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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

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

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]
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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.
Deneb/ERGO human-factors analysis software, from Deneb, in Auburn Hills, Mich., provides 5th-, 50th-, and 95th-percentile anthropometrically accurate male and female models that move realistically.
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.
These patients were compared with 50 apparently healthy males, age and anthropometrically matched.
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 = .22 (p = .05).
In this study, we assessed the taste threshold for different taste modality in Type 2 diabetic subjects is compared with anthropometrically matched controls Tables 2-6.
The final design is completed by placing the panel layout within the framework of the anthropometrically constructed console panel workstation.
The primary aim of this proposed study was to investigate the sensory-motor coordination and working memory of a group of newly diagnosed hypothyroid males and to compare their performance to a group of age, education, and anthropometrically matched euthyroid males.
The coagulation profile and neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio will be determined among pre-eclampsia and eclampsia patients, who are admitted to the maternity ward and labor room of the Obstetrics and Gynecology department and in the control groups, having age and anthropometrically matched apparently healthy pregnant women.
The two-tailed independent t-test for equality of means reveals that both groups are age and anthropometrically matched since P > 0.005 for each parameter (Table 1).
Materials and Methods: Anthropometrically matched 50 V and 50 NV males in the age group 17-19 were recruited for the study.