ANTROPOMETRIC FOOT MEASUREMENTS OF CHINESE ADULTS WITH DIFFERENT BMI

  • Youlian Hong
  • Lin Wang
Keywords: foot shape, BMI, Chinese adults

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine whether foot shape was affected by different body weight levels in the same foot length. Foot shape data were collected from 476 male and 499 female subjects. Each gender was divided into two normal and overweight or obesity groups. The results showed that there are some differences in foot length, breadth, girth and height between different BMI groups in same foot size. Overweight or obese group have shorted fore foot length, longer girth length, larger foot breadth and larger size in some foot height. The results will help make shoe last and choose fitting shoe for overweight and obese group.
Published
2007-12-11