A Study on the Differences of Male Youth Physical Characteristics Between South China and Northwest China

  • Jiahui Xu
  • Xiaoping Hu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10917)


Many countries have established their own type database corresponding to the their country human body, and will regularly measure the specific size of the human body size. In particular, the differences in eating habits, environment, climate and other reasons will lead to a certain difference between people in various regions in China, with a vast territory and a huge population. Therefore, it is particularly urgent to do a physical characteristic survey on young people (this only for male youth as a research object).

The research objects are young men in southern China and the northwest. Firstly, questionnaires were used as a analyze survey in modern clothing market. The questionnaires collected the problems existing in the clothing market of the two regions both in the South China and the northwest, and analyzed the problems existing in the clothing market. It is a necessary step to interview the young men about the feeling when purchasing clothing in the South China and Northwest China. Later on the clothing design, designers can give a more special set and design in the non-fit parts. Secondly, selecting randomly 120 representative young men from South China or the northwest as objects to carry out body size measurement.

First, it provides a scientific and accurate theoretical basis for the prototype structure of clothes in different regions of China by the research and analysis of young men’s the specific body differences in South China and Northwest China. Second, through a series of data analysis, the general trend and the regional difference of the characteristics of the young men in South China and Northwest China were obtained, which provided data for the establishment of regional database.


Male youth Region Body measurement Body difference Clothing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.South China University of TechnologyPanyu DistrictChina

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