anthropometry

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measurement and study of the human body and its parts and capacities

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Most recently working at the University of Gloucestershire, Iga is a Level Two Anthropometrist with International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry.
One anthropometrist took all body composition measurements, which occurred during the initial dietary instruction session.
Registered Physiologist with the British Olympic Association since 1997; Accredited Anthropometrist ISAK, Level 3 Tutor since 1999 only one in the UK at present;
All measurements were done by a level 3 ISAK anthropometrist following the guidelines outlined by the International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK).
It is, perhaps, ironic that the extraordinarily detailed statistics gathered by Charles Roberts and his contemporaries, and the `laws of growth' that allowed British and American anthropometrists to fix children, for the first time, into their place in relation to an average height for their age and class, (32) also encouraged the scientific interest in the processes of development.