Compression Wear and Shapewear Markets, 2019: Supporting Health and Fitness - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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This report provides a wealth of information on recent developments in the market for compression wear and shapewear and discusses the opportunities and challenges facing suppliers to the market. Topics explored in the report include: athletic compression wear; medical compression wear; shapewear; markets for compression wear and shapewear; principles and types of compression garments and the benefits they provide; key features of compression garments; innovations in compression wear and shapewear; and forecasts of future demand.

Compression apparel has long been used in medical applications in the treatment of circulation problems. In recent years, however, there has been a huge increase in the popularity of compression apparel for athletic applications as it is claimed that such garments can improve athletic performance, prevent injury and speed up recovery after exercise. Also, significant developments have been made in shapewear as the variety of shapewear garments available has been expanded, and the overall comfort and appearance of such garments have been vastly improved.

Today, compression wear takes a wide range of forms - including bottoms, tops, sleeves, socks, and stockings - and companies operating in the market are continuing to innovate in order to promote the physiological and psychological benefits of their products to consumers. Looking ahead, the pace of developments in compression wear and shapewear is set to remain fast. Many compression garments available today have a futuristic look, which provides an indication of the direction this market is taking.

Key Topics Covered:

1. SUMMARY

2. INTRODUCTION

  • What are compression garments?
  • Items of compression wear
  • Market segments
  • Compression wear for medical applications
  • Compression wear for athletic applications
  • Shapewear

3. MARKETS FOR COMPRESSION WEAR AND SHAPEWEAR

  • Categories of compression wear and shapewear by application
  • Market concentration
  • Prospects for future demand
  • Projections of revenues in the compression wear and shapewear markets
  • Sales channels for compression wear and shapewear
  • The market for athletic compression wear
  • The market for medical compression wear
  • Market for shapewear
  • The market for compression wear worn as casual wear

4. PRINCIPLES AND TYPES OF COMPRESSION GARMENTS AND THE BENEFITS THEY PROVIDE

  • How do compression garments work?

5. BENEFITS PROVIDED BY COMPRESSION GARMENTS

  • Preventing and treating medical conditions
  • Healing after an injury or surgical operation
  • Relieving physical discomfort
  • Reducing pain
  • Minimising bruising
  • Smoothing the surface of the skin
  • Improving athletic performance
  • Enhanced warm-up and overall circulation
  • Heightened proprioception
  • Reduced muscle vibration
  • Reduction in drag
  • Lower build-up of lactic acid
  • Improved recovery after exercise
  • Reduced fatigue
  • Reduced damage to muscles
  • Improved posture
  • Lower risk of repetitive strain injuries
  • Providing a psychological lift

6. KEY FEATURES OF COMPRESSION GARMENTS

  • Fibre blends
  • Yarn diameter
  • Fabric construction
  • Warp knitted fabrics
  • Circular knitted fabrics
  • Seams
  • Fit
  • Pattern design
  • Sizing
  • Waistbands and drawstrings
  • Fasteners

7. ATHLETIC COMPRESSION WEAR

  • Types of compression garments used for athletic wear
  • Targeted compression garments
  • Smart compression garments
  • Effects of compression garments on athletic performance
  • Research into the effects of compression garments on athletic performance
  • Testing and standards of compression wear

8. MEDICAL COMPRESSION WEAR

  • Optimum pressure levels
  • Treatment for lymphoedema
  • Prevention of blood clots
  • Post-surgical healing
  • Types of medical compression garments
  • Compression stockings
  • Therapeutic fashionwear

9. SHAPEWEAR

10. INNOVATIONS IN COMPRESSION WEAR AND SHAPEWEAR

  • 2XU: MCS (Muscle Containment Stamping)
  • Adidas: Alphaskin
  • Amerx Health Care Corporation (Amerx): Extremit-Ease
  • CW-X: Endurance Generator Joint & Muscle Support Compression Tights
  • EC3D Sports: compression garments for pain relief
  • Essity: Jobst Relax
  • Essity: orthostatic intolerance garment (OIG)
  • Nike: Nike Pro AeroAdapt
  • Opedix: Knee-Tec Tights
  • Spanx: Suit Your Fancy
  • Spanx: OnCore
  • Under Armour: Rush compression garments
  • Vertics: compression sleeves for climbing
  • X-Bionic: Partialkompression

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