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Research Article

Anthropometry of Iranian Guidance School Students with Different Ethnicities: A Comparative Study

Table 1

Definition of anthropometric data.

Anthropometric dimensionsDefinition

() Weight Body weight
() Body heightVertical distance from the floor to the vertex (i.e., the crown of the head)
() Eye height (standing)Vertical distance from the standing surface to the inner canthus of the eye
() Shoulder height (standing)Vertical distance from the standing surface to the shoulder
() Elbow height (standing)Vertical distance from the standing surface to the underside of the elbow
() Arm length Difference between shoulder height and elbow height
() Forearm length Distance between acromion and tip of the middle finger
() Forearm-forearm distance Maximum distance between two forearms
() Elbow-elbow distance Distance between two acromions in standard sitting position
() Shoulder width Maximum shoulder width in standing position
() Buttock width Maximum buttock width in sitting position
() One-thigh thicknessMaximum thickness of the thigh
() Two-thigh thickness Maximum two-thigh thickness when right thigh rests over left thigh
(4) Popliteal height (sitting)Vertical distance from the floor to the popliteal angle at the underside of the knee where the tendon of the biceps femoris muscle is inserted into the lower leg
() Knee height (sitting) Vertical distance from the floor to the upper surface of the knee in sitting position
() Sitting height Vertical distance from the sitting surface to the vertex
() Eye height (sitting) Vertical distance from the sitting surface to the inner canthus of the eye
() Elbow height (sitting)Vertical distance from the seat surface to the underside of the elbow
() Abdominal depth Maximum horizontal distance from the vertical reference surface to abdominal front in sitting position
() Chest depthMaximum horizontal distance from the vertical reference plane to the front of the chest in men or breast in women
() Buttock-knee lengthHorizontal distance from the back of the uncompressed buttocks to the front of the kneecap
() Buttock-popliteal length Horizontal distance from the back uncompressed buttocks to the popliteal angle, at the back of the knee, where the back of the lower legs meets the underside of the thigh