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Jack Dennerlein

Jack Dennerlein

Professor of Physical Therapy



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Stand up, sit down, type, type, type

Standing desks are all the rage, and Jack T. Den­ner­lein, pro­fessor in the Bouvé Col­lege of Health Sci­ences, has taken the first step in devel­oping ergonomic guide­lines for how to use them.

04/25/16 - BOSTON, MA. - Jack Dennerlein, Ph.D. poses for a portrait in Robinson Hall at Northeastern University on April 25, 2016. Dennerlein has a new paper out on standing computer workstations. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

The plight of the modern coalminer

Open-​​pit coalminers who drive heavy-​​duty vehi­cles face a unique brand of whole-​​body vibra­tion caused by oper­ating this equip­ment. Backed by a new grant from the Alpha Foun­da­tion, phys­ical therapy pro­fessor Jack Den­ner­lein will explore its effect on the body.

Jack Dennerlein

3Qs: Two thumbs down

Mobile-​​​​phone users who send dozens — or even hun­dreds — of text mes­sages per day may have begun to notice pain, tin­gling or numb­ness in their thumbs from exces­sive button […]


Selected Publications

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Ergonomic practices within patient care units are associated with musculoskeletal pain and limitations

(with Hopcia K, Sembajwe G, Kenwood C, Stoddard AM, Tveito TH,Hashimoto DM, Sorensen G) American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2012: 55(2): 107-116.


The Role of the Work Context in Multiple Wellness Outcomes for Hospital Patient Care Workers

(with Sorensen G, Stoddard, AM, Stoffel S, Buxton O, Sembajwe G, Hashimoto DM, Hopcia K) Journal of Environmental and Occupational Medicine. 2011: 53(8):899-910.


Association between psychosocial factors and musculoskeletal disorders among Iranian nurses

(with Mehrdad R, Aminian O, Haghighat M) Am J Ind Med. 2010 53(10):1032-9.

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