- Volume 21 Issue 3
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Evaluation of Preference and Wearing Characteristics of Fitness Compression wear for Korean Elderly Women
한국 여성 노인을 대상으로 한 피트니스 압박웨어 선호도 및 착용 특성 평가
- Jeon, Eun-Jin (Dept. of Industrial & Management Engineering, POSTECH) ;
- You, Hee-Cheon (Dept. of Industrial & Management Engineering, POSTECH) ;
- Kim, Dong-Mi (Dept. of Clothing & Textiles, Kyungpook National University) ;
- Kim, Hee-Eun (Dept. of Clothing & Textiles, Kyungpook National University)
- Received : 2019.02.18
- Accepted : 2019.04.05
- Published : 2019.06.30
This study evaluated the preference and wearing characteristics of existing fitness compression wear for elderly women and identified the problems and improvements of existing fitness apparel. Preference and wearing characteristics for 6 types (A-F) of upper and lower fitness compression wear were evaluated. Photos and drawings as well as the preferred designs and details were investigated after presenting the evaluation clothing. Evaluations were made on a 5 point Likert scale for the fitness, allowance, pressure, ease of movement, fabric material, and overall satisfaction after wearing. The design preference indicated that B type (26.6%) and C type (23.4%) were preferred in the top with C, E and F type preferred to the same ratio of 19.4% in the slacks. The fitness and allowance amount of the top B type were the most appropriate (
Supported by : 한국연구재단
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