Workplace Ergonomics

Boost human factors, ergonomics and productivity with customized solutions

Use the AnyBody Modeling System as your ergonomic analysis software and rapidly and cost efficiently improve the human factors and ergonomics of your workplace environments. Benefit from quantitative, objective, case-specific, data backed solutions that boost productivity and mitigate many short and long term health risks to your employees. Ergonomic analysis software comes in many variations, but with AnyBody you can extend conventional ergonomic assessment standards with crucial biomechanical parameters as muscle activity and forces, joint reaction forces and metabolism. Benefit from additional biomechanical information offered by The AnyBody Modeling System as an ergonomic analysis software tool and analyse work situations with and without assistive devices such as exoskeletons and visualize and review the intervention effects.


“Thanks to the AnyBody Modeling System and the amazing supports from its engineers, we were able to successfully finish our patient repositioning project and publish two articles on top-tier journals. The AnyBody Modeling System helped us scaling the model according to the anthropometry of each subject, reconstructing kinematic movements and performing inverse dynamics analyses to estimate muscle forces and joint loads.”

Victor Zhou, Ergonomics researcher at Hillrom

Offline multilevel ergonomic assessment of workplaces with assistive machines

Recent research

  • Dehghan P, Arjmand N, (2022), “The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Weight Generates Different Spine Loads in Load-Handling Activity Performed Using Stoop, Semi-squat and Full-Squat Techniques; a Full-Body Musculoskeletal Model Study”. Hum. Factors, pp. 187208221141652. [ DOIWWW ]
  • Tröster M, Budde S, Maufroy C, Andersen MS, Rasmussen J, Schneider U, Bauernhansl T, (2022), “Biomechanical Analysis of Stoop and Free-Style Squat Lifting and Lowering with a Generic Back-Support Exoskeleton Model”, [ DOIWWW ]
  • Kong YK, Choi KH, Cho MU, Kim SY, Kim MJ, Shim JW, Park SS, Kim KR, Seo MT, Chae HS, Shim HH, (2022), “Ergonomic Assessment of a Lower-Limb Exoskeleton through Electromyography and Anybody Modeling System”, vol. 19, pp. 8088. [ DOIWWW ]
  • Skals SL (2021), “Musculoskeletal modelling of manual material handling in the supermarket sector“, Ph.D. Thesis, Aalborg University, Denmark.
  • Skals S, Bláfoss R, de Zee M, Andersen LL, Andersen MS (2021), “Effects of load mass and position on the dynamic loading of the knees, shoulders and lumbar spine during lifting: a musculoskeletal modelling approach“, Appl. Ergon., vol. 96, pp. 103491. [DOIWWW]
  • Ghezelbash F, Shirazi-Adl A, Plamondon A, Arjmand N (2020), “Comparison of different lifting analysis tools in estimating lower spinal loads – Evaluation of NIOSH criterion“, J. Biomech., vol. 112, pp. 110024. [DOI]
  • Larsen FG, Svenningsen FP, Andersen MS, de Zee M, Skals S (2020), “Estimation of Spinal Loading During Manual Materials Handling Using Inertial Motion Capture“, Ann. Biomed. Eng., vol. 48, pp. 805-821. [DOI]
  • Wiggermann N, Zhou J, McGann N (2020), “Effect of Repositioning Aids and Patient Weight on Biomechanical Stresses When Repositioning Patients in Bed“, Hum. Factors, pp. 18720819895850. [DOI]
  • Zhou J, Wiggermann N (2020), “The effects of hospital bed features on physical stresses on caregivers when repositioning patients in bed“, Appl. Ergon., vol. 90, pp. 103259. [DOI]
  • Behjati M, Arjmand N (2018), “Biomechanical Assessment of the NIOSH Lifting Equation in Asymmetric Load-Handling Activities Using a Detailed Musculoskeletal Model“, Hum. Factors, vol. 61, pp. 18720818795038. [DOI]
  • Atici H, Gonen D, Oral A, Kaya B (2017), “Ergonomic Analysis of an Assembly Line Using the AnyBody Modeling System“, International Conference of Management and Industrial Engineering. [WWW]
  • Li X, Komeili A, Gül M, El-Rich M (2017), “A framework for evaluating muscle activity during repetitive manual material handling in construction manufacturing“, Autom. Constr., vol. 79, pp. 39-48. [DOIWWW]

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