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The study of human body measurement for use in anthropological classification and comparison.

an′thro·po·met′ric (-pə-mĕt′rĭk), an′thro·po·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
an′thro·po·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
an′thro·pom′e·trist n.
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Adj.1.anthropometric - of or relating to anthropometryanthropometric - of or relating to anthropometry  
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The present research investigates anthropometric characteristics, body composition and somatotype components of active Kosovo elite athletes of the sports: basketball, handball and football, and the obtained results are mutually compared.
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MySizeID proprietary algorithms utilize a smartphone's sensors combined with anthropometric data.
The neck circumference (NC) is a novel anthropometric indicator of the upper body subcutaneous fat distribution [1].
The study population consisted of all gastroscopies and anthropometric data performed in a single tertiary hospital.
Excessive fat concentration in the abdominal region is related to a higher incidence of metabolic alterations, particularly cardiovascular diseases (5), and anthropometric indicators of abdominal obesity can predict morbidity and mortality for these diseases (6,7).
[4] Anthropometric indices are simple, cost-effective, and very useful tools of measuring obesity.
It has been shown that elite Turkish (3) and Canadian wrestlers (5) have an anthropometric and physiological profile similar to elite wrestlers from other countries.
However, despite the fact that a large number of studies in adult population indicate VAI as more reliable marker of cardiometabolic risk than body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) (5-8), there are others that reject its superiority over simple anthropometric indices (9-13).
In order to evaluate the effect of the developed interventions, health conditions, food consumption and anthropometric profile of the women at the moment of entering the service and after participation in the interventions were investigated.