ERGOLAB AT SEA!

The 16th Annual Fall Symposium & Workshop, “Epidemiology for understanding our changing world,” of the Saskatchewan Epidemiology Association (SEA) was successfully held on November 2nd and 3rd, 2016 at Marquis Hall, University of Saskatchewan.

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ErgoLab Trainees at 2016 SEA Annual Fall Symposium

The Ergolab was well represented at the Saskatchewan Epidemiology Association (SEA) 16th Annual Fall Symposium & Workshop at the Marquis Hall University of Saskatchewan on November 2nd and 3rd, 2016. This event was a great success both for the SEA and the Ergolab! This year’s theme “Epidemiology for understanding our changing world” received active participation of Ergolab trainees. An Ergolab trainee, Adriana Angarita-Fonseca, was a member of the planning committee and seven posters were presented one of which received an award.

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POSTERS:

  • Asante, B., Bath, B., Trask, C. (2016) Trunk Posture Assessment in a Canadian Recycling Center. Saskatchewan Epidemiology Association,
  • Angarita-Fonseca A, Trask C, Bath B. Factors associated with changes or intentions to change physical activity among Canadians with chronic back disorders. 
  • M. I. Khan, A. Kociolek, X. Zeng, B. Bath, C. Trask. Trunk posture exposure patterns in Saskatchewan farmers.
  • Fagbemi, I., Mapiour, A., Bath, B., Trask, C. (2016) Manual Materials Handling Among Saskatchewan Grain Farmers: Exposure Assessment of Common Seasonal Tasks.  Symposium, November 2nd, 2016, Saskatoon.
  • Mapiour, A., Fagbemi, I., Bath, B., Trask, C. (2016). Manual Material Handling among Cattle Farmers in Saskatchewan: Exposure Assessment to a Risk Factor for Low Back Disorders. 
  • Adebayo, O., Kociolek, A., Bath, B., Predicala B., Trask, C. (2016) Patterns of biomechanical distal upper limb exposures in swine farm workers using the needleless injector and conventional injection techniques 
  • Zeng X, Kociolek AM, Khan MI, Milosavljevic S, Bath B, Trask C (2016) Modelling whole body vibration exposure in Saskatchewan farmers.

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Congratulations to Xiaoke and the team for their award!

Xiaoke Zeng received the Best Poster presentation – 2nd Position award for the study “Modelling whole body vibration exposure in Saskatchewan farmers”!