Abstracts and Scientific
Conference
Presentations

Rempel D Eisen E, Dale AM, Evanoff B, Hegmann K, Thiese MS, Kapellusch J, Garg A, Burt S, Bao S, Silverstein B, Gerr F, Merlino L, Harris-Adamson C. Individual and pooled longitudinal analyses of workplace distal upper extremity disorders: Findings from the NIOSH upper extremity musculoskeletal disorder consortium.  Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Sept 30, 2013, San Diego.

Harris-Adamson C, Eisen E, Dale AM, Evanoff B, Hegmann K, Thiese MS, Kapellusch J, Garg A, Burt S, Bao S, Silverstein B, Gerr F, Merlino L, Rempel D. The impact of gender on personal, health and workplace psychosocial risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome: A pooled study cohort.  Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Sept 30, 2013, San Diego.

Pereira A, Miller T, Huang Y-M, Odell D, Rempel D. Holding a tablet computer with one hand.  Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Sept 30, 2013, San Diego.

Rempel D.  Evidence on Work-Related Causation of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  Western Occupational Health Conference.  Sept 28, 2013, Hawaii.

Rempel D, Lee D, Loomer P.  A RCT evaluating tool weight and diameter on arm pain among dental practitioners: A follow-up laboratory study of pinch force.  PREMUS 2013 (Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders), Busan, S. Korea.

Rempel D, Harris C.  Rates of epicondylitis among workers: A comparison of diagnostic criteria.  PREMUS 2013 (Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders), Busan, S. Korea.

Harris-Adamson C, Eisen E, Goldberg R, Krause N, You D, Rempel D.  The impact of posture on wrist tendonitis among blue collar workers – the San Francisco study. PREMUS 2013 (Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders), July 8, 2013, Busan, S. Korea.

You D, Hsieh CH, Rempel DM.  Reliability of video based assessment of wrist posture among production workers.  PREMUS 2013 (Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders), Busan, S. Korea.

You D, Smith AH, Rempel DM. Meta-analysis: Causal association between wrist posture and carpal tunnel syndrome among blue-collar workers.  EPICOH, June 18, 2013.

Rempel D.  A surveillance system for carpal tunnel syndrome.  European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)-Modernet Meeting, May 29, 2013, Bucharest, Romania.

Joe L, Beckman S, Roisman R, Frederick M, Beckman J, Rempel D, Jones, M, Harrison R. Using an Administrative Workers' Compensation Claims Database for Occupational Health Surveillance in California: Validation of a Case Classification Scheme for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference, 2012, Omaha, Nebraska.

Ko P, Rempel D. Effects of font size and reflective glare on text-based task performance and posture change behavior of presbyopic and nonpresbyopic computer users. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2012, Boston.

Shergill A, Rempel D, Lee D. Distal upper extremity musculoskeletal risk factors associated with colonoscopy. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2012, Boston.

Camilleri M, Odell, D, Chu B, Ramesh A, Rempel D. Indirect Touch Pointing with Desktop Computing: Effects of Trackpad Size and Input mapping on Performance, Posture, Discomfort, and Preference. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2012, Boston.

Pereira A, Odell D, Lee D, Rempel D. The Effect of Keyboard Key Spacing on Productivity, Usability, and Biomechanics in Touch Typists with Large Hands. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2012, Boston.

Rempel D, Burgel, B, Johnson P. Whole body vibration in taxicabs in San Francisco. American Conference on Human Vibration 2012, Hartford, CT.

Rempel D, Barr A, Baum D, Camilleri M, Duarte R, Janowitz I, Woo J. A 3D model of reach limitations for workstation design. 3-D Analysis of Human Movement 2012, Bologna, Italy.

Harrington D, Rempel D, Barr A. Construction ergonomics: The challenges of moving from innovation to industry adoption. American Public Health Association 2012, San Francisco.

Yang X, Lee D, Solomon G, Rempel D. Change in work hours and upper extremity pain among dental hygienists. American Occupational Health Conference 2012, Los Angeles.

Zhao Y, Harris-Adamson C, Rempel D. Prospective Study of the Risk factors for Epicondylitis in Blue Collar Workers: The San Francisco Study. American Occupational Health Conference 2012, Los Angeles.

