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David Rempel, MD, MPH

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentMedicine
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Varies CA 00000
Phone510-665-3404
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    University of California, San FranciscoM.D.1981 Medicine
    University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CAMPH1981Epidemiology
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CABA1977Bioengineering
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    NIH1997  - 1998Fogarty Senior International Fellowship
    Western Occupational Medicine Association1997Jean Spencer Felton Scientific Writing Award
    International Ergonomics Association2006IEA Prize in Occupational Safety and Ergonomics
    American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine2016Centennial Health Achievement in Occupational Medicine

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    A Direct Reading Video Assessment Instrument for Repetitive Motion Stress
    CDC/NIOSH R01-OH011024Sep 1, 2016 - Aug 31, 2019
    Role: Co-investigator
    Role Description: Validating an automated video analysis system for quantifying workplace hand biomechanical exposures.
    Occupational Biomechanics (Ergonomics) Training Program
    CDC/NIOSH T42-OH008429Jul 2, 2015 - Jun 30, 2020
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Role Description: Continuing support for development of a graduate training program in Ergonomics and Occupational Biomechanics.
    Test Bench for Evaluating Concrete Drilling Methods
    CDC/NIOSH/CPWR U60-OH009762Aug 31, 2014 - Sep 1, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Role Description: Develop a laboratory robotic system for testing productivity and health related risk factors using different techniques for concrete drilling.
    National Robotics Initiative: Reducing Trunk Musculoskeletal Forces During Manual Work
    NIH IIS-1317978Sep 1, 2013 - Aug 31, 2016
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Role Description: Develop exoskeleton to reduce lumbar spine loads during industrial stooped work.
    A Pooled Longitudinal Analysis of Workplace Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    CDC/NIOSH R01OH009712Sep 1, 2010 - Aug 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Occupational Biomechanics (Ergonomics) Training Program
    CDC/NIOSH T42-OH008429Jul 1, 2010 - Jun 30, 2015
    Role: Co-investigator
    Role Description: Continuing support for development of a graduate training program in Ergonomics and Occupational Biomechanics.
    Highway and Bridge Construction Drilling
    CDC/NIOSH (CPWR) U54-OH009762Sep 1, 2009 - Aug 31, 2014
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Role Description: A field study to develop and evaluate various interventions to assist in reducing musculoskeletal loads during highway reconstruction
    Effect of tool design on hand pain in dental practiioners
    CDC/NIOSH R01OH008892Aug 1, 2008 - Jul 31, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Centers for Construction Safety and Health
    NIH U54OH008307Aug 1, 2004 - Jun 30, 2010
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Collaborative Study:Workplace Musculoskeletal Disorders
    CDC/NIOSH R01OH007914Sep 1, 2003 - Nov 30, 2009
    Role: Principal Investigator
    A model for wrist and elbow musculoskeletal disorders
    CDC/NIOSH R01OH007359Jul 1, 2001 - Jun 30, 2006
    Role: Principal Investigator
    EFFECTS OF AN ERGONOMIC INTERVENTION FOR COMPUTER WORK
    CDC/NIOSH R01OH004253Sep 30, 2000 - Sep 29, 2004
    Role: Principal Investigator
    ANIMAL MODEL FOR REPETITIVE FINGER LOADING
    CDC/NIOSH R03OH003664Sep 30, 1998 - Mar 31, 2000
    Role: Principal Investigator
    TENDON FORCE DURING OCCUPATIONAL HAND ACTIVITIES
    CDC/NIOSH R01OH003414Jul 1, 1998 - Jun 30, 2003
    Role: Principal Investigator
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    NIH/FIC F06TW002250Jun 29, 1998
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Role Description: Pathophysiology of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Development of an animal model for carpal tunnel syndrome
    INTRACARPAL PRESSURE DURING HAND MANEUVERS
    CDC/NIOSH K01OH000121Aug 1, 1992 - Jul 31, 1995
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Armstrong TJ, Burdorf A, Descatha A, Farioli A, Graf M, Horie S, Marras WS, Potvin JR, Rempel D, Spatari G, Takala EP, Verbeek J, Violante FS. Authors' response: Letter to the Editor concerning OCRA as preferred method in ISO standards on biomechanical risk factors. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2018 Jul 01; 44(4):439-440. PMID: 29961082.
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    2. Dale AM, Ekenga CC, Buckner-Petty S, Merlino L, Thiese MS, Bao S, Meyers AR, Harris-Adamson C, Kapellusch J, Eisen EA, Gerr F, Hegmann KT, Silverstein B, Garg A, Rempel D, Zeringue A, Evanoff BA. Incident CTS in a large pooled cohort study: associations obtained by a Job Exposure Matrix versus associations obtained from observed exposures. Occup Environ Med. 2018 Mar 29. PMID: 29599164.
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    3. Armstrong TJ, Burdorf A, Descatha A, Farioli A, Graf M, Horie S, Marras WS, Potvin JR, Rempel D, Spatari G, Takala EP, Verbeek J, Violante FS. Scientific basis of ISO standards on biomechanical risk factors. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2018 Feb 27. PMID: 29484364.
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    4. van der Beek AJ, Dennerlein JT, Huysmans MA, Mathiassen SE, Burdorf A, van Mechelen W, van Dieën JH, Frings-Dresen MH, Holtermann A, Janwantanakul P, van der Molen HF, Rempel D, Straker L, Walker-Bone K, Coenen P. A research framework for the development and implementation of interventions preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2017 Nov 01; 43(6):526-539. PMID: 28945263.
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    5. Antonucci A, Barr A, Martin B, Rempel D. Effect of bit wear on hammer drill handle vibration and productivity. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2017 Aug; 14(8):642-651. PMID: 28574757.
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    6. Akkas O, Lee CH, Hu YH, Harris Adamson C, Rempel D, Radwin RG. Measuring exertion time, duty cycle and hand activity level for industrial tasks using computer vision. Ergonomics. 2017 Dec; 60(12):1730-1738. PMID: 28640656.
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    7. Carty P, Cooper MR, Barr A, Neitzel RL, Balmes J, Rempel D. The Effects of Bit Wear on Respirable Silica Dust, Noise and Productivity: A Hammer Drill Bench Study. Ann Work Expo Health. 2017 Jul 01; 61(6):700-710. PMID: 28595322.
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    8. Taylor WC, Paxton RJ, Shegog R, Coan SP, Dubin A, Page TF, Rempel D. Impact of Booster Breaks and Computer Prompts on Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Among Desk-Based Workers: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial. Prev Chronic Dis. 2016 11 17; 13:E155. PMID: 27854422.
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    9. Graham B, Peljovich AE, Afra R, Cho MS, Gray R, Stephenson J, Gurman A, MacDermid J, Mlady G, Patel AT, Rempel D, Rozental TD, Salajegheh MK, Keith MW, Jevsevar DS, Shea KG, Bozic KJ, Adams J, Evans JM, Lubahn J, Ray WZ, Spinner R, Thomson G, Shaffer WO, Cummins DS, Murray JN, Mohiuddin M, Mullen K, Shores P, Woznica A, Linskey E, Martinez Y, Sevarino K. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline on: Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Oct 19; 98(20):1750-1754. PMID: 27869627.
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    10. Rempel D, Barr A, Antonucci A. A New Test Bench System for Hammer Drills: Validation for Handle Vibration. Int J Ind Ergon. 2017 Nov; 62:17-20. PMID: 29123327.
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    11. Harris-Adamson C, Eisen EA, Neophytou A, Kapellusch J, Garg A, Hegmann KT, Thiese MS, Dale AM, Evanoff B, Bao S, Silverstein B, Gerr F, Burt S, Rempel D. Biomechanical and psychosocial exposures are independent risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome: assessment of confounding using causal diagrams. Occup Environ Med. 2016 Nov; 73(11):727-734. PMID: 27466616.
