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Title: Plus size anthropometry: Is designing for the 95th percentile enough?
Authors: Masson, Annabel E.
Hignett, Sue
Gyi, Diane E.
Keywords: Plus size
Workplace design
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: © Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors.
Citation: MASSON, A.E., HIGNETT, S. and GYI, D.E., 2016. Plus size anthropometry: Is designing for the 95th percentile enough? IN: Waterson, P., Sims, R. and Hubbard, E-M. (eds.), Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2016, Daventry, 19 - 21 April, pp. 60-64.
Abstract: Over 60% of the adult population in the United Kingdom is now overweight/obese or classed as ‘plus size’. As the incidence of being plus size rises the demographics of the working population have also changed. This paper will present, the results of a plus size anthropometry study, using self-reported anthropometric data taken for 14 key anthropometric measurements. 101 participants, recruited via a non-probability sampling strategy completed the study which aims to identify the body size and shapes of plus size working age people.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Accepted
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/21970
Publisher Link: https://ehf2016.exordo.com/files/papers/79/final_draft/079.pdf
ISBN: 9780955422591
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