Rempel D, Evanoff B, Hegman K. The Prospective Consortium Musculoskeletal Disorders Studies. American Occupational Health Conference 2012, Los Angeles.

Rempel D, Lee D, Dawson K, Loomer P. Effect of tool handle design among dental practitioners: a randomized controlled trial. International Congress on Occupational Health 2012. Mexico.

Rempel D, Barr A. Interventions for drilling into concrete. International Congress on Occupational Health 2012. Mexico.

Rempel D. Ergonomics and Interventions for Gastroenterology. 12th Annual Educational Meeting in Gastroenterology, March 9, 2012. Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles.

Rempel D, Lee D, Shergill A. Distal upper extremity musculoskeletal risk factors associated with colonoscopy. International Ergonomics Association 2012. Recife, Brazil

Harris C, Eisen EA, Goldberg R, Krause N, Rempel D. Workplace factors in wrist tendinosis among blue-collar workers: The San Francisco study. International Ergonomics Association 2012. Recife, Brazil

Rempel D, Barr A, Janowitz I. Interventions for overhead and concrete drilling. International Ergonomics Association 2012. Recife, Brazil

Rempel D, Lee D, Dawson K, Loomer P. Effect of tool handle design among dental practitioners: a randomized controlled trial. International Ergonomics Association 2012. Recife, Brazil

Ko P, Rempel D. Effects of font size and reflective glare on text-based task performance and viewing distance of young and presbyopic computer users. International Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics Conference 2012, San Francisco.

Cooper M, Rempel D, Susi P. Reducing Silica Exposure During Lateral Drilling of Concrete. PCIH Annual meeting. November 8, 2011, Baltimore.

Rempel D and The Upper Extremity MSD Consortium Group. Recent findings from the Prospective NIOSH MSD Consortium Studies (Invited Lecture). Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2011, Las Vegas.

Harris C, BingYune C, Janowitz I, Rempel D. Ergonomic evaluation of an alternative tool for cake decorating. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2011, Las Vegas.

Loomer P, Lee D, Rempel D. Periodontal curette handle design affects upper extremity pain: A 4 month randomized controlled trial. Annual meeting of American Academy of Periodontology, Nov 12, 2011.

Harrington D, Barr A, Robbins M, Rempel D. The challenges of moving from innovation to adoption. WestON, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. 2011.

Satish S, Abdulla A, Zhao C, Rempel, D, Gonzalgo, M and Hsieh, M. Virtual Instrument Pedals: Towards Improved Surgeon Ergonomics and Operating Room Safety. National Conference of American Academy of Pediatrics, Oct 15, 2011, Boston, MA.

Rempel D, Barr A, Star D, Robbins M, Janowitz I. Interventions for Concrete Drilling. Applied Ergonomics 2011, Orlando, FL. Rempel D. Interventions for Overhead and Concrete Drilling. American Society of Safety Engineers’ June 15, 2011, Chicago, IL.

Rempel D, Robbins M, Barr A, Star D, Janowitz I. Interventions for Overhead Drilling into Concrete. American Industrial Hygiene Annual Meeting. (AIHce), May 14, 2011, Portland, OR.

Rempel D. Emerging Occupational Ergonomic Problems and Solutions. UCSF Occupational and Environmental Medicine CE Conference, March 18, 2011, San Francisco, CA.

Armstrong T, Cochran D, Bleed P, Lin J, Freivalds A, Radwin R, Rempel D. Hand tool ergonomics – Past and present. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2010, San Francisco.

Rempel D, Barr A, Janowitz I. Interventions for Overhead Drilling: A Demonstration. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2010, San Francisco.

Camilleri M, Bartha M, Purvis C, Rempel D. Neck Biomechanics and Multiple Wide Computer Displays. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2010, San Francisco.

Harris C, Goldberg R, Krause N, Eisen E, Rempel D. A Prospective Study of Hand-Wrist Pain in Blue Collar Workers. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2010, San Francisco.

Lee D, Rempel D, Barr A, Shergill A. Ergonomics of Colonoscopy: Wrist Postures of Gastroenterologists Performing Routine Colonoscopy. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2010, San Francisco.

Rempel D. (Keynote Address) Prevention of carpal tunnel syndrome: lessons from physiologic studies. PREMUS 2010 (Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders), August 29, 2010, Angers, France.

