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Alan Hedge has been studying what makes people uncomfortable for more than 25 years, but lately he's been a little sore. As director of Cornell's Human Factors Laboratory, he sums up the current state of ergo-nomics, the science of human-centered workplace design: "There's a lot of hogwash out there,"
he says. "It's not about having something feel different, it's about considering human anatomical, physiological and biomechanical characteristics as they relate to movement."