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General InformationPublications

  • E Kim, Ling Rothrock, Andris Freiva andds, , 2016, "The effects of Gamification on engineering lab activities", IEEE
  • Kiseok Sung, Andris Freivalds and Jay Cho, 2016, "Effects of grip span in one-handed thumb interaction with a smartphone: Beyond the thumb's length limitation"
  • Y K Kong,, Andris Freivalds, D M Kim, J Chang, and , , 2016, "Investigation of methods for estimating hand bone dimensions using X-ray hand anthropometric data,", International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 13, pp. 1-13
  • D. Claudio, G. E. Okudan Kremer, W. Bravo-Llerena, Andris Freivalds and Maria Velázquez, 2015, "Perceived Usefulness and Ease of Use of Wearable Sensor-Based Systems in Emergency", IIE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics, 3, pp. 177-187
  • Eunsik Kim, Andris Freivalds, Kiseok Sung and Jaehyun Cho, 2015, "Development of Two-Dimensional Biomechanical Modeling of the Thumb for Pipetting", Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 59, pp. 2012-2016
  • Inki Kim, Scarlett Miller and Andris Freivalds, 2014, "Motion analysis as an evaluation framework for eye-hand coordination: A case study in ultrasound-guided catheter insertion", Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 1A
  • J. Chang, K. Jung, W. Kim, S. K. Moon, Andris Freivalds, T. W. Simpson and S. P. Baik, 2014, "Effects of weight balance on a 3D TV shutter type glasses: Subjective discomfort and physical contact load on the nose", International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 44, pp. 801-809
  • L. S. Rovniak, L. Denlinger, E. Duveneck, C. N. Sciamanna, L. Kong, Andris Freivalds and C. A. Ray, 2014, "Feasibility of using a compact elliptical device to increase energy expenditure during sedentary activities", J. Sci. Med. Sport., 17, (4), pp. 376-380
  • D. Claudio, G. E. Okudan Kremer, W. Bravo-Llerena and Andris Freivalds, 2014, "A dynamic multi-attribute utility theory-based decision support system for patient prioritization in the emergency department", IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, 4, pp. 1-15
  • Andris Freivalds and J. Cho, 2014, "Modern methods for time study", IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2014, pp. 3030-3034
  • Kiseok Sun and Andris Freivalds, 2014, "Evaluating Both Physiological and Biomechanical Strains in Women Using Different Hoe Handle Designs", Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, pp. 1795-1799
  • Andris Freivalds, S. Park, J. Chang and N. Sharkey, 2014, "Grip Force Simulations Using an Instrumented Cadaver Forearm", 5th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics AHFE 2014, pp. 7418-7424
  • J. Chang, Andris Freivalds, N. A. Sharkey, Y. K. Kong, H. M. Kim, K. Sung and D. M. Kim, 2014, "Investigation of Triggering Force by the Index Finger for Optimal Trigger Design Using a Cadaver Experiment", Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 58, pp. 1546-1550
  • Joonho Chang, Yong-Ku Kong, Andris Freivalds, Hyun-Sung Kang and Jae Hyun Cho, 2013, "Investigation of relationships between hand surface dimensions and hand bone dimensions", Proceedings of the 57th Human Factors and Ergonomics Society,, Proceedings of the 57th Human Factors and Ergonomics Society,, pp. 948-952
  • Kiseok Sung, Andris Freivalds, Joonho Chang and Yung-Ku Kong, 2013, "Development of the two-dimensional biomechanical hand model for a guitar player", Proceedings of the 57th Human Factors and Ergonomics Society,, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, HFES 2013, pp. 1653-1657
  • Andris Freivalds, 2013, "Work Measurement in the 21st Century", Proceedings of the 2013 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference
  • Andris Freivalds, 2013, Niebel's Methods, Standards and Work Design, McGraw-Hill
  • M. I. Lin, W. A. Groves, Andris Freivalds, E. G. Lee and M. Harper, 2012, "Comparison of artificial neural network (ANN) and partial least squares (PLS) regression models for predicting respiratory ventilation: an exploratory study", European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112, (5), pp. 1603-1611
  • D. Claudio, L. Ricondo, Andris Freivalds and G. E. Okudan, 2012, "Physiological and Descriptive Variables as Predictors for the Emergency Severity Index", IIE Transactions Healthcare Systems Engineering, 12, pp. 131-141
  • M. H. Yun and Andris Freivalds, 2012, "Multi-media Global Human Factors Distance Education", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 56, pp. 586-590
  • J. Chang, K. Jung, S. K. Moon, W. Kim, Andris Freivalds, T. W. Simpson and S. P. Baik, 2012, "Determination of Optimal Location of Circuit Board and Battery on 3D Glasses by Considering Nose Load and Subjective Discomfort", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 56, pp. 1877-1881
