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Kumar, S. and Narayan, Y.. Torque and EMG in rotation-extension of the torso from pre-rotated and flexed postures.. Annual Conference of International Occupation Ergonomics and Safety Research, Chicago, IL. June 2008.

Kumar, S.. Cervical loads in driving occupations. Annual Conference of International Occupation Ergonomics and Safety Research, Chicago, IL. June 2008;. June 2008

Kumar, S.. Directional dependence of Cervical loads in whiplash impacts. North American Conference on Biomechanics, Niagra Falls, Canada. Aug. 2008

Kumar, S. and Stoll, S.. Neutral Zone: An objective measure of spinal somatic dysfunction.. RAD, UNTHSC. Fed. 2008; 132.

Kumar, S. and Stoll, S.. Physical Medicine Institute: A perspective of scope and strategy. RAD, UNTHSC. Feb. 2008; 131

Kumar, S. and Stoll, S.. Electromechanical mobilize for the treatment of low back pain.. RAD, UNTHSC. Feb. 2008; 130

Kumar, S.. Cervical muscle EMG in patients with cervical pain and controls. RAD, UNTHSC. Feb. 2008; 131

Kumar, S.. Theories of musculoskeletal injury causation.. RAD, UNTHSC. Feb. 2008; 130

Kumar, S.. Measures of localized spinal muscle fatigue. RAD, UNTHSC. Feb. 2008; 129

Kumar, S.. Cumulative spinal load: A field study of techniques, frame rate and prediction.. RAD, UNTHSC. Feb. 2008; 129

Kumar S. (2007) Musculoskeletal injury control needs paradigm shift. XII Brazilian Congress of Biomechanics, Rio Clara, Brazil, May 30-June 2, 2007.

Kumar S. (2007) Can we measure localized muscle fatigue quantitatively? XII Brazilian Congress of Biomechanics, Rio Clara, Brazil, May 30-June 2, 2007.

Jones T, Kumar S. (2007) Comparison of ergonomic risk assessment output in a high risk sawmill occupation: Saw filer. Salt Lake City, April 2007.

Vieira ER, Kumar S. (2007) Physical risk factors for work-related low back disorders in nurses and steel workers. PREMUS Conference, 27-30 August 2007, Boston.

Vieira ER, Kumar S. (2007) Lumar lordosis and range of motion of steel workers and nurses. World Physical Therapy Congress, Vancouver, Canada. June 2-6, 2007.

Vieira ER, Kumar S. (2007) Biomechanical analysis of nurses and steel workers’ working postures. XII Brazilian Congress of Biomechanics, Rio Clara, Brazil, May 2007.

Kumar S, Fagarasanu M, Narayan Y, Prasad N. (2006) Measures of localized muscle fatigue. Trienniel Congress of International ergonomics Association. Maastricht. July 10-14, 2006.

Kumar S, Narayan Y. (2006) Cumulative spinal load: A field study of techniques, frame rate and prediction. Trienniel Congress of International ergonomics Association. Maastricht. July 10-14, 2006.

Vieira ER, Kumar S. (2006) Physical demands of punching job among steel workers. Trienniel Congress of International ergonomics Association. Maastricht. July 10-14, 2006.

Vieira ER, Kumar S. (2006) Physical demands of manual transfers from bed to bed by orthopaedic nurses. Trienniel Congress of International ergonomics Association. Maastricht. July 10-14, 2006.

Vieira ER, Kumar S. (2006) Physical demands of manual patient transfers from bed to bed by orthopedic nurses, Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists, Banff, Alberta, Canada, ACE,

Vieira ER, Kumar S (2006) Biomechanical analysis of the punching job of steel workers. 7th Alberta Biomedical Engineering Conference,

Vieira ER, Kumar S. Functional capacity of workers in heavy jobs (abstract). Rehabilitation Research: Innovation in Rehabilitation. Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Canada, 2006;

Vieira ER, Kumar S. (2006) Physical demands of the punching job of steel workers, Proceedings of the 16th World Congress on Ergonomics, Maastricht, the Netherlands, International Ergonomics Association, CD-ROM, 1-6.

