International Conference

41. Dae-Min Kim, Hyun-Sung Kang, Ji-Sun Kim, Myung-Chul Jung, and Yong-Ku Kong*, 2014,

Study for the effect of middle finger grip span on ring finger force in the maximum gripping task,

The 4th International Conference on Industrial Engineering & Operations Management (IEOM,

2014), Grand Hyatt Bali,Indonesia, 7~9, January.

 

40. Hyun-Sung Kang, Ji-Sun Kim, Dae-Min Kim, and Yong-Ku Kong*, 2014, Evaluation of pliers in a

maximum gripping task, The 4th International Conference on Industrial Engineering & Operations

Management (IEOM, 2014), Grand Hyatt Bali, Indonesia, 7~9, January.

 

39. Yong-Ku Kong, Hyun-Sung Kang, Ji-Sun Kim, and Dae-Min Kim*, 2013, Biomechanical analysis of

      power grip incadaver-arm experiment, The 14th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management

Systems Conference(APIEMS, 2013), Cebu, Philippines, 4~6, December.

 

38. Joonho Chang, Yong-Ku Kong*, Andris Freivalds, Hyun-Sung Kang, and Jae Hyun Cho,

2013, Investigation of Relationships between Hand Surface Dimensions and Hand Bone Dimensions, 2013 International Annual Meetings of the Human factors and Ergonomics Society, San Diego, California, USA, 30, September~ 4, October.

 

37. Kiseok Sung, Joonho Chang, Andris Freivalds, and Yong-Ku Kong, 2013, Development of

the Two-Dimensional Biomechanical Hand Model for a Guitar player, 2013 International Annual Meetings of the Human factors and Ergonomics Society, San Diego, California, USA, 30, September~ 4, October.

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36. Yong-Ku Kong, Dae-Min Kim, Ji-soo Kim, and Hyun-Sung Kang*, 2013, The effects of

weights and speeds on the upper-arm muscles based on EMG and anybody simulation model, 8th International Conference on Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders, Busan, Korea, 8-11, July.

 

35. Seung-Min Mo, Sang Young Yoon, Yong-Ku Kong, Myung-Chul Jung*, 2013, Workload evaluation of

repetitive one-handed handling using biomechanical, physiological, and subjective measures, The

International IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 26-28, June.

 

34. Kyung Sun Lee, Sang Young Yoon, Yong-Ku Kong, Myung-Chul Jung*, 2013, Comparison

between hand surface markers and joint center based markers, The International IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 26-28, June.

 

33. Hyun-Sung Kang, Myung-Chul Jung, Yong-Ku Kong*, 2013, Evaluation of Optimal Grip

Spans of Pliers in Cutting Tasks, The International IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 26-28, June. – Poster

 

32. Yong-Ku Kong, Myung-Chul Jung, Seung-Min Mo, Inseok Lee, Nam-Cheol Lee, Yung-Jin Hyun, Chang-Su Kim, Min-Tae Seo*, 2012, Vehicle motion and a driver's muscular responses in step steer driving, AVEC 12, Seoul, Korea, 9-12, September

 

31. Seung-Min Mo, Youngjin Hyun, Chang-Su Kim, Dae-Min Kim, Hyun-Sung Kang, Yong-Ku Kong, Inseok Lee, Myung-Chul Jung*, 2012, Correlation between muscle contraction and vehicle dynamics in a real driving, AHFE 2012, San Francisco, CA, 21-25 July

 

30. Youngjin Hyun, Nam-Cheol Lee, Kyung-Sun Lee, Chang-Su Kim, Seung-Min Mo, Min-Tae Seo, Yong-Ku Kong, Myung-Chul Jung, Inseok Lee*, 2012, Measurement of body pressures in double-lane-changing driving tests, AHFE 2012, San Francisco, CA, 21-25 July

 

29. Yong-Ku Kong, Min-Tae Seo, Hyun-Sung Kang, Dae-Min Kim*, 2012, Effect of finger interaction on individual finger: index finger, IEA 2012, Recife, Brazil, 12-16 February.

 

28. Yong-Ku Kong, Young-Woong Song, Myung-Chul Jung, and Inseok*, 2011, Effects of hand position on maximum grip strength and discomfort, 47th Annual Conference, HFESA  2011, Sydney, Australia, 7-9 November.

 

27. Seung-Min Mo, Jong-Seon Kwag, Yong-Ku Kong, Inseok Lee, and Myung-Chul Jung*, 2011, Electromyography evaluation of shoulder muscle co-activation for one-handed handling, IIE ASIAN Conference 2011, Shanghai, China, 10-12 June, 186-191.

 

26. Kyung-Sun Lee, Jong-Seon Kwag, Cheol Min Lim, Yong-Ku Kong, Inseok Lee, and Myung-Chul Jung*, 2011, Functional hand grip analysis through biomechanics: Review paper, IIE ASIAN Conference 2011, Shanghai, China, 10-12 June, 179-185.

 

25. Seung-Min Mo, Jongseon Kwag, Myung-Chul Jung*, and Y.K. Kong, 2010, Evaluation of cyclic one-handed handling by electromyography, The 9th Pan-Pacific Conference on Ergonomics, (PPCOE), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 7-10 November.

 

24. Y.K. Kong, D.M. Kim, C.M. Lim, J.G. Han* and M.C. Jung, 2010, Analysis of irradiation effects of font size, font thickness, and font type, The 9th Pan-Pacific Conference on Ergonomics, (PPCOE), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 7-10 November.

 

23. Yong-Ku Kong, Dae-Min Kim*, Kyung-Sun Lee and Myung-Chul Jung, 2010, Comfort and discomfort in gripping exertion, 3rd International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE), Miami, Florida, USA, 17-20 July.

