A portable knemometer: a technique for assessment of short-term growth.

@article{Davies1996APK,
  title={A portable knemometer: a technique for assessment of short-term growth.},
  author={Helena A Davies and Melinda Pickering and Jerry K. H. Wales},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={149-57}
}
Knemometry is the technique of choice for short-term growth studies, as it is the only anthropometric technique available that allows sufficiently accurate measurement of the lower leg (in anatomical terms, the leg) to enable changes in leg length to be detected over as short an interval as a week or less. The portable knemometer, like the Valk knemometer, essentially consists of two main parts: a rigid metal frame holding the footplate, measuring ruler and plateau and a moveable chair that… CONTINUE READING

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