KP452
Occupational Biomechanics and Ergonomics
0.5 Credit

This course will examine advanced topics in applied ergonomics and occupational biomechanics. Emphasis will be placed on understanding workplace-related injuries from biomechanical, psychophysical, and physiological approaches. Topics will include the anatomy and etiology of low back and upper limb disorders in the workplace, appropriate ergonomics tool usage, workplace assessment, physical demands analysis, quantification of injury risk factors, workplace redesign, and legislated guidelines in ergonomics.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
KP351 and registration status: Year 4 of the Honours KPE program.