Kinanthropomentry IX: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry

Kinanthropomentry IX: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry

by Michael Marfell-Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415380537

ISBN-13: 9780415380539

Pub. Date: 08/01/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is an edited collection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the Ninth International Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry. Defined as the relationship between human body structure and function, kinanthropometry is an area of growing interest, and these proceedings will be of use to students, academics and professionals in the areas

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This is an edited collection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the Ninth International Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry. Defined as the relationship between human body structure and function, kinanthropometry is an area of growing interest, and these proceedings will be of use to students, academics and professionals in the areas of ergonomics, sports science, nutrition, health, and other allied fields. The assembled works represent the latest research findings across kinanthropometry, moving the discipline forward and promoting good practice and the exchange of expertise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415380539
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/2006
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1The use of 3D whole-body scanners in anthropometry1
2Comparative morphology of strongmen and bodybuilders15
3Built for success : homogeneity in elite athlete morphology29
4A kinanthropometric profile and morphological prediction functions of elite international male javelin throwers39
5Athletic morphology : approaches and limitations using dual X-ray absorptiometry and anthropometry53
6Monitoring exercise-induced fluid losses by segmental bioelectrical impedance analysis65
7Anthropometric measurements in Zambian children95
8Pubertal maturation, hormonal levels and body composition in elite gymnasts109
9Body composition before and after six weeks pre-season training in professional football players123
10Body image and body composition differences in Japanese and Australian males131
11The observed and perceived body image of female comrades marathon athletes145

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