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Anthropometric and Biomechanical Study for Improved Size and Fit of Protective Gear for Farmers and

Huiju Park: PI, Funding: $87,090 from USDA – National Institute of Food and Agriculture, October 2017 – September 2020

Fit of the fire boots are one of the most crucial factors in firefighters’ safety and mobility, significantly influencing on their lower body movements on unfavorable fire ground. CT scanning has been adopted and allows to investigate the internal dimension of the fire boots and the gap distribution between the boots and the 3D-scanned firefighter’s feet.


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