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    12. Rempel D, Camilleri MJ, Lee DL. The Design of Hand Gestures for Human-Computer Interaction: Lessons from Sign Language Interpreters. Int J Hum Comput Stud. 2015 Oct; 72(10-11):728-735. PMID: 26028955.
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    13. Rempel D, Barr A. A Universal Rig for Supporting Large Hammer Drills: Reduced Injury Risk and Improved Productivity. Saf Sci. 2015 Oct; 78:20-24. PMID: 26005290.
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    14. Madison H, Pereira A, Korshøj M, Taylor L, Barr A, Rempel D. Mind the Gap: The Effect of Keyboard Key Gap and Pitch on Typing Speed, Accuracy, and Usability, Part 3. Hum Factors. 2015 Nov; 57(7):1188-94. PMID: 26002872.
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    15. Fan ZJ, Harris-Adamson C, Gerr F, Eisen EA, Hegmann KT, Bao S, 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. PMID: 25778111.
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    16. 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. PMID: 25700886; PMCID: PMC4425832.
    17. 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. PMID: 25563546; PMCID: PMC4440794.
    18. 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. PMID: 25553834.
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    19. 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 D. 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. PMID: 25504866; PMCID: PMC4725299.
    20. Pereira A, Wachs JP, Park K, Rempel D. A User-Developed 3-D Hand Gesture Set for Human-Computer Interaction. Hum Factors. 2015 Jun; 57(4):607-21. PMID: 25977321.
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    21. 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; 58(2):173-83. PMID: 25343340; PMCID: PMC4302734.
    22. 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; 58(2):184-94. PMID: 25343278; PMCID: PMC4664886.
    23. 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. PMID: 25324489; PMCID: PMC4270859.
    24. 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 D. 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; 40(6):610-20. PMID: 25266844; PMCID: PMC4251712.
    25. 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. PMID: 25175160.
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    26. Ko P, Mohapatra A, Bailey IL, Sheedy J, Rempel D. Effect of font size and glare on computer tasks in young and older adults. Optom Vis Sci. 2014 Jun; 91(6):682-9. PMID: 24830373.
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    27. 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. PMID: 25029899.
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    28. 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. PMID: 24503336.
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    29. 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. PMID: 24669549.
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    30. 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. PMID: 24932417; PMCID: PMC4048004.
    31. Camilleri MJ, Malige A, Fujimoto J, Rempel D. Touch displays: the effects of palm rejection technology on productivity, comfort, biomechanics and positioning. Ergonomics. 2013; 56(12):1850-62. PMID: 24134774.
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    32. 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. PMID: 23909815.
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    33. 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. PMID: 23829030.
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    34. Kapellusch JM, Garg A, Bao SS, Silverstein BA, Burt SE, Dale AM, Evanoff BA, Gerr FE, Harris-Adamson C, Hegmann KT, Merlino LA, Rempel D. Pooling job physical exposure data from multiple independent studies in a consortium study of carpal tunnel syndrome. Ergonomics. 2013; 56(6):1021-37. PMID: 23697792; PMCID: PMC4557727.
    35. 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. PMID: 23645610; PMCID: PMC4508843.
    36. Taylor WC, King KE, Shegog R, Paxton RJ, Evans-Hudnall GL, Rempel D, 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. PMID: 23466367; PMCID: PMC3649210.
    37. 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 01; 39(5):495-505. PMID: 23423472; PMCID: PMC4042862.
    38. 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. PMID: 23024308.
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    39. Rempel D, Lee D, Shergill A. Distal upper extremity musculoskeletal risk factors associated with colonoscopy. Work. 2012; 41 Suppl 1:4680-2. PMID: 22317441.
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    40. 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. PMID: 22214178.
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    41. 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. PMID: 21298225.
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    42. Lichty MG, Janowitz IL, Rempel D. Ergonomic evaluation of ten single-channel pipettes. Work. 2011; 39(2):177-85. PMID: 21673445.
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    43. 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. PMID: 21673447.
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    44. 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. PMID: 20723883.
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    45. 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. PMID: 19885644.
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    46. 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. PMID: 20630276.
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    47. Wang PC, Harrison RJ, Yu F, Rempel D, 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. PMID: 20017187.
