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Human body : a wearable product designer's guide / Karen L. LaBat, Karen S. Ryan & Le Wen

By: Labat, Karen L. (Karen Louise) [author]Contributor(s): Ryan, Karen (Medical doctor) | Wen, Le [illustrator]Material type: TextTextDescription: xxvii, 663 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmISBN: 9781498755719 (paperback)Subject(s): Human anatomy | Physiology | Fashion design | Clothing and dress | AnatomyDDC classification: 612 LOC classification: QM26 | .L33 2019
Contents:
The Human Body as the Foundation for Wearable Product Design -- Body systems: The basics -- Designing for Head and Neck Anatomy -- Designing for Upper Torso and Arm Anatomy -- Designing for Lower Torso and Leg Anatomy -- Designing for Mid-Torso Anatomy-- Designing for Hand and Wrist Anatomy -- Designing for Foot and Ankle Anatomy-- Designing for whole body anatomy and function Appendices A-H Landmarks and Measurements for Wearable Products
Summary: "Human Body: A Wearable Product Designer's Guide, unlike other anatomy books, is divided into sections pertinent to wearable product designers. Two introductory chapters include many definitions, an introduction to anatomical terminology, and brief discussions of the body's systems, setting the stage for the remaining chapters. The book is extensively referenced and has a large glossary with both anatomical and design terms making it maximally useful for interdisciplinary collaborative work. The book includes 200 original illustrations and many product examples to demonstrate relationships between wearable product components and anatomy. Exercises introduce useful anatomical, physiological, and biomechanical concepts and include design challenges"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index

The Human Body as the Foundation for Wearable Product Design -- Body systems: The basics -- Designing for Head and Neck Anatomy -- Designing for Upper Torso and Arm Anatomy -- Designing for Lower Torso and Leg Anatomy -- Designing for Mid-Torso Anatomy-- Designing for Hand and Wrist Anatomy -- Designing for Foot and Ankle Anatomy-- Designing for whole body anatomy and function Appendices A-H Landmarks and Measurements for Wearable Products

"Human Body: A Wearable Product Designer's Guide, unlike other anatomy books, is divided into sections pertinent to wearable product designers. Two introductory chapters include many definitions, an introduction to anatomical terminology, and brief discussions of the body's systems, setting the stage for the remaining chapters. The book is extensively referenced and has a large glossary with both anatomical and design terms making it maximally useful for interdisciplinary collaborative work. The book includes 200 original illustrations and many product examples to demonstrate relationships between wearable product components and anatomy. Exercises introduce useful anatomical, physiological, and biomechanical concepts and include design challenges"--

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