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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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Basketball Handball Soccer X [+ or -] SD X [+ or -] SD X [+ or -] SD Endomorphic 2.8 0.9 3.3 1.2 2.4 0.7 Mesomorphic 4.7 1.2 6.0 1.4 5.4 1.0 Ectomorphic 3.0 1.0 2.0 0.9 2.4 0.7
(2010a, b) associated and correlated the best personal execution times of running tests with the endomorphic component between males and females and found better performances in athletes with a lower endomorphism and, consequently, lower body fat, as observed in Table II of our study, where males show significantly lower body fat values than females and lower adipose components such as endomorphy and 6 [pounds sterling] skinfolds, which may influence the sports performance of females.
Mesomorph endomorph somatotype at 90 [degrees]/sec left knee flexion muscle strength, mesomorphic endomorph somatotype at 120 [degrees]/sec left knee flexion muscle strength and endomorphic mesomorph somatotype at 150 [degrees]/sec left knee flexion muscle strength were found to reach highest scores.
While an endomorphic somato-type component explained the fatness and roundness of the body, the results of higher ankle-injury prevalence of those ballet dancers who have higher endomorphic component were therefore expected.
With respect to the endomorphic and mezomorphic components of the tested persons in the experimental group, we can say that these same persons positively surpass some of the Bulgarian sportswomen in various sports events - swimming, sports and art gymnastics, skiing (running) and others.
He suggested that female's physiques are much more endomorphics than that of males.
For example, Kolbe and Albanese (1996) reported that less than 10% of men appearing in solo advertisements in six male-oriented magazines possessed either endomorphic (i.e., fat) or ectomorphic (i.e., thin) bodies.
(1977) who concluded that the pollen of Mutisioideae is diverse at the exo- and endomorphic levels.
These nine images ranged from ectomophorhic (thin) to endomorphic (large/fat).
In the third part of our series looking at different body types we conclude with the endomorphic:
The exhibition, housed in the gallery's project room, comprised thirty-six modestly sized collages and sculptures dated from 1962 to 1994, most depicting Hansen's favorite motif, a stylized and refreshingly endomorphic female figure he called Venus.
In addition, endomorphic and ectomorphic body types, which are common among dependant individuals, contribute to low energy thresholds and a lack of vigor, eliciting heightened concern and care from caretakers.