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John C. Rosecrance, Ph.D.

Professor,
Occupational and Environmental Health
Ergonomics Section Head

Office: 154A Environmental Health (EH)
Office Phone: 970-491-1405
Email: john.rosecrance@colostate.edu

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Dr. Rosecrance's PubMed Publications

 

 

 


Biography

Dr. Rosecrance has been a physical therapist for more than 20 years specializing in the treatment of occupational illnesses & injuries. Over the last 15 years his work has focused on the prevention of occupation illnesses & injuries through ergonomics. He is a Certified Professional Ergonomist & has been a consultant to approximately 30 companies in the U.S. Using ergonomic principles he has worked successfully with many companies to reduce injuries, increase production efficiency & improve the quality of products & services. Dr. Rosecrance teaches graduate courses in ergonomics, performs research studies in occupational health and provides consultation to companies for improving work practices. He has participated in numerous educational seminars relating to ergonomics in the U.S., Hungary, Italy, the Republic of Slovakia and Malta. His area of research expertise is in the cause and prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders with a specific focus on carpal tunnel syndrome.


Degrees

Ph.D.: Occupational Biomechanics/Ergonomics, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA: 1993

M.S.: Physical Therapy/Exercise Physiology, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC: 1987

B.S.: Physical Therapy, California State University, Fresno, CA: 1981


Certification

Professional : Certified Professional Ergonomist

Professional : Licensed and Registered Physical Therapist


International Collaboration

Italy, Sassari; University or Sassari - Professor Lelia Murgia Italian Occupational Health Service - Dr. Teresa Marras; Ergonomics and efficiency of cow and ewe dairy production; Ergonomics of cheese production; Carpal tunnel syndrome among ewe milkers


Selected Publications

Rosecrance J. Douphrate D, (2010). Hand and Wrist Disorders Among U.S. Poultry Processing Workers. International Conference of Work Safety and Risk Prevention in Agro-food and Forest Systems, Ragusa SHWA2010 - September 16-18, 2010 Ragusa Ibla Campus- Italy, pp. 51-55.

Patil A, Gilkey D, Rosecrance J, Douphrate, (2010) Risk Exposure Assessment of Dairy Parlor Workers. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 54th Annual Meeting, pp. 1916-1920.

Schwatka N, Ermann E, Hoffmeister K, Rosecrance J. (2010) Safety Climate in Agriculture. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 54th Annual Meeting, pp. 1291-1295.

Shtivelband A, Rosecrance J. (2010) Gaining Organizational Buy-in: Lessons Learned From Fifty Ergonomists. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 54th Annual Meeting, pp. 1277-1281.

Douphrate D, Rosecrance J. (2010). Industrialization of Dairy Operations: Ergonomic Implications. International Conference of Work Safety and Risk Prevention in Agro-food and Forest Systems, Ragusa SHWA2010 - September 16-18, 2010 Ragusa Ibla Campus- Italy, pp. 10-13.

Cigularov K, Chen P, Rosecrance J. (2010) The effects of error management climate and safety communication on safety: A multi-level study. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 42:1498–1506.

Douphrate D, Rosecrance J. (2010) Livestock Handling Injuries in the United States. International Conference of Work Safety and Risk Prevention in Agro-food and Forest Systems, Ragusa SHWA2010 - September 16-18, 2010 Ragusa Ibla Campus- Italy, pp. 14-19

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