Optimizing human performance in the workplace
The Occupational Biomechanics and Ergonomics Lab (OBEL) is a nexus for research to optimize human performance in the workplace.
With a strong emphasis on use-inspired, actionable research, OBEL has quickly emerged as a leading ergonomics-focussed research and development program, generating actionable ideas, programs and devices to help optimize the performance of those working in high demand professions like paramedicine and the Royal Canadian Air Force.
- May 23, 2019
Nathalie Oomen delivered an excellent 3-minute presentation receiving runner-up recognition in the 2019 Applied Health Sciences Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competion.
- Mar. 12, 2019
The impressive achievements of Occupational Biomechanics and Ergonomics Lab (OBEL) teammates Daniel Armstrong, Laura Healey, Sarah Remedios, and Christopher Moore were recognized at the 2019 Applied Health Sciences Recognition Reception.
- Aug. 10, 2018
Ms. Uma Lad has successfully defended her MSc thesis which explored the utility of digital human models to estimate biomechanical exposures during patient handling activities.