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Sue A. Ferguson, Ph.D., CPE

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics
  • Senior Research Assoc-Engineer, Integrated Systems Engineering
  • 236 Baker Systems
    1971 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-537-4508

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Biography
Dr. Ferguson's research focuses on the quantitative assessment of low back functional performance and how that compares to subjective measures, as well as how physical and psychosocial occupational factors may influence low back injury and recovery.  She received her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University.

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Journal Articles

2012

  • Ferguson,Sue,A; Allread,W,Gary; Burr,Deborah,L; Heaney,Catherine; Marras,William,S, 2012, "Biomechanical, psychosocial and individual risk factors predicting low back functional impairment among furniture distribution employees." CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS 27, no. 2, 117-123 - 117-123.
  • Ferguson,Sue,A; Marras,William,S; Allread,W,Gary; Knapik,Gregory,G; Splittstoesser,Riley,E, 2012, "Musculoskeletal disorder risk during automotive assembly: current vs. seated." APPLIED ERGONOMICS 43, no. 4, 671-678 - 671-678.

2011

  • Ferguson,Sue,A; Marras,Williams,S; Allread,W,Gary; Knapik,Gregory,G; Vandlen,Kimberly,A; Splittstoesser,Riley,E; Yang,Gang, 2011, "Musculoskeletal disorder risk as a function of vehicle rotation angle during assembly tasks." APPLIED ERGONOMICS 42, no. 5, 699-709 - 699-709.

2009

  • Marras,W,S; Knapik,G,G; Ferguson,S, 2009, "Lumbar spine forces during manoeuvring of ceiling-based and floor-based patient transfer devices." ERGONOMICS 52, no. 3, 384-397 - 384-397.
  • Ferguson,Sue,A; Marras,William,S; Burr,Deborah,L; Woods,Stephen; Mendel,Ehud; Gupta,Purnendu, 2009, "Quantification of a Meaningful Change in Low Back Functional Impairment." SPINE 34, no. 19, 2060-2065 - 2060-2065.
  • Marras,William,S; Knapik,Gregory,G; Ferguson,Sue, 2009, "Loading along the lumbar spine as influence by speed, control, load magnitude, and handle height during pushing." CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS 24, no. 2, 155-163 - 155-163.

2007

  • Marras,William,S; Ferguson,Sue,A; Burr,Deborah; Schabo,Pete; Maronitis,Anthony, 2007, "Low back pain recurrence in occupational environments." SPINE 32, no. 21, 2387-2397 - 2387-2397.

2001

  • Kovacs,K,M; Marras,W,S; Litsky,A,S; Gupta,P; Ferguson,S,A, 2001, "Localized oxygen use of healthy and low back pain individuals during controlled trunk movements." JOURNAL OF SPINAL DISORDERS 14, no. 2, 150-158 - 150-158.

1995

  • Marras,W,S; Lavender,S,A; Leurgans,S,E; Fathallah,F,A; Ferguson,S,A; Allread,W,G; Rajulu,S,L, 1995, "BIOMECHANICAL RISK-FACTORS FOR OCCUPATIONALLY RELATED LOW-BACK DISORDERS." ERGONOMICS 38, no. 2, 377-410 - 377-410.

1993

  • Marras,W,S; Lavender,S,A; Leurgans,S,E; Rajulu,S,L; Allread,W,G; Fathallah,F,A; Ferguson,S,A, 1993, "THE ROLE OF DYNAMIC 3-DIMENSIONAL TRUNK MOTION IN OCCUPATIONALLY-RELATED LOW-BACK DISORDERS - THE EFFECTS OF WORKPLACE FACTORS, TRUNK POSITION, AND TRUNK MOTION CHARACTERISTICS ON RISK OF INJURY." SPINE 18, no. 5, 617-628 - 617-628.
  • Marras,W,S; Leurgans,S,E; Lavender,S,A; ALLREAD,G,W; Fathallah,F,A; Ferguson,S,A; Rajulu,S,L, 1993, "3-DIMENSIONAL DYNAMIC TRUNK MOTIONS, WORKPLACE FACTORS, AND OCCUPATIONAL LOW-BACK DISORDER." ERGONOMICS OF MANUAL WORK 155-158 - 155-158.

1992

  • Marras,W,S; Lavender,S,A; Leurgans,S,E; Rajulu,S,L; Allread,W,G; Fathallah,F,A; Ferguson,S,A, 1992, "INDUSTRIAL QUANTIFICATION OF OCCUPATIONALLY-RELATED LOW-BACK DISORDER RISK-FACTORS." PROCEEDINGS OF THE HUMAN FACTORS SOCIETY, 36TH ANNUAL MEETING, VOLS 1 AND 2 757-760 - 757-760.