Terminology: resistance or stiffness for medical compression stockings?

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André Cornu-Thenard *
Jean-Patrick Benigni
Jean-François Uhl
(*) Corresponding Author:
André Cornu-Thenard | andre.cornuthenard@wanadoo.fr


Based on previous experimental work with medical compression stockings it is proposed to restrict the term stiffness to measurements on the human leg and rather to speak about resistance when it comes to characterize the elastic property of compression hosiery in the textile laboratory.

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