The Apparel Sizing System of the Upper Garments for Early Adolescent Boys

청소년 전기 남학생의 상의 치수 체계에 관한 연구

  • Kim, Kyung-A (Dept. of Clothing Fashion, Yeungnam University) ;
  • Uh, Mi-Kyung (Dept. of Clothing & Textiles, Hanyang University) ;
  • Suh, Mi-A (Dept. of Clothing & Textiles, Hanyang University)
  • Published : 2007.12.31

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to propose apparel sizing system for each body shape of early adolescent boys. The subjects of this study were 549 boys in the capital area. Their body shapes were classified and apparel sizing system was proposed for each body shape. For data analysis were performed descriptive statistics, correlation analysis and crosstabulation using SPSS Ver. 12. The control dimensions to propose apparel sizing system were stature and bust circumference for the upper garments. Intervals between sizes were 5cm for stature and irregular for bust circumference. For each type, $5{\sim}7$ sizes were proposed for upper garments. Reference measurements suggested for upper garments were 9 items. This study is meaningful in that it classified early adolescent boys' body shapes and proposed apparel sizing system for each type of body shape under the current circumstances where basic data for body shape classification and apparel sizing system of early adolescent boys were not in place.