Fundamental anthropometric data

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Fundamental anthropometric data

  1. 1. Furniture Design Fundamental Anthropometrics Data Fundamental Anthropometric DataFundamental anthropometric data useful for the design of workstations and tasksare provided below. Tables 2.1 and 2.2, and Figures 2.2 and 2.3 providestanding and seated posture data for 5th and 95th percentile male and femalepopulations. Table 2.3 and Figure 2.4 provide additional anthropometric data ofinterest for these populations.It should be noted that the data in these tables are for individuals without clothesor shoes standing or sitting in erect postures. Adjustments to account for clothingand slouching should be made as required.Table 2.1. Standing posture anthropometric data (inches). Percentile Male FemaleMeasurement 95 5 95 51. Forward Reach 26.9 24.0 25.1 22.22. Elbow Height 44.6 39.5 41.5 36.13. Knuckle Height 31.0 27.2 28.6 24.84. Shoulder Height 60.1 53.2 55.8 48.85. Eye Height 68.4 60.9 63.7 56.06. Stature 73.2 64.4 67.7 59.57. Overhead Reach 84.8 75.2 78.8 69.2zaini@selectvest.com Wisdom Management Services (M) Sdn. Bhd. 1

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