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Somatotype

Known as: Body Builds, Build, Body, Somatotypes 
Particular categories of body build, determined on the basis of certain physical characteristics. The three basic body types are ectomorph (thin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The nature of the deficit underlying age-related muscle wasting remains controversial. To test whether it could be due to a poor… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Part I. The Impoverishment of Humanity: 1. Resisting the dissolution of humanity 2. Modernity's man 3. Society's Being: humanity… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE: To study the relationship between body fat percentage and body mass index (BMI) in three different ethnic groups in… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The longitudinal growth of an individual child is a dynamic statement of the general health of that child. Measurements should be… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The requirements for soccer play are multifactorial and distinguishing characteristics of elite players can be investigated using… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE: To study the relationship between percent body fat and body mass index (BMI) in different ethnic groups and to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The consistency of physical attractiveness ratings across cultural groups was examined. In Study 1, recently arrived native Asian… Expand
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
fold thickness. A simple method of assessing quantitatively the fat content of the human body, which could be used not only in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
A new and improved somatotype method with universal application to both sexes, for all ages and which is reproducible, is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1953
Highly Cited
1953
The purpose of this paper is to describe and analyze the gross lesions found in the coronary arteries of United States soldiers… Expand
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