4 Keys to a Successful Fit Test

May 15th, 2017
Before new apparel or equipment hits store shelves, designers want to ensure that products properly fit their target customer base. Enlisting a partner to strategize and execute a fit test is a good way to make sure products fit, work well and are ready for public consumption. Fit tests on real people, with properly analyzed … more »

Success Story: The Right Fit for Marine Backpacks

May 1st, 2017
For more than 65 years, we have been fortunate to help with numerous military projects, and we are very proud of that fact. This past month, we wrapped up a particularly rewarding project for the United States Marine Corps. This effort required fit tests to be strategized and executed on new Marine load carrying systems … more »

3 Takeaways from the International Standards Organization Meeting

Apr 3rd, 2017
As an anthropology expert, I am fortunate to be able to travel often (a very nice perk of the job). Most recently I found myself in Paris for the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee meeting on anthropometry and biomechanics. I’ve been attending similar meetings since 1999, when I was appointed as U.S. expert … more »