ANTHROPOMETRY

Equipment

• Flexible, spring-loaded tape measure (e.g., a

Gulick tape)

Personnel

• One tester, one recorder

Procedure

1. Position the athlete in a relaxed anatomical position

for each measurement (unless otherwise

indicated for a particular measurement).

2. Measure the following sites (56); see figure

13.20:

• Chest—at nipple level in males and at maximum

circumference (above the breasts) in

females

• Right upper arm—at the point of maximal circumference

with the elbow fully extended,

palm up, and arm abducted to parallel with

the floor

• Right forearm—at the point of maximal circumference

with the elbow fully extended,

palm up, and arm abducted to parallel with

the floor

• Waist (abdomen)—at the level of the umbilicus

• Hips (buttocks)—at the maximal protrusion

of the buttocks with the heels together

• Right thigh—at the point of maximal circumference,

usually just below the buttocks

• Right calf—at the point of maximal circumference

between the knee and ankle

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