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Correlation Between the Height and the Subjective Discomfort Ratings and Muscle Performance at performing the Lower Arm's Pronation and Supination according to the Changes in Height of Working Table
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Correlation Between the Height and the Subjective Discomfort Ratings and Muscle Performance at performing the Lower Arm's Pronation and Supination according to the Changes in Height of Working Table
Yoo, Kyung Tae; Choi, Jung Hyun; Kim, Hee Jung; Lee, Bom; Jung, Jea Wook; Choi, Wan Suk; Yun, Young Dae; Kim, Soon Hee;
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The purpose of this study is to analyze the correlation between the stature and the muscle performance ratings and the subjective discomfort rations at performing lower arm's pronation and supination according to change sin the height of working table for more efficient performance at designing a working table and performing a work. For the purpose, this study conducted an experiment targeting 40 people in their 20s, who were classified into 4 groups each group composing 10 people at intervals of 5cm from the standard stature of 166.5cm. The experiment measured the maximum isometric pronation and the supination muscular power, and at measuring the factors, the heights of working tables were set as 800mm, 850mm, and 900mm. From the measurement results, it was found that the stature and the maximum muscular power was correlated. That is, as the experiment groups's average stature is higher, the maximum muscular power was higher. For the correlation between the motion patterns(pronation and supination) and the maximum muscular power, it was seen that the maximum muscular power was higher at performing the pronation than the supination. In the correlation between motion patterns and the subjective discomfort ratings, it was seen that the subjective discomfort rating was higher at performing the supination than the pronation. For the correlation between height adjustment and the subjective discomfort ratings, as the height of working table was lower, the subject discomfort rating was lower. Therefore there was no difference in the maximum muscular power according to the height changes of working table, but it was found that as the working table was higher, the user felt more comfortable.
Muscle Performance;Subjective Discomfort Ratings;Pronation;Supination;
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