Vieira ER, Kumar S. (2006) Force and electromyography during squat and stoop lifting, push and pull (abstract), Proceedings of the XVI Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology, ISEK, Torino, Italy, ISEK, 214.

Gielo-Perczak, K., Solomonow, M., Kumar, S., Karwowski, W., and Drury, C. (2006) Diversity of factors that are best predictors of individual performance. Proceedings of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA pp 1236-1239.

Vieira ER, Kumar S. (2005) Biomechanical aspects of patient transfers from stretcher to bed (abstract), Proceedings of the 6th Annual Alberta Biomedical Engineering Conference, 31.

Vieira ER, Kumar S, Coury HJCG. (2005) Questionnaire assessment of problems associated with work-related low back injuries in two steel companies and a hospital, Proceedings of the 10th HAAMAHA/3rd International Conference on Ergonomics and Safety for Global Business Quality and Productivity/1st TIES, San Diego, California, USA, CD-ROM, 1-16.

Vieira ER, Kumar S. (2005) Control of work-related musculoskeletal low back disorders in heavy jobs: preliminary results (abstract), Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Alberta Provincial CIHR Training Program in Bone and Joint Health, 31.

Jones T, Kumar S. (2006) Prevention and rehabilitation of workplace injuries: ergonomic risk assessments. Rehabilitation Research: Innovation in Rehabilitation. October 27th, Edmonton, Alberta.

Jones T, Kumar S. (2006) Comparison of ergonomic risk assessment output in a high risk sawmill occupation: board edger operator. 7th Annual Conference of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists. October 23rd-25th, Banff, Alberta.

Jones T, Kumar S. (2006) Comparison of ergonomic risk assessment output in a high risk sawmill occupation: lumber grader. The Annual General Meeting of the Alberta CIHR Training Program in Bone and Joint Health. October 19th and 20th, Banff, Alberta.

Jones T, Kumar S. (2006) Comparison of ergonomic risk assessment output in a high risk sawmill occupation: lumber grader. 6th World Congress on Ergonomics. July 10th-14th, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Jones T, Kumar S. (2005) Assessment of ergonomic risk in a repetitive mono-task sawmill position based on quantified techniques. 10th International Conference on Human Aspects of Advanced Manufacturing: Agility and Hybrid Automation. July 18-21, 2005. San Diego, California.

Kumar S. (2004) Musculoskeletal injury causation and control. Brazilian Ergonomics Society. Aug 29 – Sept 3, 2004.

Kumar S. (2004) Theories of musculoskeletal injury causation. International Congress of Work Physical Therapists. Aug 25 – 29, 2004, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Kumar S. (2004) Cumulative load among farmers. Emerging Technology in Agricultural Engineering. Kharagpur, India. Dec 14-18, 2004.

Kumar, S. (2004) Measures of muscle fatigue. Biennial Conference of the International Society of Electromyography and Kinesiology, Boston, USA, June 2004.

Kumar S, Narayan Y, Garand D. (2004) Graded isometric axial rotation of the trunk Biennial Conference of the International Society of Electromyography and Kinesiology. Boston, USA, June 2004.

Kumar S, Narayan Y, Moro L. (2004) Measurement and prediction of cumulative load in x-ray technologists. PREMUS, Zurich, July 11-15, 2004.

Kumar S. (2004) Does the instantaneous peak load reflect overall loading. PREMUS, Zurich, July 11-15, 2004.

Kumar S. (2004) Measures of muscle fatigue Annual Conference of the Portuguese Ergonomics Society, Madeira, July 24-28, 2004.

Kumar S. (2004) Cumulative load theory of musculoskeletal injury. Annual Conference of the Portuguese Ergonomics Society, Madeira, July 24-28, 2004.

Kumar S. (2004) Cumulative load mechanism of musculoskeletal injuries: Implications for Rehabilitation. 4th Pan Pacific Conference on Rehabilitation. Hong Kong, Sept 24-26, 2004.

Kumar S. (2004) Axial Rotation: Blessing or Curse – 8th Congress of Brazilian Ergonomics Society. Aug 28 – Sept 2, 2004.

