mesomorph


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mesomorph

[′mez·ə‚mȯrf]
(psychology)
A somatotype characterized by an athletic physique.
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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.
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.
In another piece, an explanation of Sheldon's (1940) 'Somotypes' is provided by means of the use of three male avatars with the physical attributes of Endomorph, Mesomorph and Ectomorph, who are introduced to the student audience by a female avatar who then goes on to explain which type, according to Sheldon, might be prone to commit crime.
Three of my cousins, Zipporah, the rebbetzin, that is, wife to a rabbi; Josefina, the Brazilian Bombshell, no more than age 30; and Abdi, the rabbi's son, a muscular mesomorph with the defect of a lisp.
In addition, Brylinsky and Moore (1994) found that there was a significantly more positive perception of the mesomorph than of the other two.
The present study builds on the above work by taking into account the utilitarian symbolism of the muscular mesomorph for school boys.
But Teddy was pressing his finger to his lips, and Dan turned to see the mesomorph staring petulantly back at him.
An endomorph or a fat person will go in exactly the opposite order while a mesomorph, who naturally has well- defined muscles and large bones, can have the liberty to start off with any rep scheme and alternate it every 6- 8 weeks.
Mark says most people fall into one of three body types and can be classed as a mesomorph, ectomorph or endomorph.
The mean weight of the mesomorph females was 52 kg with BMI of 20, which reflected the optimal weight.