SEAT DEPTH ADJUSTMENT


Chairs that have a fixed seat pan length limit boppy newborn lounger cover pattern the population that can fit the chair comfortably. Typically a taller person will require more seat pan length and a shorter person will require less. A shorter person sitting on a long seat pan will experience pressure behind the knees, or, if they perch on the edge, will not benefit from the seat back support. A taller person sitting on a short seat pan length will have inadequate support resulting in higher contact pressure under the thighs.

It is recommended that a minimum of 2 inches of adjustability is provided while 3 inches is preferred.

Design of Chair Controls
By design, ergonomic seating incorporates a range online custom paper help of adjustability. The user must be able to get into a comfortable posture quickly and easily and make adjustments over time. For this, intuitive design and consistency in control placement and function is essential.

  • Desirable control features include:
  • Low hand and finger forces to operate
  • Majority of adjustments achievable while seated
  • Control motion intuitive and indicated by feel
  • Control location consistent

The importance of control design and consistency increases as chairs are shared between people. This is a common requirement in multi-shift situations such as customer support operations or call centers.