Lora Cavuoto

PhD

Lora Cavuoto

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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