|Anthropometrics||"Anthropometrics" refers to measurements of humans. .|
These measurements are usually made of a particular sample of the population, and often separated on the basis of sex and age. Typical anthropometric measurements include standing stature, weight, distance between eyes, and circumference around waist. However, sensory abilities may also be measured, such as hearing ability, sight, and the ability to sense touch.
Ergonomics, or Human Factors Engineering
has been defined as
“… the practice of designing products so that users can perform required use, operation, service, and supportive tasks with a minimum of stress and maximum of efficiency.”
Woodson, W. (1981). Human Factors Design Handbook. McGraw Hill 1981.