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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 3 Mean and SD of subjective comfort depending on material, shape, and test posture (N = 10)

From: Development of hip protectors for snowboarding utilizing 3D modeling and 3D printing

Variable Evaluation criteria
Overall wearing comfort Side wearing comfort Buttocks wearing comfort
Material Shape Posture Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
3D printing + EVA pad Original Standing 6.2 1.8 6.7 1.8 6.9 1.3
Sitting 4.9 2.8 4.9 1.8 6.6 1.3
Snowboard motion 5.3 1.8 5.4 1.6 6.7 1.6
Inner open Standing 7.9 1.4 7.8 1.3 7.8 1.2
Sitting 7.5 1.1 6.7 2.2 7.5 1.0
Snowboard motion 7.7 1.3 7.2 1.4 8.0 1.2
Outer open Standing 6.6 1.6 7.1 1.9 6.7 2.3
Sitting 6.3 1.9 6.4 2.3 7.3 1.6
Snowboard motion 7.6 1.6 6.4 2.5 7.1 1.7
EVA pad Original Standing 5.7 2.2 5.7 2.0 5.1 2.1
Sitting 4.6 2.5 4.7 2.6 5.5 3.0
Snowboard motion 5.1 2.4 5.6 2.5 6.0 1.5
Inner open Standing 5.8 1.4 7.0 1.4 6.6 1.3
Sitting 6.9 1.7 6.5 1.6 6.8 1.6
Snowboard motion 6.2 1.4 6.7 1.4 6.6 1.3
Outer open Standing 6.2 2.0 7.6 1.2 7.2 0.8
Sitting 6.8 1.8 7.0 1.6 7.1 1.6
Snowboard motion 6.9 2.0 7.1 1.8 7.3 1.5