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Embodying Normalcy : Anthropometry and the Long Arm of

  title={Embodying Normalcy : Anthropometry and the Long Arm of},
  author={William H. Sheldon's and Somatotyping},
  • William H. Sheldon's, Somatotyping
  • Published 2002
ATEGORIZATIONS OF THE KIND OF BODY we have can prove to be fateful. They have an enormous influence on how we live our lives, and the value that has been loaded onto corporeal distinctions such as height, weight and body shape or form has a very long history indeed. For most of this history, at least in the West, the outward aspects of bodies have entailed certain conclusions about the minds (and souls) within them. Indeed, the belief that one can read the character of another from their… Expand


Characteristics of type concepts with special reference to Sheldon's typology.
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Tanner , " Somatotypes and Medicine , " The Lancet Current Advances in the Study of Physique