- Volume 16 Issue 1
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A Tentative Study on Sizing System for Children's Shoes
아동화의 치수규격설계를 위한 탐색적 연구
- Jeon, Eun-Kyung (Dept. of Clothing & Textiles, Univ. of Ulsan) ;
- Kwon, Sook-Hee (Dept. of Clothing & Textiles, Cheju National Univ.)
- Published : 2007.02.28
This is a tentative study to provide prototype of sizing system for children's shoes. For this study, 364 elementary school girls from KyungIn and YeongNam areas were participated in the measurement. The results of the analysis on four measurement items related to foot can be summarized as followings: 1. All of the foot related items were increased according to their growth. Especially, foot length, foot width, and toe width showed a high correlation. 2. The result also revealed that the current sizing system can cover only 70.9% of children in measurement, which means that a new sizing system is required. 3. We suggested a new standard size for foot size/foot circumference based on the results above according to current sizing system, and a new standard size for foot circumference/foot width based on ISO standard. The results of this study would be helpful in the design of sizing system of children's shoe if applied with the raw data of the Size Korea recently measured.