Rempel DM, Barr A, Star D, Janowitz I. Overhead drill support stand for construction workers. PREMUS 2010 (Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders), August 29, 2010, Angers, France.

Harris C, Eisen E, Goldberg R, Krause N, Rempel D. Workplace and individual factors and wrist tendonitis: The San Francisco study. PREMUS 2010 (Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders), August 29, France.

Rempel D. The development of ergonomics standards in the US. 4th International Conference on the History of Occupational and Environmental Health, 2010, San Francisco.

Rempel D, Evanoff E, Gerr F, Goldberg R, Hegmann K. The Collaborative MSD Program: First findings from a prospective study of 2090 employees at 27 US companies. AOHC, 2010, Florida.

Rempel D, Sheedy J. Computer users: update on preventing vision and musculoskeletal symptoms. AOHC, 2010, Florida.

Rempel D, Freshwater F, Hegmann K. The ACOEM Hand Wrist Guidelines. AOHC, 2010, Florida.

Rempel D, Star D, Barr A. New interventions for overhead drilling. 20th Annual Construction Safety Conference, Feb 16, 2010, Rosemont, IL.

Rempel D. Evaluating interventions for overhead drilling. NORA Construction Research Workshop and Sector Council Meeting, November 3, 2009, Washington, DC.

Rempel D, Villaneuva A, Dong H. Biomechanical analysis on the pinch grip during dental hygiene scaling. International Ergonomics Association 2009, Beijing.

Rempel D, Harris C, Goldberg R, Krause N. Initial findings from the San Francisco prospective study of hand/wrist disorders among manufacturing workers. International Ergonomics Association 2009, Beijing.

Ko P, Hoenig P, Li D, Bailey I, Rempel D. Effect of Computer Monitor Distance on Visual Symptoms, and Changes in Accommodation and Binocular Vision, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2009, San Antonio.

Wehner M, Kazeroni H, Rempel D. Lower extremity exoskeleton reduces back forces in lifting. Proceedings of the 2009 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC'09), Oct 12, 2009, Hollywood.

Story M, Luce A, Rempel D. Accessibility of diabetes management devices for users with vision disabilities. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2009, San Antonio.

Ko P, Hoenig P, Li D, Bailey I, Rempel D. Effect of computer monitor distance on visual symptoms and binocular vision changes. International Ergonomics Association (IEA), 2009, Beijing.

Ko P, Li D, Hoenig P, Bailey I, Rempel D. Oculomotor changes and visual symptoms associated with computer use. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), 2009, Fort Lauderdale.

Rempel D, Harris C, Goldberg R, Krause N. The San Francisco prospective study of hand/wrist disorders among blue collar workers. International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH), 2009, Cape Town.

Abbah EJ, Rempel D, Goldberg R. Impact of hand or wrist pain on work function among workers performing hand intensive work. International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH), 2009, Cape Town, S.A.

Rempel D, et al. Interventions for Overhead Drilling in Construction. National Occupational Injury Research Symposium 2008, http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/noirs/2008/default.html, Pittsburgh, PA

Yung M, Chueh TY, Arnold AK, Rempel DM, Robinovitch SN. Overhead drilling in construction: an ergonomic approach to intervention design. Association of Canadian Ergonomists 2008, Quebec.

Rempel D, Star D, Gibbons B, Barr A, Janowitz I, Arnold AK, Chueh T, Yung M, Robinovich S. Intervention devices for overhead drilling: Looking for other applications. NORA Symposium 2008, Denver, CO.

Rempel D, Junge M, Pollard M, Cynthia B. Ergonomics in Biosciences. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2008, New York.

Rempel D, Barr A, Janowitz I, Gibbons, Star D. Interventions for Overhead Drilling in Construction. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2008, New York.

Nathan-Roberts D, Camilleri M, Chen B, Rempel D. Comparison of Seated Postures between Office Tasks. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2008, New York.

Rempel D. Research Update: Upper extremity disorders and the workplace. Western Occupational Health Conference, September 19, 2008, Napa.