 

22. Yong-Ku Kong* and Kwan Suk Lee, 2009, A study on the safety and health law in Korea, 17th World Congress on Ergonomics, IEA (International Ergonomics Association), Jiuhua Exhibition & Convention Centre, Beijing, CHINA, 9-14 August.

 

21. Yong-Ku Kong, Dae-Min Kim*, Kyung-Sun Lee, and Myung-Chul Jung, 2009, Handle evaluation for young and old age groups by Multi-Finger Force Measurement (MFFM) system, 17th World Congress on Ergonomics, IEA (International Ergonomics Association), Jiuhua Exhibition & Convention Centre, Beijing, CHINA, 9-14 August.

 

20. Yong-Ku Kong* and Seong-Tae Sohn, 2008, Evaluations of the subjective discomfort ratings and EMGs of lower extremity muscles in various knee flexion angles, The 8th IIES International Symposium, The 1st East Asian Ergonomics Federation Symposium, Ramazzini Hall, UOEH, JAPAN, 12-14 November. – Poster & Presentation.

 

19. Brian D. Lowe*, Yong-Ku Kong, and Steven Wurzelbacher, 2008, Towards improved thin profile sensor technologies for field-based grip force exposure assessment, NORA Symposium 2008: Public Market for Ideas and Partnerships, Sheraton Denver West Hotel, Denver, Colorado, USA, 28-29 July. – Poster.

 

18. Dae-Min Kim and Yong-Ku Kong*, 2008, Development of the Adjustable multi-finger force measurement (MFFM) systems for research of handtool-related musculoskeletal disorders, Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, 2nd International Conference, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, USA, 14-17 July.

 

17. Yong-Ku Kong*, SooJin Lee, Brian D. Lowe, and Seongho Song,  2007, Evaluation of various handle grip spans for optimizing finger specific force based on the users hand sizes, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 51th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 884~888, 1-5 October.

 

16. Yong-Ku Kong*, Brian D. Lowe, and SooJin Lee, 2006, Evaluation of handles in a maximum screwdriving torque task, 16th World Congress on Ergonomics of the International Ergonomics Association, Maastricht the Netherlands, 10-14 July.

 

15. Brian D. Lowe*, Yong-Ku Kong, and Jungyoup Han, 2006, Development and application of a hand force measurement system, 16th World Congress on Ergonomics of the International Ergonomics Association, Maastricht the Netherlands, 10-14 July.

 

14. Andris Freivalds*, Shihyun Park, Neil A. Sharkey, Yong-Ku Kong, and Brian D. Lowe, 2006, Measurement of tendon forces while gripping handles, 16th World Congress on Ergonomics of the International Ergonomics Association, Maastricht the Netherlands, 10-14 July.

 

13. J.T. Albers*, L.A. Merlino, D. Anton, J.C. Rosecrance, and Y.K. Kong, 2006, Use of epidemiological data to prioritize construction ergonomic hand-tool exposure evaluations, 16th World Congress on Ergonomics of the International Ergonomics Association, Maastricht the Netherlands, 10-14 July.

 

12. Hight R., Schultz K., Wagner F., Feletto M., Lowe B., Kong Y., Waters T., 2005, Easy Ergonomics: A Guide to Selecting Non-Powered Hand Tools, AIHce (American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition), May 21-26, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA. – Poster.

 

11. Jim Albers*, Steve Hudock, Yong-Ku Kong, Dwight Werren, Sunil Sudhakaran, Ed Krieg and Brian Lowe, 2005, Comparison of Three Techniques for Tying Rebar for Freeway Bridge Decks, 8th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

10. Yong-Ku Kong* and Brian D. Lowe, 2004, Evaluation of handle diameter in maximum horizontal and vertical torque tasks, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 48th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1295~1299.

 

9. Yong-Ku Kong* and Brian D. Lowe, 2003, Use of Normalized Hand sizes for Subjective Rating and Performance of Handle Size in a Maximum Horizontal Torque Task, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 47th Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, 1283~1287.

 

8. Yong-Ku Kong* and Brian D. Lowe, 2003, Optimizing handle Size based on Normalized Hand Size in a Maximum Vertical Torque Task, XVth Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, Seoul, Korea, (2), 239-242.

 

7. Yong-Ku Kong* and Brian D. Lowe, 2003, Optimizing handle Size based on Normalized Hand Size in a Maximum Gripping Task, XVth Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, Seoul, Korea, (2), 243-246.

 

6. Yong-Ku Kong* and Andris Freivalds, 2002, Determination of Optimal Handle Sizes by Use of Normalized Hand Sizes in a Pulling Task, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 46th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 1051~1055.

 

5. Yong-Ku Kong* and Andris Freivalds, 2001, Evaluation of the Finger and Phalange Force Distributions in Pulling Task, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 45th Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 1146~1150.

 

4. Gilad I., Freivalds, A., Pollatschek M., and Kong, Y.K., 2001, Using LAD for CTD Risk Assessment. Advances in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety, A.C. Bittner Jr. et al. (eds.), IOS Press, 70~79.

 

3.  Andris Freivalds, Yong-Ku Kong, Heecheon You, and Seikwon Park, 2000, A comprehensive risk assessment model for work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremities. In Proceedings of IEA 2000/HFES 2000 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA: The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, vol. 5, pp. 728~731.

 

2. Andris Freivalds and Yong-Ku Kong, Biomechanical Design and Evaluation of Meat-Hooks, Research Trends in NexGenErgonomics, 2000.

 

1. Yong-Ku Kong and Andris Freivalds, 1998, Revision of the CTD risk assessment model, In P.A. Scott, R.S. Bridger, and J. Charteris, (eds.), Global Ergonomics, Elsevier, New York, 119~122.