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TitleAnthropometric data collection of portuguese children with overweight and obesity
Author(s)De Campos, Raquel
Carvalho, Miguel
Capelassi, Carla
Lopes, Humberto
Xu, Bugao
Keywords3D body scanning
Children’s obesity
Children’s overweight
Issue date2018
JournalAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Abstract(s)This paper presents an anthropometric data collection methodology to measure and identify the body measurements and shape of overweight and obese children, using 3D body scanning technology. The sample comprises of children residents in the North of Portugal between the ages of two and eleven, of both genders. The described procedure is part of an ongoing research linked to a project of the Doctoral Program in Textile Engineering at University of Minho, which aims to develop appropriate clothing, considering the anthropometrics and the ergonomics needs of the children from this specific population. The stages of data collection are presented. As a conclusion, considerations about the data collection points out some improvement opportunities and suggestions for similar studies.
TypeConference paper
AccessEmbargoed access (2 Years)
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