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Relating to anthropometry.
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Relating to anthropometry.
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(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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The aim of the present study was (i) to investigate the relation between anthropometric, physical fitness traits, lung capacity, and success of Iranian elite Greco-Roman wrestlers and (ii) to determine which of the mentioned parameters has a greater potential in the prediction of Greco-Roman wrestler's success in championship levels.
Anthropometric measurements: body height (cm), body weight (kg) and WC (cm) were obtained, and BMI was calculated, as described previously (14).
The rate of change in anthropometric data (weight, BMI, WC and WHR) during the intervention period was calculated according to equation 1:
Table 1 illustrates mean values of anthropometric parameters in patients with or without MS.
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