PMID: 2074110Oct 1, 1990Paper

Anthropometry of the elderly: status and recommendations

Human Factors
P L Kelly, K H Kroemer

Abstract

Available anthropometric information on the elderly in the United States is discussed. Demographic data as well as information on performance capabilities and limitations (such as strength, endurance, and mobility) are needed for ergonomic design of tools, utensils, equipment, and vehicles to improve the working and living environment for the elderly. Recommendations are made for collection of more information.

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