Whole body scanning as a tool for clothing sizing: Effects on women’s body satisfactionCitation formats

  • External authors:
  • Sarah Grogan
  • Emma Storey
  • Kathryn Brownbridge
  • Clair Templeton
  • Jayne Gill
  • Sofia Persson

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Whole body scanning as a tool for clothing sizing: Effects on women’s body satisfaction. / Grogan, Sarah; Storey, Emma; Brownbridge, Kathryn; Gill, Simeon; Templeton, Clair; Gill, Jayne; Persson, Sofia; Armitage, C J.

In: Textile Institute. Journal, 2019.

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Grogan, S, Storey, E, Brownbridge, K, Gill, S, Templeton, C, Gill, J, Persson, S & Armitage, CJ 2019, 'Whole body scanning as a tool for clothing sizing: Effects on women’s body satisfaction', Textile Institute. Journal. https://doi.org/10.1080/00405000.2019.1668127

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Grogan S, Storey E, Brownbridge K, Gill S, Templeton C, Gill J et al. Whole body scanning as a tool for clothing sizing: Effects on women’s body satisfaction. Textile Institute. Journal. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/00405000.2019.1668127

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Grogan, Sarah ; Storey, Emma ; Brownbridge, Kathryn ; Gill, Simeon ; Templeton, Clair ; Gill, Jayne ; Persson, Sofia ; Armitage, C J. / Whole body scanning as a tool for clothing sizing: Effects on women’s body satisfaction. In: Textile Institute. Journal. 2019.

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