Story MF, Lemke M, MacDonald C, Kailes JI, Rempel D, Winters JM. Guidelines for Designing and Selecting Accessible Medical Equipment. RESNA, June 26, 2008, Arlington, VA

Rempel D, Wang PC, Harrison R, Janowitz I, Yu F, Chan J, Ritz B. A randomized controlled trial of chair interventions on back/hip pain among sewing machine operators. Recovery Pattern of Neck and Shoulder Pain among Sewing Machine Operators. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2008, San Francisco.

Saadat E, Majumdar S, Rempel DM, King KB. The effect of frequency and force of in vivo loading on proteoglycan content of rabbit articular cartilage. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting 2008.

Shergill AK, Asundi K, Barr A, Shah JN, Ryan JC, McQuaid KR, Rempel D. Evaluation of distal upper extremity musculoskeletal load during routine colonoscopy. Annual Meeting of American College of Gastroenterologists. 2007.

Rempel DM, Story M, Luce A, Leung A, Lemke M, Winters J. Reducing patient handling: Accessibility barriers for radiology equipment for patients with mobility impairment. ICOH International Conference on the Health of Healthcare Workers, Oct 27, 2007, Vancouver.

Abbah E, Garcia M, Harris C, Goldberg R, Krause N, Rempel D. Impact of hand or wrist pain on work function among workers performing hand intensive work. PREMUS 2007 (Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders), 27 August 2007. Boston.

Rempel D, Nakama L, King K. Contributions of repetition rate and peak force to microtears and growth factor density in a rabbit model of epicondylitis PREMUS 2007 (Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders), Boston.

Rempel D, Keir P, Bach J. Wrist posture influences carpal tunnel pressure during keyboard use PREMUS 2007 (Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders), Boston.

Rempel D. Design of the San Francisco prospective study of musculoskeletal disorders. PREMUS 2007 (Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders), Boston.

Harris C, Chen B, Janowitz I, Rempel D. Ergonomic evaluation of an alternative tool for cake decorating. PREMUS 2007 (Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders), Boston.

Story M, Winters J, Lemke M, Rempel D. Evaluating the accessibility of medical equipment. International Conference on Inclusive Design, 2007 London

Abbah E, Rempel D, Goldberg R, Krause N. Impact of hand/wrist pain on work function among blue collar workers. American Occupational Health Conference, 2007, New Orleans.

Asundi K, Rempel D. Clamping tendons in vitro can affect gene expression at the midsubstance. Orthpaedic Research Society Annual Meeting 2007, San Diego.

Asundi K, Rempel D. IL-1B expression in tendon correlates with creep strain under static load. Orthpaedic Research Society Annual Meeting 2007, San Diego.

Rempel D, Wang PC, Rempel D, Harrison R, Janowitz I, Ritz B. A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Effects of Two Task Chair Designs on Shoulder and Neck Pain among Sewing Operators. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2006, San Francisco.

Asundi K, Rempel D. MMP-1 expression is up-regulated with increased static load and correlates to creep. Biology, Medicine and Engineering Sciences, 2006, Chicago.

Nakama L, King K, Rempel D. The effect of repetition rate on the formation of microtears in tendon in an in vivo repetitive loading animal model. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2006, San Francisco.

Dong H, Loomer P, Villanueva A, Rempel D. Pinch forces and instrument tip forces during periodontal scaling. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2006, San Francisco.

Barr A, Rempel D, Young E, Brafman D. The effect of six keyboard designs on wrist and forearm postures. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2006, San Francisco.

Rempel D, Brewer S, Van Erg D, Amick BC, Irvin E, Daum K, Gerr F, Moore JS, Cullen K. Posture modifying interventions and musculoskeletal health among computer users: a systematic review. International Ergonomics Association, 2006, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Rempel D, Dong H, Loomer P. The effects of periodontal instrument handle diameter and weight on hand muscle load and pinch force in a dental scaling task. International Ergonomics Association, 2006, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Rempel D, Dalamagas D, Gibbons B, Barr A, Janowitz I. Development and evaluation of interventions for overhead drilling in concrete. International Ergonomics Association, 2006, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Rempel D, Krause N, Goldberg R, Benner D, Hudes M. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Ergonomic Interventions among Computer Users, International Congress on Occupational Health, 2006 Milan.

Rempel D, Wang PC, Harrison R, Janowitz I, Ritz B. Recovery Pattern of Neck and Shoulder Pain among Sewing Machine Operators. International Congress on Occupational Health, 2006 Milan.

