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Athletic Shorts

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Athletic Shorts

Athletic shorts are a type of clothing designed for physical activities, particularly sports. They are typically made of lightweight and breathable materials such as polyester, nylon, or spandex, which allow for maximum mobility and comfort. Athletic shorts come in various lengths, ranging from mid-thigh to above the knee, and are often designed with an elastic waistband and drawstring to ensure a secure fit during movement. These shorts are commonly worn by athletes and fitness enthusiasts during a wide range of physical activities, including running, basketball, soccer, and weightlifting. They are also popular for casual wear, especially during warm weather, due to their comfortable and versatile design. Some athletic shorts may also feature additional features such as pockets, reflective detailing, or moisture-wicking technology to enhance their functionality. When selecting athletic shorts, it is important to consider the intended activity and personal preferences. For example, those engaging in high-intensity activities may prefer shorts with a tighter fit and moisture-wicking technology to keep them cool and dry. On the other hand, those engaging in more low-impact activities may prefer looser-fitting shorts for added comfort. Overall, athletic shorts are a versatile and functional clothing item that is suitable for a wide range of physical activities and casual wear.

clothing, physical activities, sports, mobility, comfort

John Lewis

CITATION : "John Lewis. 'Athletic Shorts.' Design+Encyclopedia. (Accessed on May 22, 2024)"

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