Lora Cavuoto

PhD

Lora Cavuoto

PhD

Lora Cavuoto

PhD

Research Topics

Physical ergonomics, biomechanics of obesity, aging and human work capacity, occupational safety and health

Contact Information

324 Bell Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-4696

loracavu@buffalo.edu

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Publications

  • Ghesmaty Sangachin, M.*, Gustafson, W.*, & Cavuoto, L.A. (2016) Effect of active workstations on workload, task performance, and postural and physiological responses. IIE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors4(1), 67-81.
  • Lin, F., Xu, X., Wang, A., Cavuoto, L., & Xu, W. Towards unobtrusive patient handling activity recognition for reducing injury risk among caregivers. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Accepted April 2016.
  • Pajoutan, M.*, Mehta, R.K., & Cavuoto, L.A. (2016) The effect of obesity on central activation failure during ankle fatigue: A pilot investigation. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior4(2), 115-126.
  • Allers, J.*, Hussein, A., Ahmad, N.*, Cavuoto, L.A., Wing, J.F., Hayes, R.M., Hinata, N., Bisantz, A., & Guru, K. (2016) Evaluation and impact of workflow interruptions during robot-assisted surgery. Urology92, 33-37.
  • Cavuoto, L.A. & Maikala, R.V. (2016) Obesity and the role of short duration submaximal work on cardiovascular and cerebral hemodynamics. PLoS ONE11(4): e0153826. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0153826.
  • Ghesmaty Sangachin, M.* & Cavuoto, L.A. (2016) Obesity-related changes in prolonged repetitive lifting performance. Applied Ergonomics56, 19-26.
  • Ahmad, N.*, Hussein, A., Cavuoto, L., Sharif, M., Allers, J.*, Ahmad, B., Kozlowski, J., Hashmi, Z., Hinata, N., Faller, J., Filadora, V., Bisantz, A., & Guru, K. (2016) Ambulatory movements, team dynamics and surgical flow during robot-assisted surgery. British Journal of Urology International, DOI: 10.1111/bju.13426.
  • Tiferes, J., Hussein, A., Bisantz, A., Kozlowski,J., Ahmad, B., Sharif, M., Winder, N., Ahmad, N.*, Allers, J.*, Cavuoto, L., Guru, K. (2016) The loud surgeon behind the console: Understanding team activities during robot-assisted surgery. Journal of Surgical Education73(4), 504-512.
  • Cavuoto, L.A. & Maikala, R.V. (2015) Role of obesity on cerebral hemodynamics and cardiorespiratory responses in healthy men during repetitive incremental lifting. European Journal of Applied Physiology115, 1905-1917.
  • Mehta, R.K. & Cavuoto, L.A. (2015) The impacts of obesity, age, and relative workload levels on handgrip endurance. Applied Ergonomics46, 91-95. 
  • Sangachin, M.G.*, Samadi, M., & Cavuoto, L.A. (2014) Modeling the spread of an obesity intervention through a social network. Journal of Healthcare Engineering5, 293-312. 
  • Cavuoto, L.A. & Nussbaum, M.A. (2014) Influences of obesity on job demands and worker capacity. Current Obesity Reports3, 341-347. 
  • Mi, N., Cavuoto, L.A., Benson, K., Smith-Jackson, T., & Nussbaum, M.A. (2014) A heuristic checklist for an accessible smartphone interface design. Universal Access in the Information Society13, 351-365.
  • Cavuoto, L.A. & Nussbaum, M.A. (2014) The influence of obesity and age on functional performance during intermittent upper extremity tasks. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene11, 583-590. 
  • Cavuoto, L.A. & Nussbaum, M.A. (2013) Differences in functional performance of the shoulder musculature with obesity and aging. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics43, 393-399. 
  • Cavuoto, L.A. & Nussbaum, M.A. (2013) Obesity-related differences in muscular capacity during sustained isometric exertions. Applied Ergonomics, 44, 254-260.
  • Knighton, R.W., Huang, X.-R., & Cavuoto, L.A. (2008) Corneal birefringence mapped by scanning laser polarimetry. Optics Express, 16, 13738-13751. 
  • Huang, X.-R., Knighton, R.W., & Cavuoto, L. (2006)  Microtubule contribution to the reflectance of the retinal nerve fiber layer. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 47, 5363-5367. 

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