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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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However, such additions are unlikely to be useful for general vehicle design because the intended user population is anthropometrically diverse and, hence, cannot usefully be described by more than a few variables.
provides 5th-, 50th-, and 95th-percentile anthropometrically accurate male and female models that move realistically.
Tecnomatix's ROBCAD/Man, which also has anthropometrically accurate biomechanical human models, enables engineers to design, optimize, and program 3-D virtual work cells and assembly lines in which humans and robots work together in the course of material handling, manufacturing, and assembly operations.
Study group included 44 patients with diagnosed coronary artery disease, including those with angina pectoris, unstable angina, and acute myocardial infarction, who were examined anthropometrically.
Study group included 44 patients diagnosed with coronary artery disease, including those with angina pectoris, unstable angina, and acute myocardial infarction, who were examined anthropometrically.
The children were assessed clinically as well as anthropometrically as per the guidelines of World Health Organization [5] and were weighed on a Salter scale with a precision of 100g.
Stature accounts for most of the anthropometrically related variability in driving posture, and gender differences appear to be explained by body size variation.
Twenty age and anthropometrically matched males attending the OPD for master health checkup, satisfying the inclusion and exclusion criteria were recruited as controls.
When relating the measured mean wrist ulnar deviation to an anthropometrically predicted wrist ulnar deviation (calculated from the geometry of the width of the shoulders and the length of the forearms), the level of association was r = .
The final design is completed by placing the panel layout within the framework of the anthropometrically constructed console panel workstation.
This panel is anthropometrically correct and optimally designed.