Paper Title
Foot Shapes and Dimensions among Multiethnic Groups in Malaysia using 3D Foot Scanning Technology

Different adults with different ethnicity may show differences in foot morphology and tend to have different foot shape characteristics. This study aims to study and compare the dimensions and shapes of foot length, foot breadth and ball girth circumference of different ethnic groups, mainly Malay, Chinese and Indian in Malaysia. This is part of the study was carried out for a preparation for the development of a new standard shoe sizing system Malaysian women. A total of 1,210 women aged between 20 and 60 participated in this study and 3D INFOOT scanner high types were used to collect the data of the relevant foot dimensions used for the study. Using one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), the results obtained showed that the differences among the ethnic groups were significant at p <0.05. Keywords - Ethnic differences; foot dimension; foot shape; Malaysian women