rempel D. The effect of two alternative arm supports on shoulder and upper back muscle loading during pipetting. Work. 2011; 39(2):195-200.
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      32. Story MF, Winters JM, Lemke MR, Barr A, Omiatek E, Janowitz I, Brafman D, Rempel D. Development of a method for evaluating accessibility of medical equipment for patients with disabilities. Appl Ergon. 2010 Dec; 42(1):178-83.
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      33. Kennedy CA, Amick BC, Dennerlein JT, Brewer S, Catli S, Williams R, Serra C, Gerr F, Irvin E, Mahood Q, Franzblau A, Van Eerd D, Evanoff B, Rempel D. Systematic review of the role of occupational health and safety interventions in the prevention of upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms, signs, disorders, injuries, claims and lost time. J Occup Rehabil. 2010 Jun; 20(2):127-62.
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      34. Rempel D, Star D, Barr A, Janowitz I. Overhead drilling: comparing three bases for aligning a drilling jig to vertical. J Safety Res. 2010 Jun; 41(3):247-51.
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      35. Rempel D, Star D, Barr A, Blanco MM, Janowitz I. Field evaluation of a modified intervention for overhead drilling. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2010 Apr; 7(4):194-202.
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      36. Wang PC, Harrison RJ, Yu F, Rempel DM, Ritz BR. Follow-up of neck and shoulder pain among sewing machine operators: The Los Angeles garment study. Am J Ind Med. 2010 Apr; 53(4):352-60.
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      37. Taylor WC, Shegog R, Chen V, Rempel DM, Baun MP, Bush CL, Green T, Hare-Everline N. The Booster Break program: description and feasibility test of a worksite physical activity daily practice. Work. 2010; 37(4):433-43.
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      38. Krause N, Burgel B, Rempel D. Effort-reward imbalance and one-year change in neck-shoulder and upper extremity pain among call center computer operators. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2010 Jan; 36(1):42-53.
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      39. Rempel D, Star D, Barr A, Gibbons B, Janowitz I. A new method for overhead drilling. Ergonomics. 2009 Dec; 52(12):1584-9.
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      40. Shergill AK, McQuaid KR, Rempel D. Ergonomics and GI endoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Jul; 70(1):145-53.
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      41. Conlon CF, Krause N, Rempel DM. A randomized controlled trial evaluating an alternative mouse or forearm support on change in median and ulnar nerve motor latency at the wrist. Am J Ind Med. 2009 Apr; 52(4):304-10.
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      42. Rempel D, Nathan-Roberts D, Chen BY, Odell D. The effects of split keyboard geometry on upper body postures. Ergonomics. 2009 Jan; 52(1):104-11.
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      43. Chaumont Menéndez C, Amick Iii BC, Joe Chang CH, Harrist RB, Jenkins M, Robertson M, Janowitz I, Rempel DM, Katz JN, Dennerlein JT. Evaluation of two posture survey instruments for assessing computing postures among college students. Work. 2009; 34(4):421-30.
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      44. Shergill AK, Asundi KR, Barr A, Shah JN, Ryan JC, McQuaid KR, Rempel D. Pinch force and forearm-muscle load during routine colonoscopy: a pilot study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Jan; 69(1):142-6.
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      45. Wang PC, Rempel DM, Hurwitz EL, Harrison RJ, Janowitz I, Ritz BR. Self-reported pain and physical signs for musculoskeletal disorders in the upper body region among Los Angeles garment workers. Work. 2009; 34(1):79-87.
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      46. Story MF, Luce AC, Leung A, Omiatek EM, Lemke MR, Rempel DM. Accessibility of radiology equipment for patients with mobility disabilities. Hum Factors. 2008 Oct; 50(5):801-10.
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      47. Rempel DM, Keir PJ, Bach JM. Effect of wrist posture on carpal tunnel pressure while typing. J Orthop Res. 2008 Sep; 26(9):1269-73.
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      48. Rempel D, Gerr F. Intensive keyboard use and carpal tunnel syndrome: comment on the article by Atroshi et al. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Jun; 58(6):1882-3; author reply 1883.
