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Ergo-Human Optimum Sitting Position With Enhance the Biomechanics to Maintain the Natural Curvature of Spine Posture in Prominent Support and High Comfort of Backrest In Automobile Seating

Authors(2) :-Maniarasu R, Rajesh. P. K

Nowadays, customer's expectations for comfort in automobile seating rise continuously. The ultimate aim is to minimizes fatigue and reduce the pressure, to provide an ergonomic feature in an optimum sitting posture ,so that even longer journey do not lead to physical discomfort. Design objectives such as comfort, safety and health need to be satisfied simultaneously. Prolonged period of driving results in manifestation of physical problems such as Low Back Pain (LBP), and other Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs). Lumbar support is to prevent the muscular fatigue while vehicle occupant is sitter. Design the seating system is made to be ergonomic, user-friendly, comfortable and safe. Good sitting posture and relaxed position of driving is mainly focused on concentration and responsibilities. It’s also benefit to assess the ease Ingress/egress
Maniarasu R, Rajesh. P. K
Body posture, Biomechanics, Spine alignment, Neutral sitting posture, Ergonomics
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 8 | May-June 2018
  Date of Publication : 2018-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 162-169
Manuscript Number : IJSRST184839
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
Maniarasu R, Rajesh. P. K, "Ergo-Human Optimum Sitting Position With Enhance the Biomechanics to Maintain the Natural Curvature of Spine Posture in Prominent Support and High Comfort of Backrest In Automobile Seating", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 8, pp.162-169, May-June-2018
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