A Study on the Characteristics of Foot Type for Male Adolescents: Factor Analysis in Shanxi Province
CHEN Xiu-mian;Department of Fine Art,Fujian Commercial College;
To improve the fit and comfort of adolescent athletic footwear,foot measurement data of 468 male adolescents aged 13-18 years old in Shanxi are sampled. SPSS statistical software is used to make factor analysis on the measured data. Twelve characteristic index of male foot type are extracted from Shanxi and it can provide reference for shoemaking enterprises designing adolescent sports shoes. Foot length should be a foot plus a finger,shoe width should be referred to foot width and metatarsal girth circumference,and shoe height should be referred to the height of lateral malleolus and heel bone. Shoes height should meet the functional needs for teenagers. Soles should be designed to a normal shape from lumbar fossa to heel,making soles fit with feet. All these can promote healthy development for adolescent's arch.
【CateGory Index】： TS943.2