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      49. Rempel D. The split keyboard: an ergonomics success story. Hum Factors. 2008 Jun; 50(3):385-92.
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      50. Rogers MS, Barr AB, Kasemsontitum B, Rempel DM. A three-dimensional anthropometric solid model of the hand based on landmark measurements. Ergonomics. 2008 Apr; 51(4):511-26.
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      51. Wang PC, Ritz BR, Janowitz I, Harrison RJ, Yu F, Chan J, Rempel DM. A randomized controlled trial of chair interventions on back and hip pain among sewing machine operators: the los angeles garment study. J Occup Environ Med. 2008 Mar; 50(3):255-62.
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      52. Asundi KR, Rempel DM. MMP-1, IL-1beta, and COX-2 mRNA expression is modulated by static load in rabbit flexor tendons. Ann Biomed Eng. 2008 Feb; 36(2):237-43.
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      53. Rempel DM, Star D, Gibbons B, Barr A, Janowitz I. DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF A NEW DEVICE FOR OVERHEAD DRILLING. Prof Saf. 2007 Nov; 52(11):30-35.
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      54. Asundi KR, King KB, Rempel DM. Evaluation of gene expression through qRT-PCR in cyclically loaded tendons: an in vivo model. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2008 Feb; 102(3):265-70.
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      55. Rempel D, Willms K, Anshel J, Jaschinski W, Sheedy J. The effects of visual display distance on eye accommodation, head posture, and vision and neck symptoms. Hum Factors. 2007 Oct; 49(5):830-8.
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      56. Asundi KR, Rempel DM. Cyclic loading inhibits expression of MMP-3 but not MMP-1 in an in vitro rabbit flexor tendon model. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2008 Jan; 23(1):117-21.
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      57. Nakama LH, King KB, Abrahamsson S, Rempel DM. Effect of repetition rate on the formation of microtears in tendon in an in vivo cyclical loading model. J Orthop Res. 2007 Sep; 25(9):1176-84.
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      58. Conlon CF, Krause N, Rempel DM. A randomised controlled trial evaluating an alternative mouse and forearm support on upper body discomfort and musculoskeletal disorders among engineers. Occup Environ Med. 2008 May; 65(5):311-8.
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      59. Asundi K, Rempel D. Ex vivo mechanical loading of tendon. J Vis Exp. 2007; (4):209.
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      60. Wang PC, Rempel DM, Harrison RJ, Chan J, Ritz BR. Work-organisational and personal factors associated with upper body musculoskeletal disorders among sewing machine operators. Occup Environ Med. 2007 Dec; 64(12):806-13.
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      61. Rempel DM, Wang PC, Janowitz I, Harrison RJ, Yu F, Ritz BR. A randomized controlled trial evaluating the effects of new task chairs on shoulder and neck pain among sewing machine operators: the Los Angeles garment study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Apr 20; 32(9):931-8.
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      62. Odell D, Barr A, Goldberg R, Chung J, Rempel D. Evaluation of a dynamic arm support for seated and standing tasks: a laboratory study of electromyography and subjective feedback. Ergonomics. 2007 Apr; 50(4):520-35.
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      63. Asundi KR, Kursa K, Lotz J, Rempel DM. In vitro system for applying cyclic loads to connective tissues under displacement or force control. Ann Biomed Eng. 2007 Jul; 35(7):1188-95.
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      64. Keir PJ, Bach JM, Hudes M, Rempel DM. Guidelines for wrist posture based on carpal tunnel pressure thresholds. Hum Factors. 2007 Feb; 49(1):88-99.
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      65. Dong H, Loomer P, Villanueva A, Rempel D. Pinch forces and instrument tip forces during periodontal scaling. J Periodontol. 2007 Jan; 78(1):97-103.
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      66. Menéndez CC, Amick BC, Jenkins M, Janowitz I, Rempel DM, Robertson M, Dennerlein JT, Chang CH, Katz JN. A multi-method study evaluating computing-related risk factors among college students. Work. 2007; 28(4):287-97.
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      67. Nikanjam M, Kursa K, Lehman S, Lattanza L, Diao E, Rempel D. Finger flexor motor control patterns during active flexion: an in vivo tendon force study. Hum Mov Sci. 2007 Feb; 26(1):1-10.