Fagarasanu M, Kumar S. (2004) An ergonomics assessment of alternative keyboard design. 7th International Conference on Work with Computer Systems, June 29 – July 2, 2004. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Fagarasanu M, Kumar S. (2004) Typing parameters after training on two alternative keyboards. 7th International Conference on Work with Computer Systems, June 29 – July 2, 2004, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Kumar S, Moro L, Narayan Y. (2003) “Injuries among radiation technologists” Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Association of Canadian Ergonomists joint with Applied Ergonomics Group, Oct 21-23, Banff, AB

Kumar S, Moro L, Narayan Y. (2003) “Musculoskeletal loads on radiation technologists” Proceedings of the Joint Annual Conference of Association of Canadian Ergonomists and Applied Ergonomics Oct 21-23, Banff, AB

Amell T, Kumar S, Narayan Y, Senthilsilvan A. (2003) Biomechanical loads in the low back during static industrial handwheel actuation. Proceedings of the Joint Annual Conference of ACE and Applied Ergonomics (AE) Banff, AB

Fagarasanu M, Kumar S. (2003) Computer work and carpal tunnel syndrome. Proceedings of the Joint Conference of ACE and AE, Banff, AB

Fagarasamu M, Kumar S. (2003) Carpal tunnel syndrome due to keyboarding and mouse tasks. Proceedings of Joint Conference of ACE and AE, Banff, AB

Jones T, Kumar S. (2003) Functional Capacity Evaluation of Manual Materials Handlers A review. Proceedings of ACE and AE, Banff, AB

Jones T, Kumar S. (2003) Physical Ergonomics in low back injury prevention. Proceedings of Joint Conference ACE, and AE, Banff, AB

Jones T, Kumar S, Strickfadden M. (2003) Ergonomics analysis and redesign of a neighborhood pub: A case study. Proceedings of the Joint Conference of ACE and AE, Banff, AB

Kumar S. Ergonomics in Design and Rehabilitation, Proceedings of SEAMEC 2003

Kumar S, Narayan Y, Garand D. (2003) Isometric axial rotation of the trunk in neutral and prerotated postures. Proceedings of XV Trienniel Congress, Aug 24-29, 2003, Seoul, Korea.

Kumar S. (2003) Vibration exposure in heavy haul trucking in overburden mining. Proceedings of XV Trienniel Congress, Aug 24-28, 2003, Seoul, Korea

Kumar S, Narayan Y, Amell T. (2003) Cervical injury in driving occupations with low velocity rearend collisions. Proceedings of XV Triennial IEA Congress

Jones T, Kumar S. (2003) Physical demands analysis: Review of selected peer-reviewed methods. Proceedings of XV Triennial IEA Congress

Jones T, Kumar S. (2003) Physical demands analysis of occupational tasks in hotels and restaurants industry: A field study. Proceedings of the XV Trienniel IEA Congress.

Jones T, Kumar S. (2003) Workers Compensation Board claims incidence in the sawmill industry of Alberta. Proceedings of the XV IEA Triennial Congress.

Fagarasanu M, Kumar S, Narayan Y. (2003) Wrist neutral zone. Proceedings of the XV IEA Trienniel congress.

Fagarasanu M, Kumar S. (2003) Avoiding research errors in ergonomics. Proceedings of the XV Trienniel Congress.

Amell T, Kumar S, Narayan Y. Psychophysical and physiological loads during static and dynamic industrial hand-wheel operation. Proceedings of Joint Conference by ACE and AE, Banff, AB

Kumar S. (2003). Ergonomics and Biology of Spinal Rotation. Annual Conference of the Ergonomics Society, Edinburgh, April 15-17, 2003.

Jones T, Kumar S, Strickfaden M. (2002) Ergonomic analysis and redesign of a neighbourhood pub: a case study. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists Applied Ergonomics, Banff, 2002

Kumar S, Amell T, Narayan Y, Prasad N. (2002) “Indices of Muscle Fatigue” Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Sept 30-Oct 4, 2002, Baltimore, USA

Gielo-Perczak K, Karwowski W, Kumar S, Marras W. (2002) “Methodological Approaches to research on musculoskeletal complaints and injuries Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Sept 30-Oct 4, 2002, Baltimore, USA. Pp 1032-1036.

