stadiometer


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sta·di·om·e·ter

(stā'dē-om'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument to measure height both standing and sitting.
[L. stadium, fr. G. stadion, a fixed length, + G. metron, measure]

stadiometer

(stā″dē-ŏm′ă-tĕr) [Gr. stadium + ″]
A device used to measure body height, esp. of children.
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Stature (height) was measured by using a stadiometer (Holtain Ltd.
The SH was obtained adapting a removable box (60 cm) to the stadiometer, where the child was sat with the trunk erect and the head in the Frankfurt plane.
Each fieldworker was equipped with a portable electronic scale and a standard weight for calibration purposes (Precision Health Scale, model UC-321, A&D Company, Japan; maximum capacity 150 kg) as well as a stadiometer for carrying out the measurements.
Body mass and height were measured using a scale (Ohaus Champ II Model CH 150 R11, Ohaus Corporation, Florhan Park, NJ) and standardized wall mounted stadiometer (Seca 202 Wall Mounted Stadiometer, 40 Barn Street, B5 5QB Birmingham, United Kingdom), and Body Mass Index (BMI) was calculated (Pescatello et al.
0 kg in standard form, and with minimal clothing, height of the subjects were measured by using of stadiometer with accuracy of 1.
Height and weight were recorded by using a standard stadiometer and weighing scale in the Physiology laboratory.
Weight and height were measured with a stadiometer, with the children's shoes off.
Maximum height was measured using a Charder HM200PW stadiometer to the nearest 0.
1 cm using a stadiometer (model 31, Filizola) after a voluntary deep inspiration.