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The effect of handhold orientation, size, and wearing gloves on hand-handhold breakaway strength.

Authors
  • Young, Justin G
  • Woolley, Charles B
  • Ashton-Miller, James A
  • Armstrong, Thomas J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Human factors
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2012
Volume
54
Issue
3
Pages
316–333
Identifiers
PMID: 22768636
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These insights can be used to design handholds that increase the ability to support one's body weight and reduce the effort needed to pull or lift heavy items.

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