Recent Publications

Refereed Journals

  1. Lenker, J., Nasarwanji, M., Paquet, V. and Feathers, D. (2010). A tool for rapid assessment of product usability and universal design: development and preliminary psychometric testing, Work (to appear).
  2. Mathiassen, S. and Paquet, V. (2010). The ability of limited exposure sampling to detect effects of interventions that reduce the occurrence of pronounced trunk inclination, Applied Ergonomics, 41: 295-304.
  3. Tak, S., Paquet, V., Woskie, S., Buchholz, B. and Punnett, L. (2008). Variability in risk factors for knee injury in construction, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 6: 113-120.
  4. Tak, S., Punnett, L., Paquet, V., Woskie, S. and Buchholz, B. (2007). Estimation of compressive forces on lumbar spine from categorical posture data, Ergonomics, 50(12): 2082-2094.
  5. Paquet, V., Mathiassen, S. and Dempsey, P. (2006). A practioner's guide to reliable and efficient video-based ergonomics job analysis, Professional Safety: 27-35.
  6. Paquet, V., Punnett, L., Woskie, S. and Buchholz, B. (2005). Reliable exposure assessment strategies for physical ergonomic stressors in construction and other non-routinized work, Ergonomics, 48(9): 1200-1219.
  7. Beecher, V. and Paquet, V. (2005). A survey instrument for the universal design of consumer products, Applied Ergonomics, 36: 363-372.
  8. Paquet, V. and Nirmale, R. (2004). Musculoskeletal stress due to trunk flexion during light assembly work, Applied Biomechanics, 3: 199-212.
  9. Lenker, J. and Paquet, V. (2004). A new conceptual model for assistive technology outcomes research and practice, Assistive Technology, 16: 1-10.
  10. Paquet, V. and Feathers, D. (2004). An anthropometric study of manual and powered wheelchair users, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 33(3): 191-204. (Download paper)
  11. Feathers, D., Paquet, V. and Drury, C. (2004). Measurement consistency and three-dimensional electromechanical anthropometry, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 33(3): 181-190. (Download paper)
  12. Buchholz, B., Paquet, V., Wellman, H. and Forde, M. (2003). Quantification of ergonomic hazards for ironworkers performing concrete reinforcement tasks during heavy highway construction, American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, 64: 245-250.
  13. Lenker, J. and Paquet, V. (2003). A review of conceptual models for assistive technology use and outcome, Assistive Technology, 15(1): 1-15.
  14. Moir, S., Paquet, V., Punnett, L. and Buchholz, B. (2003). Making sense of highway construction: a taxonomic framework for ergonomic exposure assessment and intervention research, Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 18(4): 256-267.
  15. Huang, C. and Paquet, V. (2002). Kinematic evaluation of two snow shovel designs, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 29: 319-330.
  16. Paquet, V. and Lin, L. (2002). An integrated methodology for manufacturing systems design using manual and computer simulations, Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, 13(1): 19-40.
  17. Bisantz, A. and Paquet, V. (2002). Implementation and evaluation of a multi-course case study for framing laboratory exercises, Journal of Engineering Education, 91(3): 299-307.
  18. Paquet, V., Punnett, L. and Buchholz, B (2001). Validity of fixed-interval observations for postural assessment in construction work, Applied Ergonomics, 32(2): 215-224. (Download paper)
  19. Paquet, V., Punnett, L. and Buchholz, B (1999). An evaluation of manual materials handling in highway construction work, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 24: 431-444.
  20. Buchholz, B., Paquet, V., Punnett, L., Lee, D. and Moir, S. (1996). PATH: a modified work-sampling of quantifying ergonomic exposures in construction work and other non-routinized work, Applied Ergonomics, 27(3): 177-187.

Books and Book Chapters

  1. Paquet, V. and Feathers, D. (2004). Anthropometry. In: Encyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction. William Bainbridge, New York:Berkshire.
  2. Drury, C. and Paquet, V. (2004). Posture and Performance. In: Working Postures and Movements - Tools for Evaluation and Engineering. D. Chaffin, N. Delleman and C. Haslegrave, (eds.). Taylor and Francis.
  3. Paquet, V. (2001). Workplace Facilities. In: Universal Design New York. G. S. Danford and B. Tauke, (eds.). Vanguard Direct, pp. 95-102.
  4. Buchholz, B. and Paquet, V. (1998). Reducing hazards during highway tunnel construction. In: Ergonomics in Health Care and Rehabilitation. V. Rice, (Ed.). Butterworth-Heinemann, pp. 187-203.