Anthropometrica: A Textbook of Body Measurement for Sports and Health Courses

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Kevin Norton, Tim Olds
UNSW Press, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 413 pages
A core textbook for sports science and human movement courses. Describes measurement techniques, and covers the interpretation and analysis of data and the applications of anthropometry in ergonomics, psychology, nutrition, physiology, exercise, and sports. Also outlines the Australian model of accreditation in anthropometry. A disk is available with software for simulations and tests against a large Australian anthropometric database. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

Contents

Introduction
27
The anthropometric profile
33
5
53
Tools for analysis
72
References
73
Calculation of TEM and ICC with three measurements per subject
88
26
97
Similarity Systems in Anthropometry
121
Threecompartment models
216
Applications for Anthropometry
233
Body image and behaviour
250
Workplace design
274
Anthropometry and Sports Performance
287
Proportionality body shape and performance
303
Evolution of human body size
335
Summary
352

Reference
136
Somatotyping
147
Chapter 2
162
Chapter 7
164
Kevin Norton
171
Anthropometric Estimation of Body
172
Application of prediction equations
184
Monitoring skinfolds and other body composition indices
186
References
195
Chapter 8
199
Chapter 12
362
Peter Abernethy Tim Olds Barbara Eden Michelle Neill and Linda Baines
366
a multistep profiling system
381
References
388
Accreditation in Anthropometry
395
Introduction
396
requirements and rationale
403
Guidelines for determining TEMS
409
378
414
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