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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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Pre-schoolers/schoolers Junior (n= 28) Senior (n= 21) (n= 11) Endomorph 1.7 [1.4-2.0] * ** 2.7 [2.4-3.1] 2.9 [2.6-3.1] Mesomorph 3.3 [2.9-3.7] 35 [3.2-3.8] 3.4 [3.0-3.8] Ectomorph 4.2 [3.6-4.81 ** 33 [3.0-3.6] 3.0 [2.5-3.5] Results as shown as mean and confidence intervals (95 %).
Physiology professor Neil Spurway, of Glasgow University, said: "Endomorphs have more body fat than other types so they carry more weight.
Ruiz explains that ectomorphs stay lean despite their voracious appetite; endomorphs struggle to lose weight even if they don't eat much; and mesomorphs pack on muscle easily.
It was found that in male participants, mesomorph endomorph reached the highest score at left and right knee extension muscle strength at angular speeds of 90 [degrees]/sec, 120 [degrees]/sec, 150 [degrees]/sec, while balanced mesomorph somatotype reached the highest score at left and right knee flexion muscle strength at the same angular speeds.
In terms of somatotype values, wrestlers are thought to have a mesomorphic character (very high muscularity) as the study that having been with Olympic wrestlers had an average somatotype of 2.3 (endomorph), 6.4 (mesomorph) and 1.6 (ectomorph) (Horswill 1992).
The purpose of this study was to establish FMS composite scores for the four simplified somatotype categories (normal, endomorph, mesomorph, and ectomorph), as well as to determine the predictive ability of somatotype category and FMS score.
Table 2 shows no significant difference in the somatotype values of height-weight ratio, endomorph, mesomorph, ectomorph, and in the hand grip and back strength.
A person who is an ectomorph would be more likely to be able to use a smaller RED proportion and an endomorph would use a larger RED proportion.
PEOPLE WHO ARE HEAVIER AND CARRY MORE FAT (ENDOMORPH)