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Relating to anthropometry.


Relating to anthropometry.


(an″thrŏ-pom′ĕ-trē) [ anthropo- + -metry]
The science of measuring the human body, including craniometry, osteometry, skin fold evaluation for subcutaneous fat estimation, and height and weight measurements; usually performed by an anthropologist.
anthropometric (-pŏ-me′trik), adjective
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While continuing dietary treatment, the patients who had anthropometric indices and the recording of all preliminary laboratory tests, were randomly divided in 4 groups including, 1: metformin hydrocloride (Tablet, 500 mg, Tehran-shimi Co.
Total body muscle mass estimation from bioelectrical impedance analysis & simple anthropometric measurements in Indian men.
Among the anthropometric variables, body mass, skinfold thickness at axillar, subscapular, abdominal, and suprailiacal sites, the sum of nine skinfolds, and percentage body fat were related to race performance.
Actually, the anthropometric data that we have collected, the data I referred to back in the 1987-88 time frame, has been used extensively by the United States and other countries to build things like vehicle cockpits.
Anthropometric measurements were performed by the principal investigator and included weight, height, mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC), waist circumference and hip circumference.
A complete set of anthropometric measures (age, weight, height, weight-for-age z-score, height-for-age z-score, and weight-for-height z-score) was available for 224 children.
The investigators acknowledge the need for validation, but suggest calf circumference may be a new anthropometric marker to take into account when assessing the risk of carotid atherosclerosis.
Anthropometric assessment of body size (formerly assessment of growth) now includes material on body mass index as an indirect indicator of overweight and obesity not only in adults but also in children, and Anthropometric assessment of body composition now devotes as much space to information about waist circumference as an indicator of abdominal fat as it does to waist-hip ratio as an indicator of central obesity.
Details of maternal demographic and anthropometric characteristics were obtained from all women at the time of first 75g test (16-20 weeks).
Moreover, it should be born in mind that this is a cross-sectional study; therefore, we cannot say which anthropometric parameter best predicts the future occurrence of cardiovascular risk factors and events," he continued.