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Research on Motor Function of the Elderly in Guangzhou Based on Anthropometry

  • Fenghong WangEmail author
  • Zhenwen Zeng
  • Lin Lin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10917)

Abstract

Taking the elderly in Guangzhou as an example, this paper collects the data of elderly upper limb range of motion by manual measurement. After analyzing the data of elderly upper limb range of motion, the anthropometry database of older people in Guangzhou was established, and the upper and lower limits of the range of motion of elderly products can be get from this database. Also, the anthropometry database can provide the valid date as a design basis for the outdoor fitness products which are tailored to the elderly in Guangzhou.

Keywords

Guangzhou Elderly Anthropometry measurement Range of motion 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of DesignSouth China University of TechnologyPanyu District, GuangzhouChina

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