Publications

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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Hu, B., Kim, C., Ning, X., Xu, X., 2018. “Using a deep learning network to recognize low back pain patients during static standing task,” accepted, to appear in Ergonomics.
  2. Yu, G., Strader, J., Hu, B., et al., 2018. “Robot Foraging: Autonomous Sample Return in a Large Outdoor Environment,” accepted, to appear in The IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine.
  3. Hu, B., Dixon, P.C., Jacobs, J.V., Dennerlein, J.T., Schiffman, J.M., 2018. “Machine learning algorithms based on signals from a single wearable inertial sensor can detect surface and age related differences in walking,” accepted, to appear in Journal of Biomechanics.
  4. Gu, Y., Ohi, Nicholas, Hu, B., et al., 2018. “Cataglyphis: An autonomous sample return rover,” Journal of Field Robotics, DOI: 10.1002/rob.21737
  5. Hu, B., Ning, X., 2016. “Cervical spine biomechanics and task performance during touchscreen computer operations,” International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 56: 41-50.
  6. Zhou, J., Ning, X., Hu, B., Dai, B., 2016. “The influences of foot placement on lumbopelvic rhythm during trunk flexion motion,” Journal of biomechanics 49: 1692-1697.
  7. Hu, B., Ning, X., Dai, F., Almuhaidib, I., 2016. “The changes of lumbar muscle flexion-relaxation phenomenon due to antero-posteriorly slanted ground surfaces,” Ergonomics 59: 1-8.
  8. Ning, X., Huang, Y., Hu, B., Nimbarte, A.D., 2015. “Neck kinematics and muscle activity during mobile device operations,” International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 48: 10-15.
  9. Ning, X., Hu, B., Alessa, F., Almuhaidib, I., 2015. “Ergonomic interventions for steel manufacturing workers,” Iron & Steel Technology (Dec): 1-7.
  10. Hu, B., Ning, X., 2015. “The changes of trunk motion rhythm and spinal loading during trunk flexion and extension motions caused by lumbar muscle fatigue,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering 43: 2112-2119.
  11. Hu, B., Ning, X., 2015. “The influence of lumbar extensor muscle fatigue on lumbar-pelvic coordination during weight lifting,” Ergonomics 58: 1424-1432.
  12. Hu, B., Shan, X., Zhou, J., Ning, X., 2014. “The effects of stance width and foot posture on lumbar muscle flexion-relaxation phenomenon,” Clinical Biomechanics 29(3): 311-316.
  13. Ning, X., Della-Giustina, D.E., Hu, B., 2014. “The assessment of musculoskeletal injury risks among steel manufacturing workers,” Iron & Steel Technology (Oct): 66-70.
  14. Hu, B., Ning, X., Nimbarte, A.D., 2013. “The changes of lumbar muscle flexion-relaxation response due to laterally slanted ground surfaces,” Ergonomics 56(8): 1295-1303.

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Zolghadr, M., Hu, B., Vaglienti, R., Ning, X., “Effects of lumbar facet nerve block on standing balance among lower back pain patients”. International Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Philadelphia, October 1-5, 2018.
  2. Hu, B., “Effects of lumbar tissue viscoelastic changes on lumbar-pelvic motion pattern”. International Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Philadelphia, October 1-5, 2018.
  3. Hu, B., Jacobs, J., “Applying deep learning in characterizing walking surfaces”. Slips, Trips, and Falls International Conference 2017, Toronto, June 15-16, 2017.
  4. Hu, B., Ning, X., “Effects of touch screen interface parameters on user task performance,” International Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Washington DC, September 19-23, 2016.
  5. Hu, B., Ning, X., Dai, F., “Effects of uneven ground surface on human balance,” International Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Los Angeles, October 26-30, 2015.
  6. Wang, D., Hu, B., Dai, F., Ning, X., “Sensor-based factorial experimental study on low back disorder risk factors among roofers,” Proceedings of ICSC 15: The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering 5th International/11th Construction Specialty Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, June 7-10, 2015.
  7. Ning, X., Hu, B., Alessa, F., Almuhaidib, I., “Ergonomic interventions for steel manufacturing workers,” AISTech Conference, Cleveland, May 4-7, 2015.
  8. Hu, B., Ning, X., Nussbaum, M.A., “The influence of hand load on lumbar-pelvic coordination during lifting task,” International Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Chicago, October 27-31, 2014.
  9. Ning, X., Della-Giustina, D.E., Hu, B., “Ergonomic assessment for steel manufacturing workers,” AISTech Conference, Indianapolis, May 5-8, 2014.
  10. Hu, B., Ning, X., Nimbarte, A.D., “Changes of lumbar muscle flexion relaxation phenomenon when standing on unilaterally elevated ground,” International Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, San Diego, September 30-October 4, 2013.