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Biography

My research interests include the improvement of health and well-being of the elderly through age-appropriate exercise, falls prevention for the elderly, postural seating comfort for automobiles, learning and teaching of dance through visualisation of movement and injury prevention/performance improvement for sports men and women.

Research Interests

Biomechanics; Rehabilitation; Whole-body muscle modelling; Injury prevention within sport; Age-appropriate exercise for the older person

Vision Statement

Biomechanics enables the analysis of whole-body human movement. Research encompasses many disciplines including health, sports, engineering, ergonomics and industrial applications.

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Research Output 2008 2018

Biomechanical analysis of horticultural digging

May, B. & Shippen, J., 8 Jul 2018, World Congress of Biomechanics. Vol. (in press). p. (in press)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

Gardening
Wounds and Injuries
Joints
Muscles
Torque

Dig This Technique

Shippen, J. & May, B., 1 Apr 2018, Gardeners' World, BBC Publication, (In-Press), p. (In-Press) 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Healthier Digging Techniques

May, B. & Shippen, J., 1 Apr 2018, The American Gardener, (In-Press), p. (In-Press) 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

Manual handling in non-inertial reference frames

Shippen, J. & May, B., 11 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of 12th International Conference BIOMDLORE 2018. Lithuania

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

Torque
Shoulder Joint
Optical Devices
Posture
Emotions
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Shoulder torques resulting from luggage handling tasks in non-inertial frames

Shippen, J. & May, B., 20 Jun 2018, In : Technology and Health Care. 26, S2, p. S565-S569 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Torque
Shoulder Joint
Optical Devices
Posture
Emotions

Activities 2008 2013

  • 13 Participation in conference

International Conference on Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2013

Barbara May (Speaker)
15 Apr 201328 Apr 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

23rd International Dance Medicine and Science Conference

Barbara May (Speaker)
10 Oct 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

17th Annual Meeting of The International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society (IFESS)

Barbara May (Speaker)
9 Sep 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

International Dance Medicine and Science Conference

Barbara May (Speaker)
13 Oct 2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

International Dance Medicine and Science Conference

Barbara May (Speaker)
13 Oct 2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference