Physiological comfort of fabrics and garments

Research output: Chapter in book / Conference proceedingChapter in an edited book (as author)Academic researchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)


This chapter first provides the definition and scope of clothing comfort. It then focuses on the various aspects of clothing physiological comfort, including tactile comfort, thermophysiological comfort, garment fit and ease of body movement, and pressure comfort. The assessment of these different aspects of clothing physiological comfort and their relationship to the properties of clothing materials, fabric and garment design, as well as environmental conditions, are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEngineering Apparel Fabrics and Garments
PublisherElsevier Ltd.
Number of pages50
ISBN (Print)9781845691349
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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