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Seat pressure distribution.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9439054     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The field of seat pressure distribution has grown more and more important in the last five decades. Compared to the early phases of development, when only a description in principle was the goal, the quantitative differentiation of force induction and furthermore the evaluation of different supporting systems by these methods have gained importance over the years. Recent developments in the ergonomic field assign increasing importance to the seat pressure distribution measurement, because now the effects of the seat design on the human body are not viewed monolinearly, but the interaction of the body and the seat is also taken into consideration in order to assess functional consequences for the person using the seat and to give guidelines for producing adequate products for the human bodysphere.
H W Jürgens
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Collegium antropologicum     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0350-6134     ISO Abbreviation:  Coll Antropol     Publication Date:  1997 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-02-19     Completed Date:  1998-02-19     Revised Date:  2009-02-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003354     Medline TA:  Coll Antropol     Country:  CROATIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  359-66     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Institute for Anthropology, University of Kiel, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Buttocks / blood supply
Human Engineering*
Interior Design and Furnishings*
Posture / physiology*

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