Anthropometric Evaluation of the Classroom Desk for Middle Schools
An anthropometric procedure was used to evaluate six dimensions of the classroom desk used in the middle education stage in Libya. The procedure uses six separate equations (one for each desk dimension) to compare each desk dimension with each student’s related anthropometric measure(s). Eight anthropometric measures were collected from 90 male students from the three middle grades from two schools in Benghazi. Three of the six evaluated desk dimensions didn’t fit students’ anthropometry. These dimensions should be modified in order to make them fit students’ anthropometry.
KeywordsSchool students Anthropometrics School furniture Classroom furniture Students anthropometry
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