Dynamic Biomechanical Analysis for Construction Tasks Using Motion Data from Vision-Based Motion Capture Approaches

  title={Dynamic Biomechanical Analysis for Construction Tasks Using Motion Data from Vision-Based Motion Capture Approaches},
  author={Joonoh Seo and Richmond Starbuck and SangUk Han and SangHyun Lee and Thomas J. Armstrong},
  journal={Computing in Civil and Building Engineering},
In the labor-intensive construction industry, workers are frequently exposed to manual handling tasks involving forceful exertions and awkward postures. As a result, construction workers are at about a 16 percent higher risk of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) than workers in other industries. A biomechanical model-based musculoskeletal stress analysis is one of the widely used methods to identify the risk of WMSDs during occupational tasks. However, the use of biomechanical… 

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