endomorph

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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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Post hoc testing as displayed in Table 3 showed that endomorphs were significantly different than both the mesomorphs and ectomorphs, while there was no significant difference observed between the ectomorph and mesomorph groups.
The good news is that endomorph women who are in shape, such as J-Lo and Sophia Loren, are often thought of as voluptuous and sensual.
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.
For endomorphs, only one half-point over the other two somatotypes was required.
When you look back at pictures of her before she lost weight she's obviously an endomorph," says Simon, who is also Geri Halliwell's trainer.
Rob Harris from Fitness First health club, Bromborough, says: ``It is generally accepted that there are three body types, known as ectomorphs, mesomorphs and endomorphs.
Geri Halliwell and Sophie Dahl are examples of stars who've cheated genetics to change from soft, round endomorphs to lean, athletic mesomorphs.
Endomorphs are curvy and short and often have a genetic predisposition to obesity, diabetes and heart problems.
Components Categories Endomorph Mesomorph Ectomorph Child (n = 4) 2.