Accession Number : ADA331005

Title :   Accommodation and Occupational Safety for Pregnant Military Personnel.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 15 Sep 96-14 Sep 97,

Corporate Author : SYTRONICS INC DAYTON OH

Personal Author(s) : McQuiston, Barbara K.

PDF Url : ADA331005

Report Date : 15 AUG 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 84

Abstract : The 'Accommodation and Occupational Safety for Pregnant Military Personnel' Study (commonly referred to as Pregnant Women's Study or PWS) is a cooperative effort between the United States Air Force 74th Medical Group, Armstrong Laboratory's Computenzed Anthropomernc Research and Design (CARD) Laboratory, and SYTRONICS, Incorporated under a research grant from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command. The purpose of this Study is to collect a set of traditional anthropometric data as well as a three-dimensional whole body scan data set for a sample population of approximately 25 pregnant women. This Study will address body shape changes during pregnancy. The Study objectives are to: Characterize size and shape changes for a sample population of 25 pregnant women, and Provide recommendations for future research that evaluates the occupational constraints placed on pregnant women due to their changing body size and capabilities.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY PERSONNEL, *PREGNANCY, *ANTHROPOMETRY, ARMY RESEARCH, SIZES(DIMENSIONS), SAFETY, DATA ACQUISITION, WORK STATIONS, MEDICAL RESEARCH, WOMEN, AGE DISTRIBUTION, HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT.

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE