The Bottom Line: Industrial Exoskeletons: What’s the Impact on the Worker?
Humantech certified ergonomist Blake McGowan shares the results of a study that quantified the impact of wearing an upper-extremity exoskeleton on low back forces in this month’s video.
Reference: Weston EB, Alizadeh M, Knapik GG, Wang X, and Marras WS. (2018). Biomechanical evaluation of exoskeleton use on loading of the lumbar spine. Appl Ergon. 2018 Apr;68:101-108.