somatotyping


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somatotyping

 [so-mat″o-tīp´ing]
objective classification of individuals according to type of body build.
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Although research has been done investigating FMS scores and somatotyping regarding risk of injury or performance, no correlation between these two measures has been investigated.
An abstract of "Association between Obesity and Psychiatric Disorders in the US Adult Population Atlas of Men": A Guide for Somatotyping the Adult Male at All Ages.
His method, somatotyping, was a process of quantifying fat measurements at selected locations of a person's body.
They show how to apply biomechanics to such factors as absolute body size, somatotyping in sport, body composition, proportionality, posture, strength, power, speed, flexibility, balance and agility.