Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2018

509  Texas Tech University  (73722)

Principal Investigator: James Yang

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 280,863

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 9/1/17 - 8/31/20

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Mechanical Engineering

Department, Center, School, or Institute: Mechanical Engineering

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Collaborative Research: Musculoskeletal Model for Dynamic Manual Material Handling to Prevent Injury

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: National Science Foundation

Program Title: N/A
CFDA Linked: Engineering Grants


1.1.1: This collaborative research award supports producing and testing the first lumbar spine musculoskeletal model for injury risk assessment in dynamic lifting and developing dynamic strength data for key joints. Additionally, the project will develop a more efficient tool for predicting injury events in dynamic lifting systems to advance the current offline procedure to an online, near real-time optimal motion control and injury prevention system.

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