Home The Bottom Line: What’s the Future of Exoskeletons in the Workplace? Ergonomics Done Right®

Written by: humantech on July 27th, 2016

Board-Certified Ergonomist Blake McGowan shares when robotic skeletons will be seen and used in the workplace in the next installment of The Bottom Line video series.

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References:
Wearable Exoskeletons to Reduce Physical Load at Work – Posted on March 4, 2016 by Brian D. Lowe, PhD, CPE; Robert B. Dick, PhD, Captain USPHS (Ret.); Stephen Hudock, PhD, CSP; and Thomas Bobick, PhD, CSP, CPE

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de Looze, MP, Bosch, T, Krause, F, Stadler, KS and O’Sullivan, LW (2015). Exoskeletons for industrial application and their potential effects on physical work load. Ergonomics. 2016 May;59(5):671-81
Young A and Ferris D (2016).  State-of-the-art and Future Directions for Robotic Lower Limb Exoskeletons.  IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. Jan 27 [Epub ahead of print]

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