The Importance of Anthropometric Research to the Malaysian Population: A Systematic Review
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Keywords

Anthropometric Research
Systematic Literature Review
Malaysia
Malaysian

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Saaludin, N., Saad, A., & Mason, C. (2021). The Importance of Anthropometric Research to the Malaysian Population: A Systematic Review . Asia Proceedings of Social Sciences, 8(2), 141-146. https://doi.org/10.31580/apss.v8i2.1971

Abstract

The importance of anthropometric research cannot be denied. Anthropometric research is defined as research related to human body measurements. This research is extensively conducted in many fields, such as product design, apparel manufacturing, health and medical care, and forensic research. This paper aims to review the existing articles on the importance of anthropometric research to the Malaysian population and determine how the related research can be further explored. This paper used PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic reviews and Meta-Analyses) to retrieve the articles through its identification, screening and eligibility processes. The search for articles related to PRISMA resulted in 15 articles identified through Scopus and Web of Science databases. Articles were grouped based on themes using thematic analysis. The themes were created based on seven perceived benefits of anthropometric research: easy to use, fit, well-being, welfare, safety, work efficiency, and identity verification. Finally, at the end of this paper, several conclusions concerning the importance of anthropometric research for the reference of future scholars were presented.

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