  • Andris Freivalds, 2011, Biomechanics of the Upper Limbs, Mechanics, Modeling and Musculoskeletal Injuries, CRC Press
  • D. Claudio, G. Okudan and Andris Freivalds, 2011, "A Case Study on How to Implement MAUT in Healthcare", Proceedings of the 61st Annual Conference of the Insitute of Industrial Engineers
  • M. Velazquez, G. E. Okudan Kremer and Andris Freivalds, 2011, "The Effect of Emotion in Perceived Usability of Smart Phones", Proceedings of the 61st Annual Conference of the Insitute of Industrial Engineers
  • D. Claudio, W. Bravo-Llerena, A. Freivalds and Andris Freivalds, 2011, "Waiting in the Emergency Department: Dynamics of Patients' Vital Signs", Proceedings of the 61st Annual Conference of the Insitute of Industrial Engineers
  • J. Chang, Andris Freivalds, J. Hwang and S. K. Moon, 2011, "Design and Assessment of Ergonomics of Hand-Powered Pruning Shears Based on Gender-Specific Operating Strategy", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 55, pp. 1671-1675
  • J. Chang, Andris Freivalds, J. Hwang and S. K. Moon, 2011, "Determination of Optimal Grip Span Between a Bicycle Handlebar and a Brake Lever by Using a Two-Dimensional Biomechanical Hand Model", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 55, pp. 1635-1639
  • S. A. Oyewole, J. M. Haight and Andris Freivalds, 2010, "The ergonomic design of classroom furniture/computer work station for first graders in the elementary school", International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 40, (4), pp. 437-444
  • S. A. Oyewole, J. M. Haight, Andris Freivalds, D. Cannon and L. Rothrock, 2010, "Statistical Evaluation of Safety Intervention Effectiveness and Optimization of Resource Allocation", Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 23, (5), pp. 585-593
  • M. I. Lin, W. A. Groves, Andris Freivalds, L. Lee, E. G. Lee, J. E. Slaven and M. Harper, 2010, "Laboratory evaluation of a physiologic sampling pump (PSP)", Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 12, (7), pp. 1415-1421
  • D. Claudio, M. A. Velazquez, W. Bravo-Llerena, G. E. Okudan and Andris Freivalds, 2010, "Usefulness of Wireless Technologies to Improve Emergency Department's Patient Care", Proceedings of the 2010 Industrial Engineering Research Conference
  • T. Armstrong, D. J. Cochran, P. A. Bleed, J. Lin, Andris Freivalds, R. G. Radwin and D. M. Rempel, 2010, "Hand Tool Ergonomics - Past and Present", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 54, pp. 1145-1148
  • J. Chang, K. Jung, J. Hwang, Y. Kang, S. Lee and Andris Freivalds, 2010, "Determination of Bicycle Handle Diameters", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 54, pp. 1790-1793
  • A. M. Yoder, A. M. Adams, E. A. Brensinger, J. Hwang and Andris Freivalds, 2010, "Designing tools and agricultural equipment for women", Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, 7, pp. 5410-541
  • D. Bauer and Andris Freivalds, 2009, "Backpack load limit recommendation for middle school students based on physiological and psychophysical measurements", Work, 32, pp. 339-350
  • Luciano Ricondo, David Claudio, Andris Freivalds and G. E. Okudan, 2009, "Investigation of Physiological Variables Used for Patient Monitoring in Hospitals", Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, pp. 639-644
  • David Claudio, Luciano Ricondo, Andris Freivalds and G. E. Okudan, 2009, "Physiological and Descriptive Variables as Predictors for Emergency Severity Index", Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, pp. 669-674
  • Jordan Shelton, David Claudio, G. E. Okudan and Andris Freivalds, 2009, "Investigating Factors Affecting the Skin and Core Body Temperature Relationship", Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference
  • S. Park, Andris Freivalds, N. Sharkey and B. Lowe, 2009, "A New Device for Measuring Flexor Tendon Forces and Grip Force: A Cadaver Model", Proceedings of the American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting
  • L. Lee, J. Flemmer, E. G. Lee, M. Harper, M. I. Lin, W. Groves, Andris Freivalds and J. Slaven, 2009, "A novel physiologic sampling pump capable of rapid response to breathing", Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 11, pp. 1020-1027
  • E. Fields, D. Claudio, G. E. Okudan, C. A. Smith and Andris Freivalds, 2009, "Triage Decision Making: Discrepancies in Assigning the Emergency Severity Index", Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, pp. 699-704
  • S. A. Oyewole, J. M. Haight and Andris Freivalds, 2009, "A Statistical Technique to Assess Safety Intervention and Resource Allocation Optimization"
  • Andris Freivalds, 2009, Niebel's Methods, Standards and Work Design, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY
