Reliability of anthropometric methods and replicate measurements.

  • Jonathan Himes
  • Published 1989 in American journal of physical anthropology


The Spearman-Brown Prophesy formula, derived from psychometrics, may be used in anthropometric studies to describe the relationship between the intraclass reliability coefficient for a single measurement and the reliability resulting from the mean of replicate measurements. This theory may be applied to determine expected reliabilities of anthropometric… (More)