Alaska Airlines

Performed detailed biomechanical assessment of baggage handling utilizing a motion capture (MOCAP), surface EMG and ground reaction forces utilizing force plates to determine preferred manual material handling postures while working inside the cargo areas of a 737 aircraft. The evaluation of the various other baggage handling conditions, planeside operations and belt conveyors were analyzed with respect to low back and shoulder biomechanical loading utilizing a (MOCAP) system and surface EMG.