Amell T, Kumar S, Narayan Y. (2002) Biomechanical loads in the low back during static industrial handwheel actuation. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists Applied Ergonomics, Banff, 2002.

Amell T, Kumar S, Narayan Y. (2002) Psychophysical and physiological loads during static and dynamic industrial handwheel operation. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists Applied Ergonomics, Banff, 2002.

Fagarasanu MR, Kumar S. (2002) Computer work and carpal tunnel syndrome. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists Applied Ergonomics, Banff, 2002.

Fagarasanu MR, Kumar S. (2002) Carpal tunnel syndrome due to keyboarding and mouse tasks. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists Applied Ergonomics, Banff, 2002.

Kumar S, Moro L, Narayan Y. (2002) Injuries among radiation technologists. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists Applied Ergonomics, Banff, 2002.

Kumar S, Moro L, Narayan Y. (2002) Musculoskeletal loads on radiation technologists. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Association of Canadian Ergonomists Applied Ergonomics, Banff, 2002.

Kumar S, Amell T, Narayan Y, Prasad N-G. (2002) Indices of muscle fatigue. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Baltimore, 2002.

Gielo-Perzak K, Karwowski N, Kumar S, Marras W. (2002) Cumulative load theory of musculoskeletal injury causation. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Baltimore, 2002.

Kumar S. (2001) Humanizing work for injury control. International Congress on Humanizing Work and Work Environment, Bombay, Dec 11-14, 2001.

Kumar S, Moro L, Narayan Y. (2001) A biomechanical analysis of selected tasks performed by x-ray technologists. SELF-ACE International Congress, Montreal, Oct 3-5, 2001.

Kumar S, Moro L, Narayan Y. (2001) Musculoskeletal morbidity among x-ray technologists SELF-ACE. International Congress, Montreal, Oct 3-5, 2001.

Kumar S, Moro L, Narayan Y. (2001) Cumulative load for x-ray technologists. 4th International Scientific Conference on Prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Amsterdam, Sept 30-Oct 4, 2001.

Kumar S. (2001) Computer aided ergonomics for safety. International Conference on Computer-Aided Ergonomics and Safety. Maui, Hawaii, July 29-Aug 1, 2001 (Plenary Address).

Kumar S. (2001) Truck Ergonomics, Large Haul Trucks: “Is Bigger Better”. Edmonton, Alberta, June 11-12, 2001 (Invited Talk).

Kumar S. (2000) A model for rehabilitation ergonomics. Proceedings of XIV Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association. CD Rom.

Kumar S. and Narayan, Y. (1999) Muscle fatigue in trunk rotation. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Harmonized Technology with Human Life, Takarazuka, Japan: 66-70.

Kumar S, Narayan Y, Amell TK. (1999) Role of awareness on head-neck acceleration in low velocity impacts. Proceedings of the World Congress on Whiplash Associated Disorders: 275-296.

Kumar S, Lechelt EC, Narayan Y, Chouinard K. (1999) Metabolic cost and subjective assessment of palletising and subsequent recovery. NSF-NSER CD-Rom Proceedings and website.

Kumar S, (1998) Intra-abdominal pressure in prolonged spinal loading. Proceedings of the Global Ergonomics Conference. Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Kumar S. (1998) Musculoskeletal Injuries: Theories and Control. In S. Legg and W. Cohen (Editors) Toward the Millennium. The Proceedings of the 8th Conference of the New Zealand Ergonomics Society. ISBN 0-9597 898-5-5, pp. 65-74.

Gil Coury H, Sande L, Kumar S. (1998) A comparative study of strength of healthy and symptomatic workers when performing a power grip. In S. Kumar (Editor) Advances in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety 2, IOS Press, Amsterdam, pp. 374-377.

Kumar S, Narayan Y, Zedka M. (1998) Functional rotation strength of the human trunk. In S. Kumar (Editor) Advances in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety 2, IOS Press, Amsterdam, pp. 357-360.

Kumar S, Narayan Y. (1998) Axial rotation fatigue. In S. Kumar (Ed) Ergonomics and Safety 2, IOS Press, Amsterdam, pp. 222-225.

Kumar S. (1997) Reliability and validity of common methodologies in determining task demands for operator safety. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Human Factors Association of Canada, pp. 23-28.

