Ergonomics in bed design: the effect of spinal alignment on sleep parameters.

@article{Verhaert2011ErgonomicsIB,
  title={Ergonomics in bed design: the effect of spinal alignment on sleep parameters.},
  author={Vincent Verhaert and Bart Haex and Tom De Wilde and Daniel Berckmans and Johan Verbraecken and Elke de Valck and Jos Vander Sloten},
  journal={Ergonomics},
  year={2011},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={169-78}
}
This study combines concepts of bed design and sleep registrations to investigate how quality of spine support affects the manifestation of sleep in healthy subjects. Altogether, 17 normal sleepers (nine males, eight females; age 24.3±7.1 years) participated in an anthropometric screening, prior to the actual sleep experiments, during which personalised sleep system settings were determined according to individual body measures. Sleep systems (i.e. mattress and supporting structure) with an… CONTINUE READING

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