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Document ID (ISN)73307
CIS number 99-1364
ISSN - Serial title 0169-8141 - International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Park S.J., Park S.C., Kim J.H., Kim C.B.
Title Biomechanical parameters on body segments of Korean adults
Bibliographic information Jan. 1999, Vol.23, No.1-2, p.23-31. Illus. 15 ref.
Abstract Anthropometric and kinetic characteristics of Korean adults are investigated. Dimensions, immersion method for volumes and reaction board method for centers of masses are directly measured. The anthropometric characteristics of eighteen body segments on a sample of 1,199 male subjects and 937 female subjects whose ages range between 20 and 39 are used to estimate segment lengths as a fraction of body height. Thirty-one male subjects and 29 female subjects in their twenties and thirties are served for anthropometric and kinetic measurements of body segments according to the R÷hrer index. Obtained data are compared with cadaver data in Dempster (1955), Matsui (1958) and Clauser et al. (1969). Also, to observe anthropometric and kinetic trends of Korean adults, results are compared with the results in Jung (1993) and Lim (1994). Topics: anthropometry; body mechanics; computerized data bases; ergonomic evaluation; ergonomics; Korea Rep. of; sex-linked differences.
Descriptors (primary) Korea, Republic of; computerized data bases; anthropometry; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) ergonomic evaluation; body mechanics; sex-linked differences
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceKorea, Republic of
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Anthropometry