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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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Different anthropometric indices have been used to identify the presence of general (especially, body mass index [BMI]) or centralized (e.
Anthropometry is an important tool for the assessment of nutritional status, and anthropometric indicators are predictors of survival and health of individuals and populations.
12 Hence this study was aimed at determining whether hand grip strength in healthy adults is correlated with measurement of lung function such as peak expiratory flow rate and with other anthropometric markers such as height weight BMI and specific markers of upper limb muscle mass such as mean arm circumference and upper arm length.
Accurate anthropometric measurements are required to identify stunting and wasting in children, yet our experience is that routine length/height measurements, in particular, are imprecisely done.
The results showed that there are differences between PE teachers and PE experts in the anthropometric effect assessment of body characteristics on track and field and gymnastics (p [less than or equal to] 0.
The range of participants for collecting the anthropometric data came from all ages to fit the 95th percentile of Malaysian citizens.
Even though recently advanced techniques are used for correct placement of a prosthesis, it is still relevant to use anthropometric measurement in plastic surgery and in the field of maxillofacial prosthetics.
Hence, I felt the need to do this study, in which we have compared anthropometric parameters of cricket players and football players.
Collection of anthropometric data in growth monitoring programs use weighing scales and height boards that are either the same or different from UNICEF's collection of scales, to monitor the growth of the individuals, and evaluate the performance of nutrition interventions.
In the study done by Vishwanath P et al, it was found that BMI showed a significant correlation with lipid profile along with increased WHR and it was concluded that non-invasive anthropometric parameters can be used as screening tool for lipid profile abnormalities, [7,16] which was similar to the study done by Manjareeka M et al.
But nowadays, methods for obtaining anthropometric body data have become more practical, contactless, fast, and, above all, accurate since the introduction and application of 3D body scanners (Simmons & Istook, 2003; Simenko & Cuk, 2016).