Wang PC, Rempel D, Harrison R, Janowitz I, Ritz B. A field trial of an ergonomic chair to reduce neck and shoulder pain in sewing machine operators in Los Angeles. North American Congress of Epidemiology 2006, Seattle.

Wang PC, Rempel D, Harrison R, Janowitz I, Ritz B. Recovery Pattern of Neck and Shoulder Pain among Sewing Machine Operators. North American Congress of Epidemiology 2006, Seattle.

Rempel D. Workplace Intervention Studies: Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders among Computer Users. American Occupational Health Conference 2006, Los Angeles.

Rempel D, Wang PC, Harrison R, Janowitz I, Ritz B. Recovery Pattern of Neck and Shoulder Pain among Sewing Machine Operators. National Occupational Research Agenda 2006, Washington, DC.

Rempel D, Krause N, Goldberg R, Benner D, Hudes M. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Ergonomic Interventions in Computer Users. National Occupational Research Agenda 2006, Washington, DC.

Rempel D, Krause N, Goldberg R, Benner D. A Randomized Trial Evaluating Interventions on Upper Extremity Disorders among Computer Operators. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2006, Chicago.

Marecek GS, Opel C, Rempel D, King KB. Repetitive finger joint flexion without external load leads to articular cartilage thinning in an in vivo rabbit model. Orthopaedic Research Society, 2006, Chicago.

Nakama LH, Amano K, King KB, Rempel DM. The effect of repetition rate on blood vessel formation in the paratenon of a repetitively loaded tendon in vivo. Orthopaedic Research Society, 2006, Chicago.

Nakama LH, King KB, Rempel DM. The effect of loading rate on VEGF, VEGTR-1, and CTGF production in an in vivo cyclically loaded tendon. Orthopaedic Research Society, 2006, Chicago.

Rempel D, Scholssberg E, Morrow S, Llosa A, Dietrich P. Musculoskeletal disorders and computer use among engineering graduate students: An internet based study. Human Computer Interface Conference 2005, Las Vegas.

Opel C, Rempel D, King KB. In vivo cyclical joint loading decreases unmineralized cartilage thickness in the rabbit metacarpophalangeal. Orthopaedic Research Society, 2005, Washington.

Nakama LH, King KB, Rempel DM. The localization of connective tissue growth factor in a cyclically loaded tendon at the epicondyle in an in vivo model of tendinosis. Orthopaedic Research Society, 2005, Washington.

Asundi K and Rempel DM. Effects of peak strain during cyclic loading of flexor tendons. Orthopaedic Research Society, 2005, Washington.

Winters, JWM, Story, MF, Barnekow, K, Premo, B, Kailes, JI, Schwier, E, Rempel, D & Winters, JM. Problems with Medical Instrumentation Experienced by Patients with Disabilities. Proceedings of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 48th Annual Meeting. 2004, New Orleans, LA.

Rempel D, Kursa K, Latanza, L, Diao E. In vivo finger flexor tendon forces during rehabilitation maneuvers. Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Societies of Canada, USA, Japan, Europe, 2004, Banff.

Menendez CC, Amick BC, Jenkins M, Robertson M, Janowitz I, Rempel DM, Dennerlein JT, Chang CH, Katz JN, Harrist R. Computing-related risk factors among college students. International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference 2004, Houston.

Rempel D, Scholssberg E, Morrow S, Llosa A, Dietrich P. Upper extremity pain and computer use patterns among engineering graduate students: An internet based study. PREMUS International Conference, 2004, Zurich.

Rempel D. Criteria for case definitions for upper limb disorders to be used in epidemiologic studies considering an evidence based approach. PREMUS International Conference, 2004, Zurich

Rempel D. Effects of repetitive loading on nerve: basic science update. American Occupational Health Conference 2004, Kansas City, MO

Lemke M, Winters JM, Campbell S, Danturthi S, Story MF, Barr A, Rempel DM. Mobile Usability Lab: A Tool for Accessibility and Usability Testing of Medical Instrumentation. Annual Meeting IEEE-EMBS, 2004. Conf Proc IEEE Med Biol Soc. 2004; 7:4920-3.

Story MF, Winters J, Barnekow K, Premo B, Kailes J, Schwier E, Rempel D. Problems with medical instrumentation experienced by patients with disabilities. Human Factors and Ergonomics 2004.