Kumar S. (1997) The effects of spatial constraints on spinal load in lifting biomechanical load on human lumbar spine in palletizing tasks with restriction to access and varying headrooms. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Human Factors Association of Canada, pp. 73-81.

Kumar S. (1997) Disability profile and ergonomic approach. In Proceedings of the 13th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association. P. Seppala et al (ed) vol. 4 pp. 518-520.

Kumar S. (1997) Parameter integration for injury control. In Proceedings of 13th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association P. Seppala et al (ed) vol. 4 pp. 182-184.

Kumar S. (1997) Spinal load on therapist/dental hygienist during a single assisted transfer of a wheelchair-bound patient to a dental chair. In Proceedings of the 13th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association. P. Seppala et al (ed) vol. 4 pp. 521-523.

Kumar S, Narayan Y, Zedka M, Chouinard K. (1996) Measures of psychophysical stresses in lifting activities of varying difficulty. Proceedings of the 4th Pan-Pacific Conference on Occupational Ergonomics, November 1996, Taiwan, ROC, pp. 264-267.

Kumar S, Narayan Y, Zedka M, Chouinard K. (1996) The sensitivity of metabolic cost measures to different task difficulty in lifting performance. Proceedings of the 4th Pan Pacific Conference on Occupational Ergonomics, Nov 1996, Taiwan, ROC, pp. 647-650.

Kumar S. (1996) An ergonomic strategy for occupational health. In Proceedings of Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management, Editors O. Brown and H. Hendrik. Publisher North Holland, Amsterdam, New York, pp. 219-223.

Kumar S. (1996) Enabling functionally subnormal. In Proceedings of Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management, Editors O. Brown and H. Hendrick. Publisher North Holland, Amsterdam, New York, pp. 225-229.

Kumar S. (1996) Prediction of musculoskeletal injuries through integrated biomechanical variables. Proceedings of the Canadian Society of Biomechanics, August 1996, Vancouver, pp. 48-49.

Davies, D. and Kumar, S. (1996) A domestic assistive device for rheumatoid hands. Journal of occupational Rehabilitation, Vol 6: 135-143.

Kumar S. (1995) Rehabilitation Ergonomics: Rationale, Means and Justification. IEA World Conference 1995, 84-89.

Kumar S, Zedka M, Narayan Y. (1995) Normative characteristics of axial rotation. IEA World Conference 1995, 669-672.

Kumar S, Simmonds M. (1995) Assessment of spinal mobilization. IEA World Conference 1995, 673-676.

Kumar S. (1995) Lifting strength profile and its potential impact. Konz/Purswell Symposium, Lubbock, TX, April 8-9, 1995, pp. 133-143.

Kumar S. (1994) Functional evaluation of the human back. In Rehabilitation Ergonomics, Proceedings of the 12th Triennial Congress of the IEA, Toronto, Aug 15-19. Ed: S. Kumar, Publisher: Human Factors Association of Canada, Toronto, ISBN 0-9698544-2-0, pp. 85-87.

Kumar S. (1994) Model of code of professional conduct for ergonomists: values, aims, and proposed code. Proceedings of the 12th Triennial Congress of the IEA, Toronto, Aug 15-19. Editors: S. McFadden, L. Innes and M. Hiu, Publisher: Human Factors Association of Canada, Toronto, ISBN 0-9698544-2-0, pp. 128-130.

Simmonds M, Kumar S. (1994) The influence of knowledge in assessment of the low-back pain. In Rehabilitation Ergonomics, Proceedings of the 12th Triennial Congress of the IEA, Toronto, Aug 15-19. Ed: S. Kumar, Publisher: Human Factors Association of Canada, Toronto, ISBN 0-9698544-2-0, pp. 164-166.

Kumar S. (1993) An electromyographic study of unresisted trunk rotation with normal velocity among normal males. Proceedings of IEEE. EMBS, San Diego, Oct 28-31, 1933, pp.

Kumar S, Simmonds M, Lechelt D. (1993) The performance of female young adults in perception of efforts of varied nature and magnitudes. 37th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Proceedings pp.

