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Document ID (ISN)75253
CIS number 00-1166
ISSN - Serial title 0003-6870 - Applied Ergonomics
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Das B., Kozey J.W.
Title Structural anthropometric measurements for wheelchair mobile adults
Bibliographic information Oct. 1999, Vol.30, No.5, p.385-390. 9 ref.
Abstract Structural anthropometric measurements for males and females were determined for wheelchair-mobile adults. A photogrammetry methodology was used to obtain the measurements. The various subject demographics including age, level or type of dysfunction as well as the specified anthropometric dimensions of the wheelchair-mobile subjects were identified. The data are useful for the design of industrial workstations for wheelchair-mobile adults. Present workstation design principles based on seated able-bodied anthropometric measurements would not be suitable for this population.
Descriptors (primary) sitting posture; handicapped workers; anthropometry
Descriptors (secondary) work posture; workplace design
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Workers with disabilities
Work posture
Anthropometry
Ergonomics