2017 COEH-CE Webinar Series: The Latest Research on Sit-Stand Workstations with Dr. Carisa Harris-Adamson

Seminar | February 1 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. |  2017 COEH-CE Webinar Series

 Carisa Harris-Adamson, Department of Medicine at UC San Francisco and the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Continuing Education Program

In this ergonomics webinar Carisa Harris-Adamson PhD, CPE, PT provides a review of the latest research on outcomes for sit-stand workstations.

Objectives
On completion of this webinar participants will be able to:
∙∙ Describe the research evidence from both short- and long-term studies for common health risks that result from prolonged static sitting and standing work activity
∙∙ Summarize 3 key points on the latest research regarding sit stand workstations
∙∙ Identify best practices for the use of sit stand workstations
∙∙ Identify areas of further research

Biography
Dr. Harris-Adamson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Francisco and in the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley. She is also the Director of the UCSF/UCB Ergonomics Research & Graduate Training Program. Dr. Harris’ current research ranges from epidemiological studies on healthy worker survivor bias in the assessment of physical, personal and work psychosocial factors associated with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and subsequent work disability to the development of personal monitoring devices to quantify physical exposures on the individual level. She also collaborates on numerous other projects at the UC Ergonomics lab that explore the ergonomic improvements for endoscopists, hand-arm computer interactions (gestures), work related cardiovascular strain, sedantarianism and the impact of exoskeleton devices on manual material handlers.

 All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

 All Audiences

 $0 Free to view the webinar,  $30 For CE credit

  Registration opens January 13. Register online or by calling info@coehce.org at 510-643-7277, or by emailing info@coehce.org at info@coehce.org by February 1

 jbuss@berkeley.edu, 510-643-8000

 2017 COEH-CE Webinar Series: February 1 with Dr. Carisa Harris-Adamson