Winters J, Story M, Campbell S, Lemke M, Danturthi S, Barr A, Rempel D. Mobility Usability Lab (MU-Lab): A tool for studying medical device accessibility. RESNA, 2004, Orlando, FL.

Latanza L, Diao E, Kursa K, Rempel D. In vivo tendon forces generated during rehabilitation exercises. Annual Meeting of American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2004, New York.

Rempel DM, Nakama LH, Barr A. Tendon microtears in an animal model of epicondylitis caused by cyclical loading. Orthopaedic Research Society, 2004, San Francisco

Nakama LH, King KB, Rempel DM. The localization of vascular endothelial growth factor in a repetitively loaded tendon in vivo: An immunohistological study. Orthopaedic Research Society, 2004, San Francisco

Kursa KE and Rempel DM. A new in vitro tendon loading system for examining tissue response to strain. Orthopaedic Research Society, 2004, San Francisco

Lattanza, L.L.; Diao, E.; Kursa, K.; Rempel, D. In vivo flexor tendon forces generated during rehabilitation exercises. The British Society for Surgery of the Hand and The American Society for Surgery of the Hand Combined Spring Meeting, 2003. The University of Cambridge, England.

Rempel D, Asundi K, Bach J. Thumb Force during Pipetting Tasks. International Ergonomics Association 2003, Seoul, Korea.

Rempel D, Hertzer E, Brewer R. Computer Input with Gesture Recognition: Comfort and Pain Ratings of Hand Postures. Human-Computer Interaction International 2003, Vol III, Crete, Greece.

Kursa K, Tran S, Lattanza L, Diao E, Rempel D. In vivo forces generated by finger flexor muscles increase with finger and wrist flexion. Orthopaedic Research Society 2003, New Orleans.

King K, Munn D, Shao F, Diao E, Rempel D. Experimental induction of carpal tunnel syndrome: evaluation of tenosynovium. Orthopaedic Research Society 2002, Dallas.

Kursa K, Diao E, Rempel D. Forces generated by finger flexor muscles depend on the rate of fingertip loading. Orthopaedic Research Society 2002, Dallas.

King K, L Nakama, A Reza, and D Rempel. Type III collagen in a model of elbow tendinosis. The 1st Meeting of the American Society for Matrix Biology, Houston, TX, November, 6-9, 2002, 99.

Hansson, GA, Nordander C, Asterland P, Ohlsson K, Stromberg U, Skerfving S, Rempel D. Characteristics of various load measures on trapezius surface EMG. Proceedings of 3rd conference of the International Shoulder Group; 2001, p 9-12 Delft Univ Press, The Neatherlands.

Latanza L, Diao E, Rempel D. In vivo flexor tendon forces generated during rehabilitation exercises. Annual Meeting of American Society of Surgery of the Hand 2001, Baltimore.

Rempel D. NRC Report on Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace: Tissue Mechanobiology. Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2001, Minneapolis.

Rempel D. Integrating medical and ergonomic considerations in return to work. Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2001, Minneapolis.

Rempel D. National Academy of sciences report on work-related musculoskeletal disorders. American Occupational Health Conference 2001, San Francisco.

Rempel D, Bernacki E, Evanoff B, Faucett J, Gerr F, Franzblau A. Management of upper extremity disorders: Recent Studies (program chair). American Occupational Health Conference 2001, San Francisco.

Wahlstrom J, Hagberg M, Johnson PW, Rempel D, Svensson J. Effects of time pressure and verbal provocation when working with a computer mouse. PROCID Conference 2001, Goteborg, Sweden.

Diao E, Shao F, Milroy, AM, Liebenberg E, Ishiko T, Rempel D, Lotz JC, Ralston HJ III. Electron microscopy changes in the median nerve associated with increased carpal tunnel pressure in a rabbit model. Orthopaedic Research Society 2001, San Francisco, California.

Rempel D. In vivo finger tendon force rates during tapping. Orthopaedic Research Society 2001, San Francisco, California.

Rempel D. An in vivo model for entrapment neuropathy due to repeated finger loading. Orthopaedic Research Society 2001, San Francisco, California.

Rempel D. Ergonomics and computer: an international multisession symposium. IEA/HFES Congress 2000, San Diego, California.

