PACES: Physical Activity among Construction workers  Epidemiologic Surveillance

PACES: Physical Activity among Construction workers – Epidemiologic Surveillance

  • Description:  We are examining the feasibility of conducting a pilot study among construction workers using accelerometers during both work and non-work hours and inclinometers during work hours to assess physical activity and bending among workers using these devices.
  • Study Period:  2012-2013
  • Funding:  National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) grant U19 OH008861 (PI: Sorensen) to the Harvard School of Public Health Center for Work, Health and Well-Being
  • Research Team:  Oscar Arias (Co-PI), Alberto Caban-Martinez (Co-PI), and Jack Dennerlein (Faculty Sponsor, PI)