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Establishing Quantitative Evaluation Standards for the Mobility test of Slacks
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  • Journal title : Fashion & Textile Research Journal
  • Volume 18, Issue 1,  2016, pp.80-90
  • Publisher : The Korean Society for ClothIng Industry
  • DOI : 10.5805/SFTI.2016.18.1.80
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Establishing Quantitative Evaluation Standards for the Mobility test of Slacks
Kim, Seonyoung; Nam, Yun-Ja;
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This study presents quantitative evaluation standards for they mobility test, conducted in the process of a slacks fit test. This study quantified the subjects' evaluation on the wearability of slacks to provide objective qualitative evaluation methods for existing mobility tests. The subjects were women of standard bodytype between the ages of 18 and 24 wearing slacks designed to test their mobility based on differences in ease in waist girth, hip girth, crotch length and knee length. A qualitative evaluation tested the wearability of slacks. Clothing pressure and gap area between the body and slacks were measured based on a quantitative evaluation. The clothing pressure and the gap area between the body and slacks (which reflect the results of the wearability test) were presented in this study as quantitative evaluation standards. Clothing pressure tended to increase as the ease of slacks decreased; however, clothing pressure standards, that induce discomfort, differed by body parts. The hip, crotch, and knee area were relatively less sensitive despite the waist and the abdominal area sensitivity to clothing pressure. This study suggests the minimum ease for the appropriate wearing comfort of slacks by region and motion as standards for the quantitative evaluation of mobility tests. These was reset in accordance to the limits of clothing pressure when the minimum ease was considered as wearable but exceeded the clothing pressure limits.
slacks fit test;mobility test;quantitative evaluation standards;clothing pressure;gap area;
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