wrist thickness

wrist thickness

[′rist ′thik·nəs]
(anthropology)
The measurement transverse to the wrist breadth.
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TABLE 1 Subject Anthropometry Stature Wrist Width Wrist Thickness Hand Length Subject Age (cm) (mm) (mm) (mm) Experienced Subjects BC 22.0 173.6 56.0 33.8 187.0 CB 20.0 183.1 52.0 33.0 192.0 DB 22.0 174.1 49.0 35.0 192.0 TS 18.0 180.5 62.0 40.0 155.0 Mean 20.5 177.8 54.8 36.7 181.5 SD 1.7 4.1 4.9 2.8 15.8 Inexperienced Subjects DN 21.0 179.0 51.0 31.0 188.0 EB 22.0 182.1 55.0 40.0 199.0 GM 26.0 197.3 64.0 39.0 213.0 JL 23.0 172.5 51.0 40.0 174.0 Mean 23.0 182.7 55.3 37.5 193.5 SD 1.9 9.1 5.3 3.8 14.3
The monitor measuring flexion/ extension was positioned at the approximate center of wrist thickness on the ulnar side slightly proximal to the styloid process, aligned with the ulnar aspect of the fifth metacarpal distally and the tip of the olecranon process proximally.