B.C. Matthews Hall
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave. West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
519-888-4567, ext. 35513
Dr. Steven Fischer is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo.
Steven directs research in the Occupational Biomechanics and Ergonomics Lab where the main thrust of his research focusses on evaluating and enhancing occupational/workplace performance.
Dr. Fischer’s current research focuses on developing and evaluating pre/post hire physical employment tests for physical demanding professions; and, on identifying how individual factors (e.g., arm strength, leg strength, etc.) affect movement behaviours when performing occupational tasks.
His research is supported by research-industry partnership grants and contracts in addition to government sponsored operating and infrastructure awards.