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Sue Ferguson

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

Journal Articles

2012

  • Lavender,Steven,A; Marras,William,S; Ferguson,Sue,A; Splittstoesser,Riley,E; Yang,Gang, 2012, "Developing Physical Exposure-Based Back Injury Risk Models Applicable to Manual Handling Jobs in Distribution Centers." JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HYGIENE 9, no. 7, 450 - 459.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.

2010

  • Marras,William,S; Lavender,Steven,A; Ferguson,Sue,A; Splittstoesser,Riley,E; Yang,Gang; Schabo,Pete, 2010, "Instrumentation for measuring dynamic spinal load moment exposures in the workplace." JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY 20, no. 1, 1 - 9.
  • Marras,William,S; Lavender,Steven,A; Ferguson,Sue,A; Splittstoesser,Riley,E; Yang,Gang, 2010, "Quantitative Dynamic Measures of Physical Exposure Predict Low Back Functional Impairment." SPINE 35, no. 8, 914 - 923.
  • Marras,William,S; Lavender,Steven,A; Ferguson,Sue,A; Splittstoesser,Riley,E; Yang,Gang, 2010, "Quantitative biomechanical workplace exposure measures: Distribution centers." JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY 20, no. 5, 813 - 822.

2009

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.

2005

  • Ferguson,S,A; Marras,W,S; Burr,D,L, 2005, "Differences among outcome measures in occupational low back pain." JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL REHABILITATION 15, no. 3, 329 - 341.
  • Ferguson,S,A; Marras,W,S; Burr,D, 2005, "Workplace design guidelines for asymptornatic vs. low-back-injured workers." APPLIED ERGONOMICS 36, no. 1, 85 - 95.
  • Marras,W,S; Ferguson,S,A; Burr,D; Davis,K,G; Gupta,P, 2005, "Functional impairment as a predictor of spine loading." SPINE 30, no. 7, 729 - 737.

2004

  • Ferguson,S,A; Marras,W,S; Burr,D,L; Davis,K,G; Gupta,P, 2004, "Differences in motor recruitment and resulting kinematics between low back pain patients and asymptomatic participants during lifting exertions." CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS 19, no. 10, 992 - 999.
  • Ferguson,Sue,A; Marras,William,S, 2004, "Revised protocol for the kinematic assessment of impairment.." spine journal 4, no. 2, 163 - 169.
  • Ferguson,S,A; Marras,W,S; Burr,D,L, 2004, "The influence of individual low back health status on workplace trunk kinematics and risk of low back disorder." ERGONOMICS 47, no. 11, 1226 - 1237.
  • Marras,William,S; Ferguson,Sue,A; Burr,Deborah; Davis,Kermit,G; Gupta,Purnendu, 2004, "Spine loading in patients with low back pain during asymmetric lifting exertions.." spine journal 4, no. 1, 64 - 75.

2003

  • Ferguson,S,A; Gallagher,S; Marras,W,S, 2003, "Validity and reliability of sincerity test for dynamic trunk motions." DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION 25, no. 4-5, 236 - 241.

2002

  • Marras,W,S; Davis,K,G; Ferguson,S,A, 2002, "Spine loading characteristics of patients with low back pain compared with asymptomatic individuals (vol 26, pg 2566, 2001)." SPINE 27, no. 1, 118 - 118.
  • Ferguson,S,A; Gaudes-MacLaren,L,L; Marras,W,S; Waters,T,R; Davis,K,G, 2002, "Spinal loading when lifting from industrial storage bins." ERGONOMICS 45, no. 6, 399 - 414.

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.
  • Marras,W,S; Davis,K,G; Ferguson,S,A; Lucas,B,R; Gupta,P, 2001, "Spine loading characteristics of patients with low back pain compared with asymptomatic individuals." SPINE 26, no. 23, 2566 - 2574.
  • Ferguson,S,A; Gupta,P; Marras,W,S; Heaney,C, 2001, "Predicting recovery using continuous low back pain outcome measures.." spine journal 1, no. 1, 57 - 65.

2000

  • Ferguson,S,A; Marras,W,S; Gupta,P, 2000, "Longitudinal quantitative measures of the natural course of low back pain recovery." SPINE 25, no. 15, 1950 - 1956.
  • Marras,W,S; Lewis,K,EK; Ferguson,S,A; Parnianpour,M, 2000, "Impairment magnification during dynamic trunk motions." SPINE 25, no. 5, 587 - 595.

1999

  • Marras,W,S; Fine,L,J; Ferguson,S,A; Waters,T,R, 1999, "The effectiveness of commonly used lifting assessment methods to identify industrial jobs associated with elevated risk of low-back disorders." ERGONOMICS 42, no. 1, 229 - 245.
  • Marras,W,S; Ferguson,S,A; Gupta,P; Bose,S; Parnianpour,M; Kim,J,Y; Crowell,R,R, 1999, "The quantification of low back disorder using motion measures - Methodology and validation." SPINE 24, no. 20, 2091 - 2100.

1997

  • Ferguson,S,A; Marras,W,S, 1997, "A literature review of low back disorder surveillance measures and risk factors." CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS 12, no. 4, 211 - 226.

1996

  • Ferguson,S,A; Marras,W,S; Crowell,R,R, 1996, "Three-dimensional functional capacity of normals and low back pain patients." PROCEEDINGS OF THE HUMAN FACTORS AND ERGONOMICS SOCIETY - 40TH ANNUAL MEETING, VOLS 1 AND 2 737 - 741.
  • Ferguson,S,A; Marras,W,S; Crowell,R,R, 1996, "Dynamic low back functional motion capacity evaluation." JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL REHABILITATION 6, no. 4, 203 - 214.

1995

  • Marras,W,S; Parnianpour,M; Ferguson,S,A; Kim,J,Y; Crowell,R,R; Bose,S; Simon,S,R, 1995, "THE CLASSIFICATION OF ANATOMIC-BASED AND SYMPTOM-BASED LOW-BACK DISORDERS USING MOTION MEASURE MODELS." SPINE 20, no. 23, 2531 - 2546.
  • 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.

1993

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ferguson,S,A; Fathallah,F,A; Granata,K,P; Kim,J,Y; Marras,W,S, 1993, "COACTIVITY EFFECTS UPON CARPAL-TUNNEL CONTACT FORCES." DESIGNING FOR DIVERSITY, VOLS 1 AND 2 705 - 709.

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.
  • Ferguson,S,A; Marras,W,S; Waters,T,R, 1992, "QUANTIFICATION OF BACK MOTION DURING ASYMMETRIC LIFTING." ERGONOMICS 35, no. 7-8, 845 - 859.

1991

  • Ferguson,S,A; Marras,W,S, 1991, "DIFFERENCES IN BACK MOTION CHARACTERISTICS AS A FUNCTION OF TASK DIRECTION." PROCEEDINGS OF THE HUMAN FACTORS SOCIETY 35TH ANNUAL MEETING, VOL 1 800 - 803.
  • Ferguson,S,A; Marras,W,S, 1991, "DIFFERENCES IN BACK MOTION CHARACTERISTICS AS A FUNCTION OF TASK DIRECTION." PROCEEDINGS OF THE HUMAN FACTORS SOCIETY : 35TH ANNUAL MEETING, VOLS 1 AND 2 800 - 803.