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

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Trained at Oxford when the discipline was in its infancy, he was by times a horse-and-buggy ethnographer, a linguist and anthropometrist, and in the days before radiocarbon dating, a self-described "scrounger in the earth.
Most recently working at the University of Gloucestershire, Iga is a Level Two Anthropometrist with International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry.
Skinfold measurements (triceps, thigh, suprailiac) were taken by a single anthropometrist using standard techniques (Kaminsky, Bonzheim, Garber, Glass, 2005) with the Harpenden skinfold caliper.
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;
Eugenics was first defined in 1883 by English anthropometrist Sir Francis Galton, Darwin's cousin, as the "science of improving the stock.
The height and weight of all members of the household were measured by an anthropometrist.