ectomorphic


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ec·to·mor·phic

(ek'tō-mōrf'ik),
Relating to, or having the characteristics of, an ectomorph.

ec·to·mor·phic

(ek'tō-mōrf'ik)
Relating to, or having the characteristics of, an ectomorph.
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(2007) described the somatotype of young race track Malaysian athletes of both sexes, finding a meso-ectomorphic somatotype in males and a large ectomorphic component in females, which differs from our results.
Considering in detail, for instance, Mayo's ectomorphic pilot model in the loop, its effects on the most representative helicopter transfer functions are provided in Figures 9(a)-9(d).
The majority of respondents had ectomorphic body build and had higher V[O.sub.2max] than the control group.
This accuracy may have been a function of the ectomorphic to mesomorphic character of the participants.
Having in mind specific characteristics of the work in sewing processes (short time of performing the operations), future investigations will be based upon necessary dynamic anthropometry and operator's body constitution: endomorphic, mesomorphic and ectomorphic type.
(2006) showed that team handball players were more mesomorphic, more endomorphic, and less ectomorphic than both basketball and volleyball players.
The endomorphic, mesomorphic, and ectomorphic components of the somatotype were also calculated (Heath and Carter, 1967).
The current understanding of the etiology of body image disorders in boys and men is incomplete, restricted by limited research but Philpott and Shcppard (1998) supported the above mentioned view that the preference in society is toward mesomorphic males, and there is an aversion toward endomorphic (fat) and ectomorphic (thin) males.
Sprat is not to be envied or emulated, neither should her ectomorphic husband, for neither extreme is good -- in cooking or in life.The Skinny on FatFats and oils are essentially the same, the former usually referring to fats that typically exist in a solid state (butter, lard) while the latter are liquids (olive oil, canola).
For example, Kolbe and Albanese (1996) reported that less than 10% of men appearing in solo advertisements in six male-oriented magazines possessed either endomorphic (i.e., fat) or ectomorphic (i.e., thin) bodies.
(2-7) Today's youth are bombarded with images that idealize ultrathin, ectomorphic models that are often incongruent with growing adolescent bodies.