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somatotype

[′sō·məd·ə‚tīp]
(psychology)
A basic body type; three primary components are ectomorph, mesomorph, and endomorph.
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It is likely then that somatotype would also serve as a structural constraint affecting the movement patterns of an individual.
Key Words: Rhythmic Gymnastics, Somatotype, Eating Behavior, Body Composition
Table 2: Somatotype of the Malaysian and Pakistani Cricketers
Each of the participants, while looking at the front-view illustrations representing ectomorph, mesomorph, and endomorph somatotypes, were asked, "Which one is __?
The ANOVA used was a 3x3x3 design using the three somatotypes, three breathing styles, and three kinds of measurement as the levels of the factors.
In the fifty years since Sheldon and Stevens (1942) conducted their somatotype research, the negative characteristics associated with the thin, or ectomorphic, body build have dwindled.
Absolute and relative body sizes, somatotypes and body compositions of elite swimmers are different from those of a normal untrained population (Ackland et al.
It was important to characterization somatotypes players different ways so that including the method Carter--Hath as this characterization contributes to the development signs correlation between the type of somatotype and configurations contribute to this characterization and development of motor skills and skill for juniors in ages (10-12) years in order to installed and development vital to the efficiency of a comprehensive fitness elements of public.
2002, The measurements of Some Anthropometric Characteristics and Determination of Somatotypes of Youth Turkish National Judo Team, Master Thesis, Saglik Bilimleri Enstitusu, Selcuk Universitesi, Konya
Recently, a study of 203 players, aged 14-19 y, showed somatotypes 2.
Estimating the average or peak power during a vertical jump allows insight beyond the given performance, which is especially useful when comparing individuals of different somatotypes.