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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When individual movement patterns were assessed more closely only one weak correlation was found between endomorphy rating and deep squat score (r= -0.
Correlation between Endomorphy rating and composite FMS score (r=-0.
Particularly, endomorphy and ectomorphy decreased, while mesomorphy increased in order to attain the adult soccer somatotype (3-4.
Somatotype components changed across adolescence too; endomorphy and ectomorphy decreased, while mesomorphy increased.
Somatotype Measurements Under the light of the data, endomorphy, mesomorphy and ectomorphy components of the sportsmen were calculated with the help of the Heath Carter regression equitation.
If HWR< 38,25 then Ectomorphy = HWR * 01 Somatoplot coordinates whose somatocards are formed with the endomorphy, mesomorphy and ectomorphy calculated are calculated with equitation of X = Ectomorphy--Endomorphy, Y = 2 (Mesomorphy)--(Endomorphy + Ectomorphy).
Malik, 2002) in another system the classification of body types into three basic types: endomorphy (roundness), mesomorphy (muscularity), and ectomorphy (linearity).