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How to Take Measurements of the Human Skull

The different measurements of the shape and structure of the skull is called craniometry and is derived from anthropometry (measurement of the human body). A large bone anthropometer and a segmometer can be used in these measurements. Measurements of the Human Skull with Anthropometric Equipment ​ ​  # 71 Skull Length Place the arm of the large bone anthropometer on the upper orbital rim, sliding the second arm toward the most prominent back of the head. Read the measurement. # 78 Tragus saddlepoint to top of head Place the arm of the anthropometer in the tragus and slide the second...

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How to Take Body Measurements with an Anthropometric Tape Measure

You can take either length or circumference measurements of the body with a tape measure to know what type of body you have.  Equipment An anthropometric (body) tape measure should be used, since common sewing tapes are not standardized and can give wrong measurements. Learn more about Anthropometric Tape Measures. AnthroFlex Anthropometric Tape Measure Lufkin Anthropometric Tape Measure Cescorf Anthropometric Tape Measure   What are the parts of the body to measure with a tape measure? Head circumference (See article How to take Head circumference for babies) Arm Perimeter Chest Perimeter Waist circumference Hip circumference How to take Body Perimeters...

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What is a Goniometer and How to Use It
A goniometer is an instrument used in physiotherapy to make evaluations of the flexion of the joints of the body, measuring the angles. There are of different types, sizes and materials. How to use a goniometer in physical therapy

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The Durnin-Womersley formula is an equation to calculate body fat percentage, is ideal for the general population (ages 17-72), utilizes 4 skinfold sites, and considers gender. 

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The Jackson and Pollock 3 formula is used for calculating the percentage of body fat taking the test of 3 skinfold sites considering gender and age.  Is fairly accurate for the general population

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