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1.1c Physiological Factors

1.1c Physiological Factors

Physical ergonomics is concerned with human anatomy, and some of the anthropometric, physiological and biomechanical characteristics as they relate to physical activity. Physical ergonomic principles have been widely used in the design of both consumer and industrial...
1.1c Physiological factors

1.1c Physiological factors

Designers study physical characteristics to optimize the user’s safety, health, comfort and performance. Physiological problems occur when the body is required to do too much work, to work awkwardly or to work under bad environmental conditions. Fatigue results from...
1.1c Physiological factors

1.1c Physiological factors

The importance of biomechanics to the design of different products (in this case a bicycle that can grow with the child as featured on Coroflot) considering muscle strength, age, user interface and torque.   Biomechanics is the science of measuring the amount of...
1.1c Physiological factors

1.1c Physiological factors

This is a heartwarming story from Dezeen telling us how 3D printing, engineering and an understanding of biomechanics is helping young kids with amniotic band syndrome regain functionality of their hands and is returning independence and personal and social well...
1.1c Physiological factors

1.1c Physiological factors

Core77 has an interesting article that shows how data can be interpreted and related to comfort and fatigue and how in this case it does not appear to inform design decisions or use of mobile phones. The weight seen by the spine dramatically increases when flexing the...
1.1c Physiological factors

1.1c Physiological factors

Designers study physical characteristics to optimize the user’s safety, health, comfort and performance.   Sourced IB Design Technology Guide – Syllabus core It is important that the physiological factor data are either regional/national data or great care...