ERIC Number: ED035238
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: N/A
School Furniture Dimensions: Standing and Reaching.
Department of Education and Science, London (England).
Performance of school children in regard to their standing and reach postures are described with dimensions given on the limits of their performance only. The facts of task performances are presented for the following tasks--(1) seeing into a shelf, (2) reaching into a shelf, (3) drawing on a vertical surface, (4) sitting or standing while performing a task at a work surface, and (5) working at a bench. Testing conditions and methods used in gathering criteria are given. Dimensional limits of school children are indicated and can be used in the design of educational equipment. Diagrams, scales and charts are included. (TG)
Descriptors: Anatomy, Body Height, Children, Design, Design Requirements, Educational Equipment, Elementary Education, Human Body, Human Factors Engineering, Human Posture, Kinesthetic Perception, Measurement, Physical Characteristics, Physical Environment, Physiology, Task Analysis, Task Performance, Test Construction, Test Results, Work Environment
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Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education and Science, London (England).