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      68. Dong H, Loomer P, Barr A, Laroche C, Young E, Rempel D. The effect of tool handle shape on hand muscle load and pinch force in a simulated dental scaling task. Appl Ergon. 2007 Sep; 38(5):525-31.
        View in: PubMed PMC1974884
      69. Villanueva A, Dong H, Rempel D. A biomechanical analysis of applied pinch force during periodontal scaling. J Biomech. 2007; 40(9):1910-5.
        View in: PubMed PMC2667223
      70. Brewer S, Van Eerd D, Amick BC, Irvin E, Daum KM, Gerr F, Moore JS, Cullen K, Rempel D. Workplace interventions to prevent musculoskeletal and visual symptoms and disorders among computer users: a systematic review. J Occup Rehabil. 2006 Sep; 16(3):325-58.
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      71. Dong H, Barr A, Loomer P, Laroche C, Young E, Rempel D. The effects of periodontal instrument handle design on hand muscle load and pinch force. J Am Dent Assoc. 2006 Aug; 137(8):1123-30; quiz 1170.
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      72. Rempel D, Barr A, Brafman D, Young E. The effect of six keyboard designs on wrist and forearm postures. Appl Ergon. 2007 May; 38(3):293-8.
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      73. Rempel DM, Krause N, Goldberg R, Benner D, Hudes M, Goldner GU. A randomised controlled trial evaluating the effects of two workstation interventions on upper body pain and incident musculoskeletal disorders among computer operators. Occup Environ Med. 2006 May; 63(5):300-6.
        View in: PubMed PMC2092482
      74. Kursa K, Lattanza L, Diao E, Rempel D. In vivo flexor tendon forces increase with finger and wrist flexion during active finger flexion and extension. J Orthop Res. 2006 Apr; 24(4):763-9.
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      75. Laroche C, Barr A, Dong H, Rempel D. Effect of dental tool surface texture and material on static friction with a wet gloved fingertip. J Biomech. 2007; 40(3):697-701.
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      76. Nakama LH, King KB, Abrahamsson S, Rempel DM. VEGF, VEGFR-1, and CTGF cell densities in tendon are increased with cyclical loading: An in vivo tendinopathy model. J Orthop Res. 2006 Mar; 24(3):393-400.
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      77. Saadat E, Lan H, Majumdar S, Rempel DM, King KB. Long-term cyclical in vivo loading increases cartilage proteoglycan content in a spatially specific manner: an infrared microspectroscopic imaging and polarized light microscopy study. Arthritis Res Ther. 2006; 8(5):R147.
        View in: PubMed PMC1779443
      78. Conlon CF, Rempel DM. Upper extremity mononeuropathy among engineers. J Occup Environ Med. 2005 Dec; 47(12):1276-84.
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      79. Janowitz IL, Gillen M, Ryan G, Rempel D, Trupin L, Swig L, Mullen K, Rugulies R, Blanc PD. Measuring the physical demands of work in hospital settings: design and implementation of an ergonomics assessment. Appl Ergon. 2006 Sep; 37(5):641-58.
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      80. King KB, Opel CF, Rempel DM. Cyclical articular joint loading leads to cartilage thinning and osteopontin production in a novel in vivo rabbit model of repetitive finger flexion. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2005 Nov; 13(11):971-8.
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      81. Nakama LH, King KB, Abrahamsson S, Rempel DM. Evidence of tendon microtears due to cyclical loading in an in vivo tendinopathy model. J Orthop Res. 2005 Sep; 23(5):1199-205.
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      82. Dong H, Barr A, Loomer P, Rempel D. The effects of finger rest positions on hand muscle load and pinch force in simulated dental hygiene work. J Dent Educ. 2005 Apr; 69(4):453-60.
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      83. Keir PJ, Rempel DM. Pathomechanics of peripheral nerve loading. Evidence in carpal tunnel syndrome. J Hand Ther. 2005 Apr-Jun; 18(2):259-69.
