Justin Bryce Davidson

Graduate Student, PhD
Justin Davidson.

Contact information:

Location: B.C. Matthews Hall, room 1120


Justin obtained his BSc and MSc in the department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences at the University of Waterloo. His research has an emphasis on improving digital human modelling approaches in the automotive and military sectors. He also has broader interests in lifting performance / safety, and muscular fatigue development in the workplace.

Research Highlights

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  • Davidson, J. B., Joshua, G. A., & Fischer, S. L. (2022). Improving optimization-based human-in-the-design-loop simulation: Optimal objective function weighting configurations to predict lifting postures under unfatigued and fatigued states. Human Factors. (Accepted).
  • Davidson, J. B., Joshua, G. A., & Fischer, S. L. (2022). A response surface methodology to determine the optimal objective function weightings within a multi-objective optimization digital human model used to predict postures. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2022.2052052.
  • Veerasammy, S., Davidson, J. B., & Fischer S. L. (2022). Multi-task exposure assessment to infer musculoskeletal disorder risk: A scoping review of injury causation theories and tools available to assess exposures. Applied Ergonomics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2022.103766
  • Clusiault, D., Davidson, J. B., Armstrong, D. P., & Fischer, S. L. (2022). The Influence of Sex and Strength Capacity on Normalized Low-Back Exposure During Lifting: Insights from a Joint Power Analysis. Applied Ergonomics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2022.103756.
  • Davidson, J. B., Graham, R. B., Beck, S., Marler, R. T., & Fischer, S. L. (2021). Improving human-in-the-loop simulation to optimize soldier-systems integration. Applied Ergonomics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2020.103267.

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