Ergonomic Characteristics and Usage Habits of aAdult Backpack

  • Huimin HuEmail author
  • Shaorong Ni
  • Sining Li
  • Haimei Wu
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1203)


As the most commonly used storage tool, backpack is one of the daily necessities for adults. The long-term incorrect bearing way and bearing behavior habit can cause harm to the adult’s neck, shoulder and other body parts. In this paper, adults are taken as research objects. Through questionnaires and in-depth interviews, characteristics and usage habits of adult backpacks are obtained, and the ergonomic experiment scenario of backpacks is determined. It lays the foundation for further experiments.


Adult backpack Behavioral habits Ergonomics 



This research is supported by 2017 National Quality Infrastructure (2017NQI) project (2017YFF0206603) and China National Institute of Standardization through the “special funds for the basic R&D undertakings by welfare research institutions” (522019Y-6667 and 522018Y-5984).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SAMR Key Laboratory of Human Factor & ErgonomicsChina National Institute of StandardizationBeijingChina
  2. 2.Capital University of Economics and BusinessBeijingChina

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