Anthropometric Tape Measure RSS
You can take either length or circumference measurements of the body with a tape measure to know what type of body you have. An anthropometric (body) tape measure should be used, since common sewing tapes are not standardized and can give wrong measurements.
Learn to measure mid upper arm circumference with the MUAC tape in infants from 6 - 59 months (26cm), children from 10 - 18 years (45cm) and adults and pregnant women (56cm).<br />It is based on UNICEF guidelines and marked with colors to easily identify the nutritional status of the patient
What is an Anthropometric Tape Measure? An anthropometric tape measure is a tape measure intended for body measurement, with blank space before the zero (6-8cm ideally), a thin, flexible steel blade, and 2m in length. Popular models are the Lufkin W606PM, AnthroFlex, and Cescorf.