Clothing, Textiles and Human Performance (Vol. 32 No. 2)

  • Published:
    • 2002
  • Format:
    • Paperback
  • ISBN:
    • 1870372514

SKU: 32TPS23 Categories: ,


As highly specialised clothing and textile products are increasingly developed for use in professional sports and recreation, there is scope for an examination of the effects on the performance of the wearer. This issue of Textile Progress reviews the existing research on the link between human performance and clothing and textile products. Human performance is considered in a variety of situations – the workplace, recreational activities, and competitive sport. Subjects covered include: Ergonomic Requirements – Body Dimension; Product Sizing and Fit; Weight Design – Garments and Products – Positive and Negative Garment Styling Ease and Compression; Layering; Surface Area Covered; Design, Aerodynamics and Water; Shape Materials – Fibres; Yarns; Fabrics; Finishes; Products Thermal Effects – Design of Products and Assemblies; Sweat and Water; Active Cooling of the Body to Enhance Human Performance.

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Weight 3 kg