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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Research Areas

Physical ergonomics, biomechanics, occupational safety and health, workplace wellness, designing workplace accommodations for the obese and older populations

Ergonomics and Biomechanics Lab

This laboratory is used for research activities in the area of physical ergonomics, safety and occupational biomechanics. Research in this lab involves the investigation of workplace injury mechanisms, human capacity, and physical performance along with the development and evaluation of ergonomic controls and interventions. In addition, students utilize the laboratory equipment to identify and assess the physical risks of work environments. This laboratory is equipped with a 3D motion capture system, a full body dynamometer system, EMG measurement equipment, a force platform, and data collection and analysis software.