@Japanese Body Dimension Data for Ergonomic Design
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Contents

Part I. Explanation

Chapter 1. Introduction ----- 3

1. The objective

2. Target population

3. Quality of the data

4. Composition of this book

Chapter 2. Measurement conditions ----- 7

1. Measurement items

2. Instruments and clothing

3. Arrangement of the survey

Chapter 3. Subjects and the data used for comparisons ----- 14

1. Subjects for the present study

2. Data used for comparisons

Chapter 4. The quality of the data ----- 19

1. Measurement errors

2. Causes and effects of measurement errors

3. Representativeness of the sample

4. How long is the present data useful as the reference

Chapter 5. Edition and analysis of the data ----- 27

1. Data editing

2. Statistics

3. Test methods

Chapter 6. Results of statistical analysis ----- 37

Chapter 7. Applications to designing ----- 61

Part II. Data

Introduction ----- 69

A. Head measurements ---- 75

B. Height measurements (standing) ----- 102

C. Length measurements of the limbs (standing) ----- 120

D. Breadth measurements of the trunk (standing) ----- 129

E. Depth measurements of the trunk (standing) ----- 140

F. Circumferences (standing) ----- 147

G. Surface distances (standing) ----- 164

H. Skinfold thickness measurements ----- 173

I. Height measurements (sitting) ----- 175

J. Breadth and depth measurements (sitting) ----- 183

K. Circumferences (sitting) ----- 189

L. Hand measurements ----- 191

M. Foot measurements ----- 201

N. Weight (Body mass) ----- 216

Appendix

List of measurement items ----- 217


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