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UC Faculty Receive Awards at International Ergonomics Conference

Kermit Davis, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Environmental Health at the UC College of Medicine, and Susan Kotowski, PhD, assistant professor in the College of Allied Health Sciences, recently received awards at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) 2016 International Annual Meeting. Davis and Kotowski jointly received the Best Ergonomics in Design Article Award for "Stand Up and Move: Your Musculoskeletal Health Depends on It." The article is a literature review of various alternatives to conventional office seating for preventing musculoskeletal disorders, providing succinct summaries of the research, along with concrete "take-home messages."

The HFES mission is to promote the discovery and exchange of knowledge concerning the characteristics of human beings that are applicable to the design of systems and devices of all kinds.

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