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      84. Diao E, Shao F, Liebenberg E, Rempel D, Lotz JC. Carpal tunnel pressure alters median nerve function in a dose-dependent manner: a rabbit model for carpal tunnel syndrome. J Orthop Res. 2005 Jan; 23(1):218-23.
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      85. Asundi KR, Bach JM, Rempel DM. Thumb force and muscle loads are influenced by the design of a mechanical pipette and by pipetting tasks. Hum Factors. 2005; 47(1):67-76.
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      86. Kursa K, Diao E, Lattanza L, Rempel D. In vivo forces generated by finger flexor muscles do not depend on the rate of fingertip loading during an isometric task. J Biomech. 2005 Nov; 38(11):2288-93.
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      87. Schlossberg EB, Morrow S, Llosa AE, Mamary E, Dietrich P, Rempel DM. Upper extremity pain and computer use among engineering graduate students. Am J Ind Med. 2004 Sep; 46(3):297-303.
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      88. Rempel DM, Diao E. Entrapment neuropathies: pathophysiology and pathogenesis. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2004 Feb; 14(1):71-5.
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      89. Lemke MR, Winters JM, Danturthi S, Campbell S, Story MF, Barr A, Rempel DM. A mobile tool for accessibility and usability testing of medical instrumentation. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2004; 7:4920-3.
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      90. Wahlström J, Hagberg M, Johnson PW, Svensson J, Rempel D. Influence of time pressure and verbal provocation on physiological and psychological reactions during work with a computer mouse. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2002 Jul; 87(3):257-63.
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      91. Gerard MJ, Armstrong TJ, Rempel DA, Woolley C. Short term and long term effects of enhanced auditory feedback on typing force, EMG, and comfort while typing. Appl Ergon. 2002 Mar; 33(2):129-38.
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      92. Murthy G, Hargens AR, Lehman S, Rempel DM. Ischemia causes muscle fatigue. J Orthop Res. 2001 May; 19(3):436-40.
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      93. Rempel D, Abrahamsson SO. The effects of reduced oxygen tension on cell proliferation and matrix synthesis in synovium and tendon explants from the rabbit carpal tunnel: an experimental study in vitro. J Orthop Res. 2001 Jan; 19(1):143-8.
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      94. Rempel D. Special editor introduction. Surface electromyography. . J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2000 Dec; 10(6):375.
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      95. Johnson PW, Hagberg M, Hjelm EW, Rempel D. Measuring and characterizing force exposures during computer mouse use. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2000 Oct; 26(5):398-405.
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      96. Katz JN, Stock SR, Evanoff BA, Rempel D, Moore JS, Franzblau A, Gray RH. Classification criteria and severity assessment in work-associated upper extremity disorders: methods matter. Am J Ind Med. 2000 Oct; 38(4):369-72.
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      97. Hansson GA, Nordander C, Asterland P, Ohlsson K, Strömberg U, Skerfving S, Rempel D. Sensitivity of trapezius electromyography to differences between work tasks - influence of gap definition and normalisation methods. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2000 Apr; 10(2):103-15.
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      98. Gerard MJ, Armstrong TJ, Franzblau A, Martin BJ, Rempel DM. The effects of keyswitch stiffness on typing force, finger electromyography, and subjective discomfort. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J. 1999 Nov-Dec; 60(6):762-9.
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      99. Rempel D, Dahlin L, Lundborg G. Pathophysiology of nerve compression syndromes: response of peripheral nerves to loading. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1999 Nov; 81(11):1600-10.
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      100. Keir PJ, Bach JM, Rempel D. Effects of computer mouse design and task on carpal tunnel pressure. Ergonomics. 1999 Oct; 42(10):1350-60.
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      101. Serina ER, Tal R, Rempel D. Wrist and forearm postures and motions during typing. Ergonomics. 1999 Jul; 42(7):938-51.
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      102. Tittiranonda P, Rempel D, Armstrong T, Burastero S. Effect of four computer keyboards in computer users with upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders. Am J Ind Med. 1999 Jun; 35(6):647-61.
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      103. Tittiranonda P, Rempel D, Armstrong T, Burastero S. Workplace use of an adjustable keyboard: adjustment preferences and effect on wrist posture. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J. 1999 May-Jun; 60(3):340-8.
