Jack Dennerlein

Affiliated Faculty,  Bioengineering
Professor,  Physical Therapy, Movement, and Rehabilitation Sciences

Contact

Office

  • 617.373.5428

Research Focus

musculoskeletal disorders; work place injury prevention and health; occupational biomechanics; biomechanics of human movement

Education

  • PhD University of California, Berkeley, 1996
  • MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • BS: State University of New York at Buffalo

Professional Affiliations

Research Overview

musculoskeletal disorders; work place injury prevention and health; occupational biomechanics; biomechanics of human movement

Selected Research Projects

  • Cervical Biomechanics associated with Headmounted Displays
    • – Principal Investigator Office Ergonomics Research Committee
  • Development and evaluation of a Total Worker Health® Intervention for Construction Subcontractors
    • – Principal Investigator, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

College Research Initiatives

Selected Publications

  • J.T.Dennerlein, L. Burke, E.L.Sabbath, J.A.R Williams, S.E. Peters, L. Wallace, M. Karapanos, G. Sorensen An Integrative Total Worker Health Framework for Keeping Workers Safe and Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Hum Factors, 62(5), 2020, 689-696
  • S.E. Peters, H.D. Trieu, J. Manjourides, J.N. Katz, J.T. Dennerlein, Designing a Participatory Total Worker Health® Organizational Intervention for Commercial Construction Subcontractors to Improve Worker Safety, Health, and Well-Being: The “ARM for Subs” Trial, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health , 17(14), 2020, E5093
  • G.S.Faber, I. Kingma, C.C. Chang, J.T. Dennerlein, J.H. van Dieën, Validation Of A Wearable System For 3D Ambulatory L5/S1 Moment Assessment During Manual Lifting Using Instrumented Shoes And An Inertial Sensor Suit, J. Biomechanics, 102, 2020, 109671
  • J.H. Kim, L.S. Marin, J.T. Dennerlein, Evaluation of Commercially Available Seat Suspensions to Reduce Whole Body Vibration Exposures in Mining Heavy Equipment Vehicle Operators, Applied Ergonomics, 71, 2018, 78-86
  • D.S. Asakawa, J.T. Dennerlein, D.L. Jundrich, Index Finger and Thumb Kinematics and Performance Measurements for Common Touchscreen Gestures, Applied Ergonomics, 58, 2017, 176-181

Faculty

Apr 09, 2019

FY20 TIER 1 Award Recipients

25 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY20 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 18 different projects representing up to $900K dollars of investment in research.

Mar 22, 2016

FY17 TIER 1 Award Recipients

23 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY17 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 12 different projects representing over $600K dollars of investment in research.

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