ectomorph

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ectomorph

[′ek·tə‚mȯrf]
(psychology)
A somatotype suggested by W.H. Sheldon to describe a person with a thin physique.
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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 analysed data in table 1 concluded that endomorphs and ectomorphs had moderate depression level i.
DASS sub-scores Ectomorphs Mesomorphs Endomorphs (n = 60) (n = 60) (n = 60) M (SD) M (SD) M (SD) Depression sub-score 16.
There are just three basic shapes - ectomorph, mesomorph and endomorph.
Supermodel Kate Moss is a perfect example of an ectomorph.
If your middle finger overlaps your thumb, then you are likely to be an ectomorph.
Best exercise for ectomorphs - The main challenge to ectomorphs is to gain strength, power and muscle in their body, according to Rob.
Audrey Hepburn, Kate Moss and Paula Yates are good examples of ectomorphs, while Clint Eastwood, Michael Barrymore and Jarvis Cocker are examples of male ectomorphs.
Ectomorphs should concentrate on endurance sports which require stamina building.