Rempel DM, Martin B, Sommerich CA, Clancy EA, Wells R, Kadefors R. Estimating forearm and neck muscle load using surface emg amplitude: methodologic issues. IEA/HFES Congress 2000, San Diego, California.

Rempel D, Murthy G, Brewer R, Tal R, Fujino H, Ueno T. Ergonomic evaluation of the international space station life sciences glovebox. IEA/HFES Congress 2000, San Diego, California.

Rempel D, Jacobson M, Brewer R, Martin B. Finger muscle activity during use of different pointing devices. IEA/HFES Congress 2000, San Diego, California.

Kawazoe K, Otsuki F, Ueno T, Fujino H, Rempel D. Life sciences glovebox (LSG) ergonomics study (Abstract). 51st International Astronautical Congress 2000, Brazil.

Rempel D, Kanje M, Dahlin L, Lundborg G, Abrahamsson S. Hypoxia inhibits cell proliferation and matrix synthesis in non-neuronal cells in the rabbit median nerve. Orthopaedic Research Society, 2000, Orlando, Florida.

Murthy G, Rempel D. Tissue oxygenation and muscle fatigue in the workplace. Orthopaedic Research Society, 2000, Orlando, Florida.

Diao E, Shao F, Liebenberg E, Ishiko T, Rempel D. Carpal tunnel syndrome--A dose response relationship between pressure and time in an animal model. Orthopaedic Research Society, 2000, Orlando, Florida.

King K, Rempel D. An Animal Model for Tendinosis of the Elbow (Epicondylitis). XVIIth Meeting of the Federation of the European Connective Tissue Societies, 2000, Patras, Greece.

King K, Rempel D. Cyclical Loading in a Rabbit Finger Flexor Model Produces Structural Changes in the Elbow Tendon Similar to Tendinosis. ECM 2000, St. Louis, Missouri.

Murthy G, Hargens AR, Lehman S, Rempel, D. Muscle Deoxygenation Causes Muscle Fatigue. First Biennial Space Biomedical Investigators' Workshop, 1999, Austin, Texas.

Diao E, Liebenberg E, Rempel DM, Yamada M, Lotz, JC. Carpal tunnel syndrome––pathophysiology is related to pressure in a dose-response animal model. American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1999, Boston, Massachusetts.

Diao E, Rempel D. Experimental induction of carpal tunnel syndrome: A new animal model. Orthopaedic Research Society, 1999, Anaheim, California.

Rempel D, Abrahamsson S-O. Effects of hypoxia on cell proliferation and matrix synthesis in synovium and tendon from the rabbit carpal tunnel. Orthopaedic Research Society, 1999, Anaheim, California.

Burastero S, Tittiranonda P, Rempel D. Cross-sectional field investigation of pointing device usage in a computer intensive environment. 3rd International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders, 1998, Finland.

Murthy G, Hargens A, Lehman S, Rempel D. Work-related fatigue may be caused by muscle deoxygenation. 3rd International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders, 1998, Finland.

Johnson P, Hjelm EW, Hagberg M, Rempel D. Exposure assessment: measuring and characterizing the forces applied to the computer mouse. 3rd International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders, 1998, Finland.

Tittiranonda P, Burastero S, Armstrong T, Rempel D. Effects of alternative geometry keyboards on VDT users with work-related musculoskeletal disorders: clinical outcomes and keyboarding styles. 3rd International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders, 1998, Finland.

Diao E, Hida S-I, Iida H, Rempel DM. Experimental induction of carpal tunnel syndrome in an animal model: an electrophysiologic and histologic analysis. 53rd Annual Meeting, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1998, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Dennerlein J, Rempel D. The Control of Finger Movement During a Keystroke. World Congress of Biomechanics, 1998, Japan.

Jacobson M, Rempel D, Martin B, Keir P, Dennerlein J. Comparison of Surface to Indwelling Extrinsic Finger EMG during Use of Computer Pointing Devices. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 42nd Annual Meeting, 1998, Chicago, Illinois.

Keir PJ, Bach JM, Rempel DM. Effects of finger posture on carpal tunnel pressure during wrist motion. 44th Annual Meeting, Orthopaedic Research Society, 1998, New Orleans, Louisiana.