Kumar S, Mital A, Garand D, Persad A. (1992) Measured and perceived in palletizing tasks with restricted access. Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors Association of Canada. pp. 313-318.

Kumar S, Garand D. (1991) Variation in lifting strength due to mechanical disadvantage and asymmetry of posture in isometric and isokinetic efforts. 11th Triennial International Ergonomics Association Conference Paris 1991 Proceedings Vol. I, pp. 84-86.

Kumar S, Garand D, Phan Q. (1991) Effect of reach on low-back compression in sagitally symmetrical maximal stoop and squat lift. 11th Triennial International Ergonomics Association Conference Paris 1991. Vol III pp. 17-18.

Kumar S, Garand D. (1991) A PC based software for kinesiological EMG. 17th Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society Meeting, Banff, Alberta Proceedings pp. 99-100.

Kumar S, Garand D. (1991) Effect of reach on lumbar load during MVC. 24th Annual Conference of Human Factors Association of Canada, Vancouver Proceedings, pp. 295-300.

Kumar S. (1990) Lumbosacral compression in maximal lifting efforts with varying mechanical disadvantage in isometric and isokinetic modes. 14th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, pp. 133-134.

Mital A, Garg A, Karwowski M, Kumar S, Smith J, Ayoub MM. (1990) Human strengths: New developments and uses. Proceedings of the 1990 International Engineering Conference, pp. 159-164.

Kumar S. (1990) Symmetrical and asymmetrical stoop-lifting strength. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors Society, pp. 762-766.

Kumar S, Mital A. (1989) Safety of back! What is the margin? Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors Society, pp. 677-681.

Kumar S, Chaffin DB, Redfern M. (1989) EMG of trunk muscles in isometric and isokinetic MVC. Proceedings of the IEEE/Engineering in Medicine and Biology, pp. 1029-1030.

Kumar S, Mital A. (1988) Is there a margin of safety in the load bearing capacity of the human back. IEA 10th International Conference Proceedings (Ed: A.S. Adams, R.R. Hall, B.J. McPhee, and R.M. Oxenburgh), Publisher Ergonomics Society of Australia Inc. pp. 242-244.

Davies D, Kumar S. (1988) A task oriented aid for impaired hands. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting of the Human Factors Association of Canada, pp. 109-112.

Kumar S, Garand D. (1988) Effect of posture on back strength, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting of the Human Factors Association of Canada, pp. 183-186.

Kumar S. (1988) Biomechanical bases of spinal muscle forces. IEA 10th International Conference Proceedings (Ed: A.S. Adams, R.R. Hall, B.J. McPhee, and M.S. Oxenburgh), Publisher Ergonomics Society of Australia Inc. pp. 293-295.

Kumar S, Hill D. (1986) Arm lift strength at different reach distances. North American Congress on Biomechanics, pp. 53-54.

Kumar S, Godfrey CM, Campbell DJ, Bombardier C, (1986) The significance of intra-articular pressure on rehabilitation of rheumatoid joints. IEEE/EMB 8th Annual Conference Proceedings 1793–1796.

Kumar S. (1986) Isometric, isokinetic strength and maximum acceptable lift. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Human Factors Association of Canada, pp. 115-118.

Kumar S. (1986) Metabolic cost of lifting activities. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Human Factors Association of Canada, pp. 61-64.

Kumar S. Russell AS. (1984) Intra-abdominal pressure measurement and a clinical application Preliminary findings. Digest of the 4th Clinical Engineering Conference, pp. 188-191.

Kumar S. (1984) Intra-abdominal pressure under low truncal stress. 37th Annual Conference of engineering in Medicine and Biology. Los Angeles, September 17-19, 1984.

Kumar S, Davis PR, Currier DP. (1982), Dynamic loading of static trunk. Proceedings of the 8th Congress of International Ergonomics Association, pp. 708-709.

Kumar S, Magee D. (1982), Energy cost of lifting in sagittal and lateral planes by different techniques Proceedings of the 8th Congress of International Ergonomics Association, pp. 644-645.

Kumar S, (1981) Back injury prevention: Why and How? The state of the Art. Current Topics in Occupational Health. Annual Conference of Canadian Occupational Health Association, 1981. Invited paper. Proceedings in Press p. H1-H22.