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      104. Dennerlein JT, Diao E, Mote CD, Rempel DM. In vivo finger flexor tendon force while tapping on a keyswitch. J Orthop Res. 1999 Mar; 17(2):178-84.
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      105. Rempel D, Tittiranonda P, Burastero S, Hudes M, So Y. Effect of keyboard keyswitch design on hand pain. J Occup Environ Med. 1999 Feb; 41(2):111-9.
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      106. Tittiranonda P, Burastero S, Rempel D. Risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders among computer users. Occup Med. 1999 Jan-Mar; 14(1):17-38, iii.
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      107. Keir PJ, Bach JM, Rempel DM. Effects of finger posture on carpal tunnel pressure during wrist motion. J Hand Surg Am. 1998 Nov; 23(6):1004-9.
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      108. Rempel D, Evanoff B, Amadio PC, de Krom M, Franklin G, Franzblau A, Gray R, Gerr F, Hagberg M, Hales T, Katz JN, Pransky G. Consensus criteria for the classification of carpal tunnel syndrome in epidemiologic studies. Am J Public Health. 1998 Oct; 88(10):1447-51.
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      109. Dennerlein JT, Mote CD, Rempel DM. Control strategies for finger movement during touch-typing. The role of the extrinsic muscles during a keystroke. Exp Brain Res. 1998 Jul; 121(1):1-6.
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      110. Serina ER, Mockensturm E, Mote CD, Rempel D. A structural model of the forced compression of the fingertip pulp. J Biomech. 1998 Jul; 31(7):639-46.
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      111. Dennerlein JT, Diao E, Mote CD, Rempel DM. Tensions of the flexor digitorum superficialis are higher than a current model predicts. J Biomech. 1998 Apr; 31(4):295-301.
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      112. Rempel D, Bach JM, Gordon L, So Y. Effects of forearm pronation/supination on carpal tunnel pressure. J Hand Surg Am. 1998 Jan; 23(1):38-42.
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      113. Keir PJ, Bach JM, Rempel DM. Fingertip loading and carpal tunnel pressure: differences between a pinching and a pressing task. J Orthop Res. 1998 Jan; 16(1):112-5.
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      114. Serina ER, Mote CD, Rempel D. Force response of the fingertip pulp to repeated compression--effects of loading rate, loading angle and anthropometry. J Biomech. 1997 Oct; 30(10):1035-40.
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      115. Rempel D, Serina E, Klinenberg E, Martin BJ, Armstrong TJ, Foulke JA, Natarajan S. The effect of keyboard keyswitch make force on applied force and finger flexor muscle activity. Ergonomics. 1997 Aug; 40(8):800-8.
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      116. Murthy G, Kahan NJ, Hargens AR, Rempel DM. Forearm muscle oxygenation decreases with low levels of voluntary contraction. J Orthop Res. 1997 Jul; 15(4):507-11.
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      117. Rempel D, Keir PJ, Smutz WP, Hargens A. Effects of static fingertip loading on carpal tunnel pressure. J Orthop Res. 1997 May; 15(3):422-6.
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      118. Dennerlein JT, Miller JM, Mote CD, Rempel DM. A low profile human tendon force transducer: the influence of tendon thickness on calibration. J Biomech. 1997 Apr; 30(4):395-7.
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      119. Fenster L, Katz DF, Wyrobek AJ, Pieper C, Rempel DM, Oman D, Swan SH. Effects of psychological stress on human semen quality. J Androl. 1997 Mar-Apr; 18(2):194-202.
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      120. Martin BJ, Armstrong TJ, Foulke JA, Natarajan S, Klinenberg E, Serina E, Rempel D. Keyboard reaction force and finger flexor electromyograms during computer keyboard work. Hum Factors. 1996 Dec; 38(4):654-64.
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      121. Klinenberg E, So Y, Rempel D. Temperature effects on vibrotactile sensitivity threshold measurements: implications for carpal tunnel screening tests. J Hand Surg Am. 1996 Jan; 21(1):132-7.