  • Andris Freivalds and J. Hwang, 2009, "Modeling Tendon Forces and Moments While Operating Power Tool Triggers", Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, pp. 1033-1308
  • Andris Freivalds, S. Park and J. Hwang, 2008, "Comparison of subjective ratings and direct pressures produced by two acupressure wrist bands", Proceedings of the 2008 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, pp. 1033-1038
  • D. Bauer and Andris Freivalds, 2008, "Using Physiological and Psychophysical Measurements to Assess Backpack Loads for Middle School Students", Proceedings of the 2008 Industrial Engineering Research Conference
  • Earle-Richardson Giulia, Paul L. Jenkins, David Strogatz, Erin M. Bell, Andris Freivalds, Julie A. Sorensen and John J. May, 2008, "Electromyographic assessment of apple bucket intervention designed to reduce back strain", Ergonomics, 51, (6), pp. 902-919
  • Mi Lin, W. A. Groves, Andris Freivalds, E. Lee, M. Harper, J. E. Slaven and L. Lee, 2008, "Exposure assessment by physiological sampling pump - Prediction of minute ventilation using a portable respiratory inductive plethysmograph (RIP) system", Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 10, pp. 1179-1186
  • D. Claudio, E. Fields, Andris Freivalds and G. Kremer, 2008, "Sensors in the Emergency Department: Opportunities for Applications in Decision-making", INFORMS Annual Meeting
  • S. Lee and Andris Freivalds, 2007, "Usability Prediction for a Website based on Preference: Investigation using the Lens Model", Proceedings of the 2007 Industrial Engineering Research Conference
  • Andris Freivalds, 2007, "Use of the tablet PC for human factors instruction", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 51st Annual Meeting
  • B. Kamalkannan, W. Groves and Andris Freivalds, 2007, "Predictive Models for Estimating Metabolic Workload based on Heart Rate and Physical Characteristics", The Journal of Safety, Health and Environmental Research, 4, (1), pp. 1-26
  • Y. Kong, H. Jang and Andris Freivalds, 2006, "Wrist and Tendon Dynamics as Contributory Risk Factors in Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders", Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, 16, pp. 83-105
  • G. Earle-Richardson, Andris Freivalds, P. Burdick, P. Jenkins, S. Park, C. Lee and J. May, 2006, "Laboratory Evaluation of Belt Usage with Apple Buckets", American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 49, pp. 23-29
  • Andris Freivalds, S. Park, C. Lee, G. Earle-Richardson, C. Mason and J. J. May, 2006, "Effect of belt/bucket interface in apple harvesting", International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 36, pp. 13-23
  • Andris Freivalds, S. Park, N. A. Sharkey, Y. K. Kong and B. D. Lowe, 2006, "Measurement of tendon forces while gripping handles", Proceedings of IEA2006: 16th World Congress on Ergonomics
  • Andris Freivalds, 2006, Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Extremity and Ergonomic Interventions, CRC Press
  • Andris Freivalds, 2006, Methods Engineering, McGraw-Hill
  • M. C. Jung, J. M. Haight and Andris Freivalds, 2006, "Luggage-Pulling Task Evaluation by Kinematics and Subjective Ratings", The Journal of Safety, Health and Environmental Research, 3, (1), pp. 1-34
  • M. C. Jung, J. M. Haight and Andris Freivalds, 2005, "Pushing and pulling carts and wheelbarrows", International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 35, pp. 79-89
  • Y. K. Kong, Andris Freivalds and S. E. Kim, 2005, "Evaluation of Hook Handles in a Pulling Task", The International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 11, pp. 301-311
  • I. Gilad, M. Elnekave and Andris Freivalds, 2005, "Long Distance Performance Time Inputs for Global Work Measurement Practice", International Journal of Industrial Engineering, 12, pp. 314-321
  • Andris Freivalds, 2005, Upper Extremity Analysis - Wrist, CRC Press, pp. 45.1-45.27
  • H. You, Z. Simmons, Andris Freivalds, M. Kothari and S. H. Naidu, 2004, "The Development of a Risk Assessment Model for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Case-Referent Study", Ergonomics, 47, (6), pp. 688-709
  • Y. K. Kong, Andris Freivalds and S. E. Kim, 2004, "Evaluation of handles in a maximum gripping task", Ergonomics, 47, pp. 1350-1364
  • Andris Freivalds, S. Park and D. J. Kong, 2004, "Using the PDA as an Educational Tool to Collect Work Measurement Data", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 48th Annual Meeting, pp. 1021-1024
  • Andris Freivalds, 2004, Biomechanics of the Upper Limbs, Mechanics, Modeling and Musculoskeletal Injuries, CRC Press
  • J Cho, Andris Freivalds and L Rovniak, , "Utilizing anthropometric data to improve the usability of desk bikes, and influence of desk bikes on reading and typing performance", Applied Ergonomics, 60
 

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