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Study of the role of Anthropometry in Designing

Sandeep Singh Kharb, Dr. R.M. Belokar, Dr. SumanKant


As per the previous studies it has been observed that Musculoskeletal disorders are prevailing due to inadequate design of products, work space and work stations. Ergonomically there are three domains which mainly affects the designing of the systems Physical Ergonomics (Anthropometry, Biomechanics and Physiology), Cognitive Ergonomics and Organizational Ergonomics. In this paper the importance of Anthropometry in designing of the different systems is studied and it has been found that Musculoskeletal Disorders can be avoided if the systems are designed Anthropometrically (Ergonomically).

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