Accession Number : AD0658562

Title :   SURVEY OF FOOT MEASUREMENTS AND THE PROPER FIT OF ARMY SHOES. STUDY OF FACTORS BEARING ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SIZE TARIFFS, ON SIZE DESIGNATIONS, AND ON SHOE FITTING.

Descriptive Note : Rept. no. 1,

Corporate Author : ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Personal Author(s) : Freedman, Arthur ; Kirkpatrick, Charles M. ; Huntington, Everett C.

Report Date : 04 DEC 1945

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : The purpose of the research was to define by field study and quantitative measurement: (1) The relationship of shoe size to the incidence and type of foot casualties; (2) The influence of marching and weight bearing on foot size; (3) The role of socks in determining shoe size; and (4) The importance of the wearer's judgment of fit on the selection of shoes. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SHOES, ARMY PERSONNEL), ACCEPTABILITY, ANTHROPOMETRY, FEET, MEASUREMENT, SOCKS, SELECTION.

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE