volume 29, issue 11, P1445-1453 1996
DOI: 10.1016/0021-9290(96)84540-4
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Abstract: One way to generate hypotheses on appropriate handling principles is to compare the strategies of highly skilled workers (experts) with those of novice workers (novices). This study was conducted to determine whether experts differ from novices in their handling strategies and to determine the effects of these differences in joint motions and net reaction moments at the trunk (L5/S1) and knees. Six experts and five novices were compared transferring two loads (12 and 22 kg) from four different initial low posi…

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