Flashcards in Anthropometrics and Ergonomics Deck (5):
What is anthropometrics?
The study of the human body and its movement.
What is ergonomics?
The study of people and their relationship with the environment around them.
What is Anthropometric Data?
Collected statistics or measurements relevant to the human body
What is ergonomics in terms of anthropometric data?
When anthropometric data (measurements / statistics) is applied to a product, e.g. measurements of the hand are used to design the shape and size of a handle, this is ergonomics.