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      122. Faucett J, Rempel D. Musculoskeletal symptoms related to video display terminal use: an analysis of objective and subjective exposure estimates. AAOHN J. 1996 Jan; 44(1):33-9.
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      123. Weiss ND, Gordon L, Bloom T, So Y, Rempel DM. Position of the wrist associated with the lowest carpal-tunnel pressure: implications for splint design. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1995 Nov; 77(11):1695-9.
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      124. Faucett J, Rempel D. VDT-related musculoskeletal symptoms: interactions between work posture and psychosocial work factors. Am J Ind Med. 1994 Nov; 26(5):597-612.
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      125. Rempel D, Dennerlein J, Mote CD, Armstrong T. A method of measuring fingertip loading during keyboard use. J Biomech. 1994 Aug; 27(8):1101-4.
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      126. Osorio AM, Ames RG, Jones J, Castorina J, Rempel D, Estrin W, Thompson D. Carpal tunnel syndrome among grocery store workers. Am J Ind Med. 1994 Feb; 25(2):229-45.
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      127. Armstrong TJ, Foulke JA, Martin BJ, Gerson J, Rempel DM. Investigation of applied forces in alphanumeric keyboard work. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J. 1994 Jan; 55(1):30-5.
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      128. Rempel D, Manojlovic R, Levinsohn DG, Bloom T, Gordon L. The effect of wearing a flexible wrist splint on carpal tunnel pressure during repetitive hand activity. J Hand Surg Am. 1994 Jan; 19(1):106-10.
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      129. Rempel D. Ergonomics--prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders. West J Med. 1992 Apr; 156(4):409-10.
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      130. Rempel DM, Harrison RJ, Barnhart S. Work-related cumulative trauma disorders of the upper extremity. JAMA. 1992 Feb 12; 267(6):838-42.
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      131. Balmes J, Rempel D, Alexander M, Reiter R, Harrison R, Bernard B, Benner D, Cone J. Hospital records as a data source for occupational disease surveillance: a feasibility study. Am J Ind Med. 1992; 21(3):341-51.
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      132. Rempel D, Jones J, Atterbury M, Balmes J. Respiratory effects of exposure of shipyard workers to epoxy paints. Br J Ind Med. 1991 Nov; 48(11):783-7.
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      133. Eskenazi B, Wyrobek AJ, Fenster L, Katz DF, Sadler M, Lee J, Hudes M, Rempel DM. A study of the effect of perchloroethylene exposure on semen quality in dry cleaning workers. Am J Ind Med. 1991; 20(5):575-91.
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      134. Eskenazi B, Fenster L, Hudes M, Wyrobek AJ, Katz DF, Gerson J, Rempel DM. A study of the effect of perchloroethylene exposure on the reproductive outcomes of wives of dry-cleaning workers. Am J Ind Med. 1991; 20(5):593-600.
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      135. Klees JE, Alexander M, Rempel D, Beckett W, Rubin R, Barnhart S, Balmes JR. Evaluation of a proposed NIOSH surveillance. Case definition for occupational asthma. Chest. 1990 Nov; 98(5 Suppl):212S-215S.
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      136. Rempel D. Medical surveillance in the workplace: overview. Occup Med. 1990 Jul-Sep; 5(3):435-8.
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      137. Rosenberg J, Rempel D. Biological monitoring. Occup Med. 1990 Jul-Sep; 5(3):491-8.
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      138. Blanc PD, Maizlish N, Hiatt P, Olson KR, Rempel D. Occupational illness and poison control centers. Referral patterns and service needs. West J Med. 1990 Feb; 152(2):181-4.
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      139. Blanc PD, Rempel D, Maizlish N, Hiatt P, Olson KR. Occupational illness: case detection by poison control surveillance. Ann Intern Med. 1989 Aug 1; 111(3):238-44.
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      140. Rempel D. The lead-exposed worker. JAMA. 1989 Jul 28; 262(4):532-4.
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      141. Bush RK, Schroeckenstein D, Meier-Davis S, Balmes J, Rempel D. Soybean flour asthma: detection of allergens by immunoblotting. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1988 Aug; 82(2):251-5.
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