Anthropometrica

Anthropometrica

by University of New South Wales, Tim Olds, University of New South Wales Press Staff
     
 

A core textbook of anthopometry - human body measurement - for sports science and human movement courses, with applications in ergonomics, psychology, nutrition, physiology and other health subjects.See more details below

Overview

A core textbook of anthopometry - human body measurement - for sports science and human movement courses, with applications in ergonomics, psychology, nutrition, physiology and other health subjects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780868402239
Publisher:
UNSW Press
Publication date:
02/01/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
Ch. 1Essential Anatomy for Anthropometrists3
Ch. 2Measurement Techniques in Anthropometry25
Ch. 3Anthropometry Measurement Error77
Ch. 4Calibrating Harpenden Skinfold Calipers97
Ch. 5Similarity Systems in Anthropometry121
Ch. 6Somatotyping147
Ch. 7Anthropometric Estimation of Body Fat171
Ch. 8Two, Three and Four-compartment Chemical Models of Body Composition Analysis199
Ch. 9The Psychology and Anthropometry of Body Image235
Ch. 10Ergonomics: Application of Anthropometry to Workplace Design259
Ch. 11Anthropometry and Sports Performance287
Ch. 12Anthropometry, Health and Body Composition365
Ch. 13Accreditation in Anthropometry: an Australian Model395
Index413

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