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Mining in Low Coal. Volume II: Anthropometry.
Ayoub-MM; Bethea-N; Bobo-M; Et Al
NTIS: PB/83-258178 :123 pages
This report covers the anthropometric study of low coal miners. The male and female anthropometry, except for weight and circumferential dimensions, was quite similar to the comparison populations. The miners tended to be heavier and have greater circumferences. The measurements made in this study were used to develop 5th, 50th, and 95th percentile, quarter- and half-scale, male and female mannequins. The mannequins can be used in workplace and equipment design and redesign.
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Texas Tech University
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