Anthropometry for children's clothing: difficulties and limitations

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Presented at the 2017 World Textile Conference. This paper reports the difficulties and limitations experienced during data collection of the anthropometric study and the adjustments that were needed.

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Bezerra, G.; Carvalho, M. A.; Rocha, M. A. V. & Xu, Bugao May 2017.

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    Place of Publication: Bristol, United Kingdom

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Presented at the 2017 World Textile Conference. This paper reports the difficulties and limitations experienced during data collection of the anthropometric study and the adjustments that were needed.

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Abstract: Children's wear lacks an anthropometric study to better fit clothes on the body of the child, providing greater comfort for users. Initially, this thesis project in fashion design intended to measure Portuguese children between the ages of 2 to 10 years, enrolled in primary schools in the region of Minho in Portugal. During the data gathering, held in the months of June, July, October and November 2016, about 600 children were scanned and measured using a 3D body scanner. The purpose of this paper is to report the difficulties and limitations experienced during data collection of the anthropometric study and the adjustments that were needed, as well as discuss some of the data collected.

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  • 2017 World Textile Conference, May 29-31, 2017. Corfu, Greece

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  • Publication Title: IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
  • Volume: 254
  • Pages: 1-6
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Bezerra, G.; Carvalho, M. A.; Rocha, M. A. V. & Xu, Bugao. Anthropometry for children's clothing: difficulties and limitations, paper, May 2017; Bristol, United Kingdom. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1040533/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism.