Pickens, Adam individual record
Instructional Associate Professor

My group conducts research on occupational safety, upper extremity disorders, occupational biomechanics, occupational ergonomics, and human factors engineering.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles19
  • Sharma, P., Pickens, A., Mehta, R., Han, G., & Benden, M. E. (2019). Smart Software Can Increase Sit–Stand Desk Transitions During Active Computer Use. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16(13), 2438-2438.
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  • Garrett, G., Zhao, H., Pickens, A., Mehta, R., Preston, L., Powell, A., & Benden, M. (2019). Computer-based Prompt's impact on postural variability and sit-stand desk usage behavior; a cluster randomized control trial. Applied Ergonomics. 79, 17-24.
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  • Sharma, P. P., Mehta, R. K., Pickens, A., Han, G., & Benden, M. (2018). Sit-Stand Desk Software Can Now Monitor and Prompt Office Workers to Change Health Behaviors. Human Factors The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 61(5), 816-824.
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  • Sharma, P. P., Benden, M., Mehta, R. K., Pickens, A., & Han, G. (2018). A Quantitative Evaluation of Electric Sit-Stand Desk Usage: 3-Month In-Situ Workplace Study. IISE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors. 6(2), 1-22.
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  • Towne, S. D., Ory, M. G., Smith, M. L., Peres, S. C., Pickens, A. W., Mehta, R. K., & Benden, M. (2017). Accessing physical activity among young adults attending a university: the role of sex, race/ethnicity, technology use, and sleep. BMC Public Health. 17(1), 721.
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Conference Papers2
  • Pickens, A. W., & Benden, M. E. (2013). Curriculum Development for HF/E Graduate Students. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 57(1), 452-456.
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chaired theses and dissertations
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Texas A&M Health Science Center; Environmental And Occupational Health; 1266 TAMUS
College Station, TX 77845