mesomorph

(redirected from mesomorphs)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

mesomorph

[′mez·ə‚mȯrf]
(psychology)
A somatotype characterized by an athletic physique.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Female mesomorphs should do light-to-moderate weight training no more than three times a week for muscle shaping and sculpting.
All of us fall into three basic body types- ectomorph, mesomorph and endomorph- and your body's blueprint is pretty much determined on the day you are born.
The average weight of the mesomorphs was 64 kg with BMI of 22 and mean weight of the endomorphs recorded was 82 kg with BMI of 27.
Athletic mesomorphs are naturally muscular which means they have a naturally higher metabolism and find it easy to stay thin.
STUDIES have shown mesomorphs are more prone to heart disease so both aerobic exercise for fitness and light toning exercises will benefit this body type.
The mesomorphs are chosen people" with "superior genetics.
For a particularly trenchant critique of Wilson and Herrnstein on crime, see Braithwaite, Review Essay: The Mesomorphs Strike Back, 20 Austrl.