Brent Lievers

Brent Lievers

Associate Professor

Bharti School of Engineering
Science, Engineering and Architecture
F-217B, Science Building Sudbury Campus


  • PhD, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • M. Eng, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • B. Eng, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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ENGR 1017-01 and -02: Computer Aided Design (CAD)

ENGR 3566: Biomechanics of Living Tissues 


2013 to present

  • Goggins KA, Tarabini M, Lievers WB, Eger TR. Standing centre of pressure alters the vibration transmissibility response of the foot. Ergonomics. (in press). doi:10.1080/00140139.2019.1626490
  • Goggins KA, Tarabini M, Lievers WB, Eger TR. Biomechanical response of the human foot when standing in a natural position while exposed to vertical vibration from 10-200Hz. Ergonomics. 2019;62(5):644-656. doi:10.1080/00140139.2018.1559362
  • Morton JJ, Bennison M, Lievers WB, Waldman SD, Pilkey AK. Failure behaviour of rat vertebrae determined through simultaneous compression testing and micro-CT imaging. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2018;79:73-82. doi:10.1016/j.mbbm/2017.11.021
  • LeClair B, O'Connor PJ, Podrucky S, Lievers WB. Measuring the mass and center of gravity of helmet systems for underground workers. Int. J. Indust. Ergon. 2018;64:23-30. doi:10.1016/j.ergon.2017.10.001
  • Salzar RS, Lievers WB, Bailey AM, Crandall JR. Leg, foot, and ankle injury biomechanics. In: Yoganandan N, Nahum AM, Melvin JW,eds. Accidental Injury: Biomechanics and Prevention. 3rd ed. New York: Springer; 2015:499-547.
  • Lievers WB, Adamic PF. Incidence and severity of foot and ankle injuries in men's collegiate American football. Orthop J Sports Med. 2015;3(5):2325967115581593.
  • Kent RW, Lievers WB, Riley PO, Frimenko RE, Crandall JR. Etiology and biomechanics of tarsometatarsal injuries in professional football players: A video analysis Orthop J Sports Med. 2014;2(3):2325967114525347. 
  • Lievers WB. Manuscript processing times are negatively correlated with journal impact factors. Can J Inform Lib Sci. 2013;​37(4):​225-236.
  • Lievers WB, Kent RW. Patient-specific modelling of the foot: automated hexahedral meshing of the bones. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Eng. 2013;16(12):1287-1297.
  • Frimenko RE, Lievers WB, Riley PO, Park JS, Hogan MV, Crandall JR, Kent RW. Development of an injury risk function for first metatarsophalangeal joint sprains. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2013;45(11):2144-2150. 
  • Riley PO, Kent RW, Dierks TA, Lievers WB, Frimenko RE, Crandall JR. Foot kinematics and loading of professional athletes in American football-specific tasks. Gait Post. 2013;38(4):563-569.