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endomorph

[′en·də‚mȯrf]
(psychology)
A somatotype suggested by W.H. Sheldon to describe a person with a rounded physique; associated with viscerotonia.
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The independent variables (central category, endomorph category, mesomorph category, and ectomorph category) were assessed to determine if these variables were predictors of functional movement score.
Endomorph body types, regardless of gender, have significantly higher compliance when compared to both ectomorph and mesomorph body types.
It was hypothesized that there would be no difference in the rejection rate of the endomorph from Lerner and Gellert (1969) and the rejection rate by participants in the current study and no difference in the negative attributions, determined by adjective assignment, between Brylinsky and Moore and the current study.
The good news is that endomorph women who are in shape, such as J-Lo and Sophia Loren, are often thought of as voluptuous and sensual.
No evidence for the presence of health problems in majority of female and male adolescents with respect to their body types was found although some of the endomorph females (13%) had menstrual irregularities that could account for their obesity.
Therefore, of the original thirty volunteers, only twelve matched the criteria for extreme endomorph, mesomorph, and ectomorph, and completed the full research project.
In discussing the three body types today known as Endomorph, Mesomorph, and Ectomorph, Kretschmer (1970) utilized cycloid and schizoid to refer to what his translators would later call temperament.
When you look back at pictures of her before she lost weight she's obviously an endomorph," says Simon, who is also Geri Halliwell's trainer.
Even if you remain a bit of an endomorph (more round than thin) exercise can help you avoid many of the health problems associated with being overweight.
While estimating that 34 million people in the United States are more than 20 percent over their ideal weight, the panel bemoaned the lack of a good standard weight table that takes into consideration age, build and whether a 6-foot-tall 220-pounder happens to be a muscular football player or an idle endomorph.