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anthropometry

 [an″thro-pom´ĕ-tre]
the science that deals with the measurement of the size, weight, and proportions of the human body. adj., adj anthropomet´ric.

an·thro·pom·e·try

(an'thrō-pom'ĕ-trē),
The branch of anthropology concerned with comparative measurements of the human body.
[anthropo- + G. metron, measure]

anthropometry

/an·thro·pom·e·try/ (an″thro-pom´ĕ-tre) the science dealing with measurement of the size, weight, and proportions of the human body.anthropomet´ric

anthropometry

[an′thrəpom′ətrē]
Etymology: Gk, anthropos + metron, measure
the science of measuring the human body as to height, weight, and size of component parts, including skinfold thickness, to study and compare the relative proportions under normal and abnormal conditions. Also called anthropometric measurement. anthropometric, adj.

anthropometry

The study of objective measurable physical variables in humans, which impacts on architecture, industrial design and ergonomics.

anthropometry

Medtalk
1. The measurement of a person's physical parameters–height and weight.
2. The field that deals with the physical dimensions, proportions, and composition of the human body, as well as the study of related variables that affect them.

an·thro·pom·e·try

(an'thrŏ-pom'ĕ-trē)
The branch of anthropology concerned with comparative measurements of the human body.
[anthropo- + G. metron, measure]

anthropometry

Human body measurement and weighing for scientific purposes such as anthropological or nutritional research or as an aid to clinical assessment.

Bertillon,

Alphonse, chief of criminal investigation for Paris police, 1853-1914.
Bertillon system - identification system. Synonym(s): anthropometry
Bertillon cephalometer

anthropometry

physical measurements of human size, shape, proportion and body composition for the purposes of comparison and establishing population norms, e.g. for gender, age, weight, ethnicity/race.

anthropometry

comparative measurement of physiological parameters

an·thro·pom·e·try

(an'thrŏ-pom'ĕ-trē)
The branch of anthropology concerned with comparative measurements of the human body.
[anthropo- + G. metron, measure]

anthropometry (an´thrəpom´ətrē),

n the measurement of the body and its parts.
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Effect of anthropometrical measurements on portal vein and hepatosplenic span.
By undertaking body composition assessments on day 1 and 26 would have provided a more detailed insight into acute anthropometrical changes, followed by repeated measures post event to monitor the recovery from hypervolemia induced changes.
Conclusion: Sonographical analysis of the effect of anthropometrical measurements on the dimensions of portal vein liver and spleen can be important markers for evaluation diagnoses and assessment of portal hypertension organomegaly and liver transplantation.
The mean anthropometrical values of the palpebral fissure and interorbital distance were compared between the two sexes using the independent t test.
Despite there being no difference between the groups in anthropometrical characteristics, it is important to note that the body fat percentage was the same in both groups but, when compared to data on non players of same age from literature there was a huge difference that indicates that judo players were lean, this supports the assumption that judo players try to maximize lean body mass and minimize fat mass.
During selection of ergonomic criteria, which have influence on design and evaluation of the workplaces, I came out from well known linkage man--machine--medium and I divided the criteria into three main areas: anthropometrical criteria, criteria regarding workplace and environment criteria.
To ascertain if the method accurately reproduce the real dimensions of the palate, first, an examiner measure anthropometrical dimensions in 10 dry adult skulls to compare the digital photographs methodology with the conventional one.
Anthropometrical, physical performance and training characteristics of young skiers by age and sex are presented in Table 1.
Prediction model of one repetition maximum (1RM) based on anthropometrical characteristics on male and female.
Prior to the prescription of exercise and treatments (1 wk before), the subjects was evaluated in the laboratory to obtain resting physiological and anthropometrical measures.
1] Several studies have investigated the influence of anthropometrical parameters such as body height, body mass, skeletal mass, and body mass index (BMI) to the BMC and BMD.