Kinanthropometry X

Proceedings of the 10th International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry Conference, Held in Conjunction with the 13th Commonwealth International Sport Conference

Edited by Mike Marfell-Jones, Tim Olds

© 2007 – Routledge

264 pages

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About the Book

This book provides an up-to-date review of research and scientific knowledge in the field of kinanthropometry. This subject area is defined as the relationship between human structure and function and is exemplified in studies of growth and development, ergonomics, nutrition, human performance and health, among other applications.

This edited collection includes the latest findings in kinanthropometric research and topics include body composition, athlete morphology and performance prediction, 3-dimensional analysis, body sizing, sexual dimorphism, virtual anthropometry, somatotype, bone density, body image and anthropometric pedagogy.

Kinanthropometry X offers essential reading for students, academics and researchers in exercise science, kinanthropometry, physical education and human sciences.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Standards Australia Sizing System: Quantifying the Mismatch 2. Influence of Maturation on Morphology Food Ingestion and Motor Performance Variability of Lisbon Children Aged Between 7 to 8 Years 3. Sexual Dimoorphism in World-Class African Male and Female Long Distance Runners 4. Body Composition in Competitive Female Sports 5 . Body Composition Changes in Professional Soccer Players in the Off-Season 6. Anthropometric and Physiological Characteristics of Elite Female Water Polo Players 7. The Relationship Between Strength Power flexibility Anthropometry and Technique and 2000 m and 5000 m Rowing Ergometer Performance 8. Direct-Depth Measurement of Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue 9. Towards a Generalised Anthropometric Language 10. Virtual Anthropometry 11. Sexual Dimorphism in Elite South African Crawl Stroke Swimmers 12. An Examination of the Anthropometic and Performance-Related Variable Difference Between Playing Levels in Rugby Union 13. Physique Relationships in Body Dissatisfaction 14. An Anthropometric Method of Measuring Standing Posture with 3D Analysis 15. A Comparison of the Accuracy of the Vitus Smart and Hamamatsu Body Line 3D Whole-Body Scanners 16. Revising Sizing Modifying Clothing Templates to Match the 3D Shape of Real Women 17. Pedagogic Approaches to Teaching Anthropometry

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI009000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biophysics
SCI036000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
SPO000000
SPORTS & RECREATION / General