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Professional services

Professional services

Editorship and Special Issues Editorship

Editor: International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 1995 – 2003

Consulting Editor: Ergonomics 1996 – 2006

Associate Editor: PM&R 2008- 2010

Associate Editor: The Spine Journal 2004 – 2009

Advisory Editor: Spine 1994 – 2000

Assistant Editor: Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering 1992 – 2003

Book Editor: International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 1993 – 2000.

Invited Guest Editor: Special Issues:

Kumar, S. Disability and Rehabilitation, Special Issue on Rehabilitation Ergonomics, 2003

Kumar, S. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, Special Issue on “Construction”, vol. 8(3), 1991.

Kumar, S. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, Special Issue on “Rehabilitation”, vol. 9(2), 1992.

Kumar, S. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomic, Special Issue on “Effort Perception”, vol. 13(1), 1994.

Kumar, S. and Mital, A. Ergonomics, Special Issue on “Telecommunication”, November 1994.

Kumar, S. and Redfern, M. IEEE Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering. Special Issue on “Human Factors and Ergonomics in Rehabilitation Engineering”, 1995.

Kumar, S. Disability and Rehabilitation. A multi-disciplinary international journal. Special Issue on Rehabilitation Ergonomics, 1996.

Kumar, S. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. Special Issue on “Ergonomics in Rehabilitation”, 1996.

Kumar, S. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. Special Issue, 1996.

Kumar, S. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. Special Issue on Spinal Muscles, 1998.

Editorial board membership

International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics (Since 1993 – 2003)

Disability and Rehabilitation – An international multidisciplinary Journal (1992-2010)

Transactions of Rehabilitation Engineering (1992- 2001)

Journal of Musculoskeletal Research (1995-2008)

Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology (1996-2001)

IEA Journal of Ergonomics (1998-2002)

The Spine Journal (2001 – 2003)

Work (2003 -2008)

Isokinetics and Exercise Science (2004 -2012)

Clinical Biomechanics (1996 -2004)

Reviewership for journals

Experimental Brain Research

Brain Research

American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal

Journal of Biomechanics

Ergonomics

International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics

Human Factors

Canadian Journal of Rehabilitation

IEEE Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering

Applied Ergonomics

Spine

Disability and Rehabilitation

Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology

Clinical Biomechanics

Journal of Musculoskeletal Research

European Journal of Applied and Occupational Physiology Applied Ergonomics

Physical Therapy

Perceptual and Motor Behaviour

Journal of Orthopedic Research

Reviewer ship for Conferences

Conferences (Partial listing, not updated)

2003 Member, Scientific Program Committee XVI Trienniel Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, Seoul, Korea, August 2003.

2003 Member, Scientific Program Committee, ODAM, Aachen, Germany, 2003

2003 Member, International Scientific Program Committee, SEAMAC, Malysia, 2003

2002 Member, Scientific Program Committee, ACE-AE, Banff, October 2002, Canada

2002 Member, International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety, Munich, Germany, May, 2003

2002 Members, International Program Advisory Committee, XV Trienniel 2003

Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, Seoul, Korea, August 2001 Member, Scientific Program Committee, ACE, Montreal, Canada

2001 Member, International Advisory Committee, Annual Meeting of the International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference

2000 Chair, International Symposium on Rehabilitation Ergonomics, San Diego, California, USA., July 30 – August 2, 2000.

1998 Conference Chairman, Annual International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Research Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

1997 Chair, International Symposium on Rehabilitation Ergonomics. IEA, Tampere, Finland, June 1997.

1997 Technical Program Chair, Annual Meeting of the Human Factors Association of Canada. September 13-17, 1997, Winnipeg. Manitoba, Canada.

1996 Technical Program Chair XI Annual International Industrial Ergonomics and Safety Conference, July 8-11, 1996, Zurich, Switzerland.

1994 Convenor, International Symposium on Rehabilitation Ergonomics under the auspices of the 12th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

1993 International Program Committee, International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, San Diego, California, USA.

1993 Scientific Committee, World Congress on Manual Handling, Warsaw, Poland.

1992 Conference Chair, International Industrial Ergonomics and Safety Research Conference, Denver, Colorado.

1991 17th Annual Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society Meeting, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

1990 Trends in Ergonomics/Human Factors – International Program – Advisory Committee, Lake Tahoe.

Annual meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Miami, Florida, USA.
1989 Annual Conference of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

1988 Research in Rehabilitation Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

1987 Research in Rehabilitation Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Trends in Ergonomics/Human Factors – International Program – Advisory Committee Engineering in Medicine and Biology Annual International Conference – International Program

1986 Trends in Ergonomics/Human Factors – International Program – Advisory Committee Engineering in Medicine & Biology Annual International Conference – Inter. Program.

1985 Engineering in Medicine and Biology Annual International Conference – International Program.

1984 Annual Conference of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

1983 Science in Physical Therapy. Annual meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics

1982 Science in Physical Therapy.

1981 Science in Physical Therapy.

Grant Reviewing

National Institute of Health, USA

BC Research

Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada

Nova Scotia Health

Louisiana State Competition, USA

Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Reserach 1993

National Scientic and aEngineering Research Council, Canada 1985 cont’d

Canadian Institute of Health 1988 cont’d

National Health Research and Development, Canada 1993

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Heritage Grant Program, since inception 1984.

British Columbia Health Research Foundation, 1987 cont’d
WCB, BC

Offices Held in Professional Societies

1. President – International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety, 1998-1999.

2. President-Elect – International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety,

1997-1998

3. General Secretary, Internationa Foundation for Ergonomics and Safety, 1994-1996

4. Executive Councillor – Human Factors Association of Canada, 1991 – 2004.

5. Executive Councillor – International Ergonomics Association, 1991 – 2004.

6. Chair – Rehabilitation Ergonomics Group, International Ergonomics Association.