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    Thanks to all who responded.

    Here are the replies from my request about basic anthropometirc

    Gentile, A. M. (1972). A working model of skill acquisition with
    application to teaching. Quest, 17, 3-23.
    Gentile, A. M. (1987). Skill acquisition: Action, movement, and
    neuromotor processes. In J. H. Carr & R. B. Shepherd (Eds.), Movement
    Science: Foundations for Physical Therapy in Rehabilitation (pp. 93-154).
    Rockville, MD: Aspen.

    from: James Gordon, EdD, PT


    James Mueller "The Workplace Workbook: An illustrated guide to
    job accommodation and assistive technology", The Dole Foundation,
    Washington DC, 1990. I purchased my copy from RESNA Press.

    from: Ruth E. Mayagoitia-Hill


    .. [look at] ergoSHAPE ergonomic
    cad-models of humans. The models have specified reaches and ranges of
    movement for ergonomic work and stuff.

    The issues, I think, were discussed at this link allso:

    from: Paul Brandt


    Have you tried any of the variants on MTM taxonomies? These taxonomies
    describe/define motions such as reach, move, turn, apply pressure, grasp,
    position, release, disengage, eye travel, eye focus, and many more
    classifications. MTM has been modified over the years and there are
    different versions that make the convenience/precision trade-off in
    different ways.

    from: Pat Parker


    The movements you mention are commonly refered to as 'work elements' in the
    hf/ergo literature. They are also known as Therbligs, named after the
    Gilbreths, who were some of the pioneers in work measurement science. A
    good reference (though there are newer references) is:

    Barnes RM (1980) Motion and Time Study: Design and Measurement of Work (7th
    edition), New York: Wiley

    from: Bryan Buchholz

    best regards,

    John Jay Miller
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