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Carolyn Sommerich

  • Associate Professor, Integrated Systems Engineering
  • Associate Professor, HRS - Health & Rehab Sciences
  • 276 Baker Systems
    1971 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-9965

Honors

  • 20000101

    New Industrial Engineering Educator Outstanding Paper Award.

Journal Articles

2012

  • Czuba, L.R.; Sommerich, C.M.; Lavender, S.A., 2012, "Ergonomic and safety risk factors in home health care: Exploration and assessment of alternative interventions.." Work (Reading, Mass.) 42, no. 3, 341-353 - 341-353.

2011

  • Roll,Shawn,C; Evans,Kevin,D; Li,Xiaobai; Freimer,Miriam; Sommerich,Carolyn,M, 2011, "Screening for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Using Sonography." JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE 30, no. 12, 1657-1667 - 1657-1667.

2010

  • Rusli,Leonard; Luscher,Anthony; Sommerich,Carolyn, 2010, "Force and tactile feedback in preloaded cantilever snap-fits under manual assembly." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS 40, no. 6, 618-628 - 618-628.

2007

  • Banks,Jacob,J; Lavender,Steven,A; Buford,John,A; Sommerich,Carolyn,M, 2007, "Measuring pad-pad pinch strength in a non-human primate: Macaca fascicularis." JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY 17, no. 6, 725-730 - 725-730.
  • Sommerich,Carolyn,M; Lavender,Steven,A; Buford,John,A; Banks,Jacob,J; Korkmaz,Sahika,Vatan; Pease,William,S, 2007, "Towards development of a nonhuman primate model of carpal tunnel syndrome: Performance of a voluntary, repetitive pinching task induces median mononeuropathy in Macaca fascicularis." JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH 25, no. 6, 713-724 - 713-724.
  • Splittstoesser,Riley,E; Yang,Gang; Knapik,Greg,G; Trippany,David,R; Hoyle,Jeff,A; Lahoti,Parul; Korkmaz,Sahika,Vatan; Sommerich,Carolyn,M; Lavender,Steven,A; Marras,William,S, 2007, "Spinal loading during manual materials handling in a kneeling posture." JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY 17, no. 1, 25-34 - 25-34.

2006

  • Korkmaz,S,V; Hoyle,J,A; Knapik,G,G; Splittstoesser,R,E; Yang,G; Trippany,D,R; Lahoti,P; Sommerich,C,M; Lavender,S,A; Marras,W,S, 2006, "Baggage handling in an airplane cargo hold: An ergonomic intervention study." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS 36, no. 4, 301-312 - 301-312.

2002

  • Smith, C.A.; Sommerich, C.M.; Mirka, G.A.; George, M.C., 2002, "An investigation of ergonomic interventions in dental hygiene work.." Applied ergonomics 33, no. 2, 175-184 - 175-184.

1993

  • Sommerich, C.M.; McGlothlin, J.D.; Marras, W.S., 1993, "Occupational risk factors associated with soft tissue disorders of the shoulder: a review of recent investigations in the literature.." Ergonomics 36, no. 6, 697-717 - 697-717.

Papers in Proceedings

2012

  • Lavender, S.A., Sommerich, C. "Distribution Center Ergonomics: Developing Interventions to Prevent Back Injuries.." in IIE Annual Conference & Expo, Applied Solutions Sessions. (6 2012).

2011

  • Yen W-T , Sommerich, Lavender, SA, , Flinn, S., Sanders, E. "Product Physical Interface Design Characteristics for Older Adults with Hand Use Limitations: Exploration of Users' Experiences.." in 55th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. (10 2011).