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    • Design and Development of a Training System for Manual Handling Tasks in Masonry 

      McFarland, Tasha (University of Waterloo, 2021-09-24)
      The construction industry is one of the industries with the highest rates of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Masons are particularly susceptible to overexertion and back injuries due to the physical demands of their ...
    • Full-Body Inverse Dynamics Using Inertial Measurement Units 

      Diraneyya, Mohsen (University of Waterloo, 2019-05-01)
      Estimating the loads on the human body is crucial in ergonomics, where it is of use in workplace design, task-load assessment, and safety limits establishment. It is also relevant to rehabilitation studies, where it can ...
    • Incorporation of Pressure Insoles into Inverse Dynamic Analysis 

      Mahmassani, Ahmad (University of Waterloo, 2022-01-27)
      Estimation of body loads during industrial tasks, such as lifting and weight bearing, is central to workplace ergonomics and the study of the safety and risk factors in work techniques. Evaluating those loads requires data ...
    • Use of Kinematics to Minimize Construction Workers' Risk of Musculoskeletal Injury 

      Alwasel, Abdullatif (University of Waterloo, 2017-03-29)
      Construction work requires more repetitive and highly physical effort than, for example, office work. Despite technological advancements in construction, the human factor is still an essential part of the industry. Hence, ...


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