Nippon Eiseigaku Zasshi (Japanese Journal of Hygiene)
Online ISSN : 1882-6482
Print ISSN : 0021-5082
ISSN-L : 0021-5082
Hygienic Studies of Foundation Garments
Part 4. Effects on Physical Exercise and Action
Noriko Ikuta
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1972 Volume 27 Issue 6 Pages 494-499

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Experiments were carried out to examine the effects of the pressure of foundation garments on physical exercise and action.
Method:
Many high-school girls put on foundation garments of medium size. Various measurements of sport tests were taken in summer, and the effect of the garments were determined.
Results:
1. The body was less flexible during bending exercises.
2. Walking efficiency was enhanced.
3. Degree of agility was unchanged.

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