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Hand anthropometric study in northern Colombia

dc.creatorOviedo-Trespalacios O.
dc.creatorMartínez Buelvas L.
dc.creatorHernández J.
dc.creatorEscobar J.
dc.date.accessioned2020-03-26T16:32:37Z
dc.date.available2020-03-26T16:32:37Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.citationInternational Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics; Vol. 23, Núm. 4; pp. 472-480
dc.identifier.issn10803548
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12585/8927
dc.description.abstractThe main purpose of this study is to gather information about the dimensions of the northern Colombian (Caribbean region) population, focusing on the dimensions of the hand and comparing them with measurements from other regions. Thirty-two hand dimensions were chosen and 120 males and 86 females were measured. Results indicated that there were differences between the dimensions of the hand for men and women, showing that men are larger. Also, there was a comparison made between some measurements of other studies in different regions of Colombia, the USA, Chile, Jordan, Korea and Japan. The results indicated important physiological differences between regions in Colombia and across countries. It was therefore concluded that differences in anthropometric measurements must be included in the design and procurement of machinery and apparatus in order to avoid productivity loss, occupational injuries or illness. © 2016 Central Institute for Labour Protection–National Research Institute (CIOP-PIB).eng
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dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherTaylor and Francis Ltd.
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dc.titleHand anthropometric study in northern Colombia
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dc.identifier.doi10.1080/10803548.2016.1217653
dc.subject.keywordsAnthropometry
dc.subject.keywordsErgonomics
dc.subject.keywordsIndustrial workers
dc.subject.keywordsOccupational health
dc.subject.keywordsWork design
dc.subject.keywordsAdolescent
dc.subject.keywordsAdult
dc.subject.keywordsAnatomy and histology
dc.subject.keywordsAnthropometry
dc.subject.keywordsColombia
dc.subject.keywordsComparative study
dc.subject.keywordsFemale
dc.subject.keywordsHand
dc.subject.keywordsHuman
dc.subject.keywordsMale
dc.subject.keywordsMiddle aged
dc.subject.keywordsSex factor
dc.subject.keywordsAdolescent
dc.subject.keywordsAdult
dc.subject.keywordsAnthropometry
dc.subject.keywordsColombia
dc.subject.keywordsFemale
dc.subject.keywordsHand
dc.subject.keywordsHumans
dc.subject.keywordsMale
dc.subject.keywordsMiddle Aged
dc.subject.keywordsSex Factors
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dc.rights.ccAtribución-NoComercial 4.0 Internacional
dc.identifier.instnameUniversidad Tecnológica de Bolívar
dc.identifier.reponameRepositorio UTB
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