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Lower Body Type Classification by Buttocks Shapes of Korean Women in Their 20`s
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  • Journal title : Fashion & Textile Research Journal
  • Volume 18, Issue 3,  2016, pp.327-337
  • Publisher : The Korean Society for ClothIng Industry
  • DOI : 10.5805/SFTI.2016.18.3.327
 Title & Authors
Lower Body Type Classification by Buttocks Shapes of Korean Women in Their 20`s
Choi, Se-Lin; Do, Wol-Hee;
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 Abstract
The purpose of this study is for size suitability and fitness improvement for Korean 20`s women. This study has classified hip types of 20`s women by the 6th Korean Anthropometric Survey(Size Korean), then compared their lower body-type by hip types each other. The results are as follows. Factor analysis in sorting hip types can be explained 77.72% by nine factors. And cluster analysis can be divided into three types. Type 1 is referred to as a general type which has the largest size in the `Hip circumference`, but the buttocks`s horizontal sizes are in the middle size besides the hip line. Type 2 is referred to as a protruding type in upper buttocks which is large in protruding volume of upper buttocks, but the buttock`s horizontal sizes are small including `Hip circumference`, and buttock`s horizontal section form close to circle. Type 3 is referred to as a type which is contrary to Type 2. Type 3 is small in protruding volume of upper buttocks, but large in lower buttocks, and the protrusions in whole buttocks are small, so the side view of Type 3 made gentle fit shape. By these results, the study could classify lower body of 20`s women, and it can be basic data for new sizing systems and pattern development of bottoms.
 Keywords
buttocks shape;body type classification;tight fit;anthropometric;lower body type;
 Language
Korean
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