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TitleAnthropometry for children's clothing: difficulties and limitations
Author(s)Bezerra, G.
Carvalho, Miguel
Rocha, M. A. V.
Xu, B.
Issue date2017
PublisherIOP Publishing
JournalIOP Conference Series-Materials Science and Engineering
Abstract(s)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.
TypeConference paper
Publisher version
AccessOpen access
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