forearm circumference

forearm circumference

[¦fȯr‚ärm sər′kəm·frəns]
(anthropology)
The measure of the circumference taken halfway between the elbow and the wrist.
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Forearm circumference was measured at the midpoint between olecranon process of ulna and styloid process of radius bones by flexible measuring tape.
There was no significant difference in mean BMI and forearm circumference between V and NV P > 0.
Anthropometric tape measure with 1mm sensitivity was used to measure the participants' biceps in flexion and extension together with the forearm circumference (Ikiz I.
No significant change was observed in the preliminary and final measurements of the experimental group's Weight, BMI, Forearm Circumference and Handgrip (p>0,05).
In never married men (Table 5) waist circumference, forearm circumference, subscapular skinfold thickness showed significant difference between sedentary subjects (No exercise) and the active groups (Irregular and Regular exercise).
Thigh, arm and forearm circumferences were taken at the midpoint of the thigh, arm and forearm respectively.
Abdominal skinfold thickness, mid arm circumference, maximum forearm circumference, and body mass index were significantly higher in diabetics than non-diabetics (P < 0.
1 cm; (v) Maximum forearm circumference (MFAC): MFAC is measured using a measuring tape to the nearest 0.
10] To calculate the body fat percentage the following anthropometric measurements including forearm circumference, wrist circumference, waist circumference, and hip circumference were measured with students standing erect with abdomen relaxed, arms at the side and feet together with the help of an inch tape in inches at the end of a normal expiration, without the tape compressing the skin to the nearest 0.
In addition, hand length, palm width, length, forearm length, forearm circumference and wrist circumference were significantly different between the groups.
Wrestlers in the present study exhibited linear relationships for age versus abdominal, biceps, and forearm circumferences, but quadratic relationships for age versus hip, thigh, and calf circumferences that plateaued at approximately 16 yrs of age (Figure 3).