Tovee, M. J. (2012) Anthropometry. In: Encyclopaedia of body image and human appearance. Academic Press, pp. 23-29. ISBN 9780123849250

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There are a large number of anthropometric measures that can be taken from the human body. This chapter concentrates on the more widely used measures and considers what the physical they are really trying to measure and how they do it. The chapter includes a detailed discussion of measurements of body and body fat distribution, as well as discussing measurements of the relative proportions of the body and fluctuating asymmetry.

Keywords:Anthropometry, Body Mass Index, Body Fat, Subcutaneous Fat, Visceral Fat, Waist-to-Hip Ratio, Skinfold Thickness, Waist Circumference, Volume Height Index, Leg-Torso Ratio, Fluctuating Asymmetry.
Subjects:C Biological Sciences > C800 Psychology
C Biological Sciences > C830 Experimental Psychology
C Biological Sciences > C841 Health Psychology
C Biological Sciences > C840 Clinical Psychology
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Psychology
ID Code:28071
Deposited On:07 Aug 2017 13:54

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