Ergonomic Design of Standard Wheelchair for Korean Adults

한국 성인용 표준 휠체어의 인간공학적 설계

  • Lee, Sang-Do (Department of Industrial Engineering, Dong-A University) ;
  • Yoo, Byung-Chul (Department of Industrial Safety, Yang-San Junior College)
  • Published : 1993.06.01


This study discusses a possible ergonomics application for adult wheelchair design in consideration of anthropometry, physical load, control ability, posture, subjective analysis, security and so on. Korean normal adults who ever used wheelchairs are examined. And anthropometric data and basic data to make standard wheelchair are provided.