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    48. 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. PMID: 20094939.
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    49. Taylor WC, Shegog R, Chen V, Rempel D, 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. PMID: 21099018.
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    50. 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. PMID: 19967325.
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    51. Rempel D, Star D, Barr A, Gibbons B, Janowitz I. A new method for overhead drilling. Ergonomics. 2009 Dec; 52(12):1584-9. PMID: 19941190.
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    52. Shergill AK, McQuaid KR, Rempel D. Ergonomics and GI endoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Jul; 70(1):145-53. PMID: 19559836.
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    53. Conlon CF, Krause N, Rempel D. 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. PMID: 19142961.
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    54. 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. PMID: 19111694.
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    55. 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. PMID: 19308823.
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    56. Wang PC, Rempel D, 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. PMID: 19923678.
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    57. Chaumont Menéndez C, Amick Iii BC, Joe Chang CH, Harrist RB, Jenkins M, Robertson M, Janowitz I, Rempel D, Katz JN, Dennerlein JT. Evaluation of two posture survey instruments for assessing computing postures among college students. Work. 2009; 34(4):421-30. PMID: 20075519; PMCID: PMC3268067.
    58. Story MF, Luce AC, Leung A, Omiatek EM, Lemke MR, Rempel D. Accessibility of radiology equipment for patients with mobility disabilities. Hum Factors. 2008 Oct; 50(5):801-10. PMID: 19110840.
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    59. Rempel D, Keir PJ, Bach JM. Effect of wrist posture on carpal tunnel pressure while typing. J Orthop Res. 2008 Sep; 26(9):1269-73. PMID: 18383144.
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    60. Rempel D. The split keyboard: an ergonomics success story. Hum Factors. 2008 Jun; 50(3):385-92. PMID: 18689043.
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    61. 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. PMID: 18512800.
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    62. Rogers MS, Barr AB, Kasemsontitum B, Rempel D. A three-dimensional anthropometric solid model of the hand based on landmark measurements. Ergonomics. 2008 Apr; 51(4):511-26. PMID: 18357538.
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    63. Wang PC, Ritz BR, Janowitz I, Harrison RJ, Yu F, Chan J, Rempel D. 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. PMID: 18332775.
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    64. Asundi KR, Rempel D. 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. PMID: 18172766.
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    65. Rempel D, 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. PMID: 19079737.
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    66. Asundi KR, King KB, Rempel D. 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. PMID: 17922137.
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    67. 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. PMID: 17915601.
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    68. Asundi KR, Rempel D. 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. PMID: 17892905.
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    69. Nakama LH, King KB, Abrahamsson S, Rempel D. 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. PMID: 17516500.
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    70. Asundi K, Rempel D. Ex vivo mechanical loading of tendon. J Vis Exp. 2007; (4):209. PMID: 18979013; PMCID: PMC2556156.
    71. Rempel D, 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. PMID: 17450065.
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    72. 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. PMID: 17575713.
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    73. Asundi KR, Kursa K, Lotz J, Rempel D. In vitro system for applying cyclic loads to connective tissues under displacement or force control. Ann Biomed Eng. 2007 Jul; 35(7):1188-95. PMID: 17385043.
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    74. Keir PJ, Bach JM, Hudes M, Rempel D. Guidelines for wrist posture based on carpal tunnel pressure thresholds. Hum Factors. 2007 Feb; 49(1):88-99. PMID: 17315846.
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    75. Menéndez CC, Amick BC, Jenkins M, Janowitz I, Rempel D, 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. PMID: 17522450.
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    76. 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. PMID: 17199545.
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    77. 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. PMID: 17173995.
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    78. 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. PMID: 17156742; PMCID: PMC1974884.
    79. Villanueva A, Dong H, Rempel D. A biomechanical analysis of applied pinch force during periodontal scaling. J Biomech. 2007; 40(9):1910-5. PMID: 17052721; PMCID: PMC2667223.
    80. 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. PMID: 16933148.
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    81. 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. PMID: 16873329.
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