Journal of Ergonomics

Journal of Ergonomics
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7556

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Daniel Odebiyi

Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi Araba, Lagos, Nigeria

  • Research   
    Evaluation of the Ergonomic Properties of Seats in Two Selected Faculties of Nigerian University
    Author(s): Mishael Adje*, Udoka Okafor, Daniel Odebiyi and Michael Kalu

    Background: The pattern of various seat differs in many ways, however, the ergonomic design of chairs ensures proper weight distribution of the occupant. Therefore, for classroom furniture to perform the function for which it was designed, namely weight bearing and stabilisation of the body both in static and dynamic seating, it has to be ergonomically designed. Objective: To evaluate the ergonomic properties of furniture in two selected Faculties; the Faculty of Law (FL) and the Faculty of Health Science (FHS) of a Nigerian university. Materials and Methods: Forty furniture (20 furniture each from the two Faculties) in the University of Nigeria, Enugu State, South-east Nigeria were randomly selected. Ten parameters were measured. The mean, standard deviation, arithmetic difference, percentage ma.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2165-7556.19.9.247

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