MAS104S RE1 - MAPUA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY DEPT OF...

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MAPUA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY DEPT OF MULTIMEDIA ARTS AND SCIENCES 2 ND QUARTER 2011-2012 RE 100 ANTHROPOMETRIC 11/08/2011 GRUTAS, KENNETH RUSSEL DP MAS104S A66 MBA Ignacio Anthropometry Anthropometrics - measurement of the dimensions of the body and other physical characteristics. There are two types of measurement: Static and Functional Static Anthropometry: -Distances are measured when the body is at rest. -includes some soft tissue measures in contour dimensions (includes muscle, fat, skin, bulk).
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-Doesn't include clothing or packages. -Measures refer to a naked person (with some adjustments) Functional Anthropometry: - Distances are measured when the body is in motion or engaged in a physical activity. Includes: - Reach (e.g. could be arm plus extended torso) - Clearance (e.g. two people through a doorway) - Volumetric data (kinetosphere) Importance of applying Anthropometrics to Graphical Illustrations When attempting to illustrate something human-shaped it is important to know the possible
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