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:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY FORT KNOX

Report Date:

1945-12-04

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

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 wearers judgment of fit on the selection of shoes.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE