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 Articles22
  • Drake, S. A., Thoene, C., Foster, M., Porta, C., & Pickens, A. W. (2022). Medicolegal death investigator workplace safety hazards: A scoping review of the literature.. J Forensic Sci. 67(1), 44-55.
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  • Benden, M., Mehta, R., Pickens, A., Harp, B., Smith, M. L., Towne, S. D., & Peres, S. C. (2021). Health-related consequences of the type and utilization rates of electronic devices by college students.. BMC Public Health. 21(1), 1970.
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  • Johnson, W. D., Peres, S. C., Benden, M. E., Mehta, R. K., Pickens, A., Smith, M. L., Sweany, N., & Johnson, M. A. (2021). Lingual and non-lingual safety training methodology effectiveness: Does language of origin impact effectiveness. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS. 86, 103183-103183.
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  • Sharma, P. P., Mehta, R. K., Pickens, A., Han, G., & Benden, M. (2019). Sit-Stand Desk Software Can Now Monitor and Prompt Office Workers to Change Health Behaviors.. Hum Factors. 61(5), 816-824.
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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.. Appl Ergon. 79, 17-24.
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Conference Papers2
  • Pickens, A. W. (2016). Mobile hearing screening: A viable option?. ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition 2016.
  • Pickens, A. W., & Benden, M. E. (2013). Curriculum Development for HF/E Graduate Students. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 57(1), 452-456.
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Texas A&M Health Science Center; Environmental And Occupational Health; 1266 TAMUS
College Station, TX 77845