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assist armchair / Chair

assist armchair
assist armchair

Chair armrests design to assist elders in The sit to stand movement and walk.

The elderly around the world are growing rapidly. In the study found, rising from the seat position will become difficult with the aging and decline, although it is a common action in the daily. The armchair can help elderly reduce the load on lower limbs and stabilize the center of gravity in the process of s sit-to-stand movement, but never be considered in ergonomics.

“Assist armchair” is designed to use flexible bamboo to manufacture the comfortable seats. It has a pair of walker which fixed to the former chair foot with a soft rubber can adjust the height, and it can support the elderly to stabilize the center of gravity and keep balance during standing, even to walk.
This also can help the elderly live independent, do activities of daily living, and delay aging.

University

Chang Gung University

Chang Gung University
Tao-Yuan, Taiwan

Liang-Chi Guo

Design

Chang Gung University

Chang Gung University
Tao-Yuan, Taiwan