Sexual dimorphism in foot length proportionate to stature

  title={Sexual dimorphism in foot length proportionate to stature},
  author={D. Fessler and K. Haley and Roshni D Lal},
  journal={Annals of Human Biology},
  pages={44 - 59}
  • D. Fessler, K. Haley, Roshni D Lal
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Human Biology
  • Background: The preponderance of existing results suggests that, relative to stature, women have smaller feet than men. However, several investigations indicate that the relationship between foot length and stature may be curvilinear, a pattern that, due to the dimorphic nature of stature, would mask the true direction of pedal sexual dimorphism in published results. Aim: The study aimed to determine whether proportionate foot length is sexually dimorphic and, if so, the nature of that… CONTINUE READING
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