sitting height

sitting height

[′sid·iŋ ‚hīt]
(anthropology)
A measure of the vertical distance (taken along the back) from the table surface to the crest of the head as the subject sits erectly on the table, knees pressed against the table edge and head in the eye-ear horizontal plane.
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Sitting height was measured from the vertex of the head to the seated buttocks.
A 46 cm wooden box and a meter scale chart were pasted on the wall to measure the sitting height of the batsman.
The desk surface may present some issues as it is a fixed height so the user may need to lift sitting height so that the elbows are parallel to desk height.
In our case, postoperatively the body height of the patient increased by 8 cm and sitting height of the patient increased by 5 cm, which is higher than the study conducted by spencer et al.
In practice, sitting height (SH) used to represent trunk length and leg length was estimated by subtracting SH from total height.
Anthropometric evaluations revealed that he had a standing height of 76cm, sitting height 60cm, arm-span 84cm, head circumference 50cm, neck circumference 28cm, chest circumference 70cm, arm length 36cm, leg length 20cm, and feet were 11cm.
The technical margin of measurement error was less than 2% for weight, height, and sitting height (or trunk length).
mdr] side of the akromion to the middle of a clenched fist) Sitting height to vertex [h.
32,34) Another single study utilized leg length and sitting height measurements for the purpose of assessing physical maturity.