sitting height

sitting height

[′sid·iŋ ‚hīt]
(anthropology)
A measure of the vertical distance (taken along the back) from the table surface to the crest of the head as the subject sits erectly on the table, knees pressed against the table edge and head in the eye-ear horizontal plane.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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All children require monitoring of their height, weight, and sitting height semi-annually, (13) in order to detect any decline in growth velocity and also any derangement in BMI to establish an appropriate protocol for investigation and management.
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Stature (St) and sitting height (SH) were measured to the nearest 0.1 cm with a portable stadiometer (Harpenden stadiometer, model 98.603, Holtain Ltd, Crosswell, UK).
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Similarly, sitting height is on average 2.03 cm, sitting elbow height is on average 0.20 cm, knee height is on average 0.11 cm, buttock knee length is on average 0.03 cm, elbow to elbow breadth is on average 0.07 cm, sitting shoulder height is on average 0.14 cm, sitting lowest rib bone height is on average 1.07 cm, sitting upper hip bone height is on average 0.14 cm, forearm fingertip length is on average 0.45 cm, buttock popliteal length is on average 1.88 cm, and stature is on average 12.97 cm greater for boys than for girls.
She then stacked those sections three high for a comfortable sitting height.
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A 46 cm wooden box and a meter scale chart were pasted on the wall to measure the sitting height of the batsman.