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Dr. Yun Sun

Associate Professor
Safety and Occupational Health Applied Sciences
TDS Center • M-1901

Degrees & Credentials: BE & ME Safety Engineering, China University of Geosciences; MS Safety Management, West Virginia University; PhD Occupational Safety and Health, West Virginia University.

Professional Interests: Dedicated to the area of occupational safety and health management. Area of specialization: use of musculoskeletal modeling in ergonomics.

Key Professional Work:

  • Sun, Y., Moore, C., & Nimbarte, A. (2011a, May 22–26). Musculoskeletal loading during dynamic two-wheeled cart pushing and pulling. 2011 IIE Conference, Reno, NV.
  • Nimbarte, A., Moore, C., & Sun, Y. (2011b, May 22–26). Biomechanical evaluation of concrete block handling tool. 2011 IIE Conference, Reno, NV.

  • Nimbarte, A., Aghazadeh, F., Ikuma, L., & Sun, Y. (Accepted). Evaluation of the loading of neck and shoulder musculature in overhead pushing and pulling exertions. Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries.

  • Nimbarte, A., Sun, Y., & Aghazadeh, F. (2010a, June 10–11). Effect of overhead pushing and pulling exertions on the cervical spine loading. Paper presented at the XXIInd Annual International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety (ISOES) Conference, Tempe, AZ.

  • Nimbarte, A., Sun, Y., & Aghazadeh, F. (2010b, September 27–October 1). Understanding the physical risk factors affecting cervical musculoskeletal disorders. Paper presented at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 54th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

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