Gary Mirka

Over their lifetime, nearly 70% of all individuals in the work force will have a back injury that will keep them from working. Dr. Mirka’s research is spine biomechanics and low back injury prevention. His research seeks to 1) better understand the underlying causes of these injuries and 2) develop and test ergonomic interventions that will help to reduce the incidence and severity of these injuries.

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