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A Textbook of Body Measurement for Sports and Health Education (ANTHROPOMETRICA) Hardcover

A Textbook of Body Measurement for Sports and Health Education (ANTHROPOMETRICA) Hardcover

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Author: Kevin Norton and Tim Olds
ISBN 13:9788123913506
Year:2007
Subject:Medical Sciences

About the Book

ANTHROPOMETRICA is a core textbook of anthropometry human body measurement for sports science and human movement courses, with applications in ergonomics.psychology, nutrition, physiology and other health subjects. The techniques described are used in the Australian Sports Commission anthropometry accreditation courses. Trainers and fitness leaders in sports centres and gymnasia will also find it a practical and useful tool in assessing their clients. Profusely illustrated with high quality photographs and diagrams, and supported by tables and graphs of data with comprehensive bibliographies, Anthropometrica is a ground -breaking work which will help to establish standardisation of measurement and a basic anthropometric profile. As well as meticulously describing measurement techniques, it covers the interpretation and analysis of data and, just as importantly, the applications of anthropometry in psychology, ergonomics and health, as well as in exercise and sports.