Accuracy and reliability of a new sliding caliper.

  title={Accuracy and reliability of a new sliding caliper.},
  author={William M Cameron Chumlea},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={68 3},
There are several types of sliding calipers, but most are expensive and not capable of measuring large body dimensions such as arm length or knee height in older children and adults. A new sliding caliper from Mediform can accurately measure lengths from 0.0 to 80.0 cm. This caliper is slightly more accurate than a Holtain sliding caliper, and its cost is… CONTINUE READING