Some secular changes in body height and proportion of Japanese medical students

Shiro Ohyama, Akira Hisanaga, Takeo Inamasu, Akiyo Yamamoto, Miyuki Hirata, Noburu Ishinishi

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Anthropometric dimensions of 738 medical students at Kyushu University in Japan were analyzed to determine secular changes of height and body proportions during a 20‐year period. Since 1961, means of standing height, leg length, and ratio of leg length to standing height have increased, although the rate of increase from 1971 to 1981 has been rather slow. On the contrary, the mean sitting height × 100/standing height has declined during this same period. Compared with data on the Japanese general population, the medical students were considerably taller, but the difference has decreased.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)179-183
ページ数5
ジャーナルAmerican Journal of Physical Anthropology
73
発行部数2
DOI
出版物ステータス出版済み - 1 1 1987

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Some secular changes in body height and proportion of Japanese medical students. / Ohyama, Shiro; Hisanaga, Akira; Inamasu, Takeo; Yamamoto, Akiyo; Hirata, Miyuki; Ishinishi, Noburu.

:: American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 巻 73, 番号 2, 01.01.1987, p. 179-183.

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Ohyama, Shiro ; Hisanaga, Akira ; Inamasu, Takeo ; Yamamoto, Akiyo ; Hirata, Miyuki ; Ishinishi, Noburu. / Some secular changes in body height and proportion of Japanese medical students. :: American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 1987 ; 巻 73, 番号 2. pp. 179-183.
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