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Alton Clark
06-04-1997, 02:28 AM
I am submitting this message again because it may not have been posted
the first time.

Alton Clark

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Date: Wed, 28 May 1997 15:22:28 -0700 (PDT)
From: Alton Clark
To: biomch-l@nic.surfnet.nl
Subject: finger anthropometry

I am searching for anthropometric data that would provide at least the
following information for the index and middle finger:

length of the finger segments,
widths of the PIP & DIP joints, and
depth of the MP, PIP & DIP joints.

I was able to find some helpful data published by J. W. Garrett (1971);
however, this data is dated. Also, it includes data for the US Air Force
population rather that the general US population.

If you are able to recommend any references, I would appreciate your

Thank you,
Alton Clark
University of California Ergonomics Program
1301 S. 46th St., Bldg. 112
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 231-9405
(510) 231-5729 (fax)