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Loh Ping Yeap Last modified date:2024.05.01

Assistant Professor / Physiological Anthropology
Department of Human Life Design and Science
Faculty of Design

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

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Academic Degree
Doctor of Engineering, Master of Design, Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours), National University of Malaysia (Malaysia)
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Yes Bachelor
Field of Specialization
Ergonomics, Human Factors, Occupational Therapy
ORCID(Open Researcher and Contributor ID)
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • Video skeletonization in table tennis biomechanics and kinematics
    keyword : ping pong, machine learning
  • Physiological and Biomechanical Assessments and Prevention in Chronic Ankle Instability
    keyword : CAI, ankle, sports injury
  • Convolutional Neural Network Approaches in Median Nerve Morphological Assessment from Ultrasound Images
    keyword : CNN, U-Net, SegNet, median nerve
  • Relationship and Mechanisms between Biomechanical Factors and Median Nerve Compression in the Office Workplace
    keyword : carpal tunnel syndrome, median nerve, ergonomics, finger flexion, ultrasound
  • Investigation of hand tool and upper limb muscles activity on median nerve compression at the wrist
    keyword : carpal tunnel syndrome, precision grip, power grip, grip width, ergonomics
  • Prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders
    Guidelines in prevention of carpal tunnel syndrome
    keyword : work-related musculoskeletal disorder, ergonomics, occupational therapy
Academic Activities
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1. Shion Ando, Ping Yeap Loh. These authors contributed equally to this work., Convolutional Neural Network Approaches in Median Nerve Morphological Assessment from Ultrasound Images, Journal of Imaging, 10.3390/jimaging10010013, 10, 1, 13, 2024.01, [URL].
2. Jeewon Choi, Natsuki Maeda, Ping Yeap Loh, The effects of umbrella handle shape and grip type on muscle activation and postural variability under windy conditions, Applied Ergonomics,, 116, 104208, 2024.01, [URL].
3. Tadashi Uno, Taihei Matsuo, Masanari Asano, Ping Yeap Loh, Effects of Simulated Visual Impairment Conditions on Movement and Anxiety during Gap Crossing, Healthcare, 10.3390/healthcare12010042, 12, 1, 42, 2024.01, [URL].
4. Ping Yeap Loh, Wen Liang Yeoh, Hiroki Nakashima, Satoshi Muraki, Impact of keyboard typing on the morphological changes of the median nerve, Journal of Occupational Health, 10.1539/joh.17-0058-OA, 59, 5, 408-417, 2017.07, [URL].
5. Ping Yeap Loh, Hiroki Nakashima, Satoshi Muraki, Effects of grip force on median nerve deformation at different wrist angles, PeerJ, 10.7717/peerj.2510, 2016, 9, 2016.09, [URL].
6. Ping Yeap Loh, Hiroki Nakashima, Satoshi Muraki, Median nerve behavior at different wrist positions among older males, PeerJ, 10.7717/peerj.928, 2015, 3, 2015.04, [URL].
1. Ping Yeap Loh, Human Factors and Ergonomics in the Workplace: Emerging Fields and Technologies from a Human Physiological Response Perspective, The 9th International Forum on Advanced Technologies and The 4th Japan-Taiwan International Engineering Forum, 2023.03.
2. Ping Yeap Loh, Median nerve shape associated with typing and wrist posture, Marconi Conference, 2018.05, This invited presentation included the deformation and acute changes of the median nerve in related to wrist-finger postures, typing activites..
3. Ping Yeap Loh, Hiroki Nakashima, Satoshi Muraki, The effect of full finger flexion on the deformation of median nerve at carpal tunnel, 9th International Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (PREMUS), 2016.09.
4. Ping Yeap Loh, Hiroki Nakashima, Satoshi Muraki, The effect of wrist flexion and extension on median nerve at carpal tunnel among older Japanese men, 19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2015), 2015.08.
5. Ping Yeap Loh, Satoshi Muraki, Effect of wrist deviation on median nerve cross -sectional area at proximal carpal tunnel level, 1st International Conference of Environmental and Occupational Health (ICEOH 2014), 2014.04.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japan Ergonomics Society
  • Japan Society of Physiological Anthropology
Professional and Outreach Activities
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