• article{8622899, abstract = {BACKGROUND: Height and body mass index (BMI) are associated with higher ovarian cancer risk in the general population, but whether such associations exist among BRCA1/2 mutation carriers is unknown. (ugent.be)
  • The work presented in this thesis investigates standing body height and the common disease type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). (diva-portal.org)
  • We propose the novel Immunity Priority Hypothesis that explains the lack of relationship between adult body stature and ISF. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • The largest study to date of body sizes over millions of years finds a "pulse and stasis" pattern to hominin evolution, with surges of growth in stature and bulk occurring at different times. (cam.ac.uk)
  • A wide-ranging new study of fossils spanning over four million years suggests that stature and body mass advanced at different speeds during the evolution of hominins - the ancestral lineage of which Homo sapiens alone still exist. (cam.ac.uk)
  • Stature then separated from heft with a height increase alone of 10cm between 1.4-1.6m years ago, shortly after the emergence of Homo erectus. (cam.ac.uk)
  • This study sought to present evidence that short stature is a hemodynamic liability, which could explain in part the inverse relation between body height and cardiovascular risk. (onlinejacc.org)
  • Human height or stature is the distance from the bottom of the feet to the top of the head in a human body, standing erect. (wikipedia.org)
  • The body of a woman who had been stabbed was found early Sunday in an industrial section of Boyle Heights, Los Angeles police said. (latimes.com)
  • I was wondering if it is possible to calculate the sitting height of a person that is 262.13 cms Tall, (when they are sitting down on the ground). (convert-me.com)
  • The higher surface-to-volume ratio of a tall, slender body would be an advantage when stalking animals for hours in the dry heat, as a larger skin area increases the capacity for the evaporation of sweat. (cam.ac.uk)
  • The relationship between their height and number of sex partners revealed no revelations other than very short women reported fewer sex partners compared with tall women. (phys.org)
  • If this is a figure-flattery priority for you, measure a pair of tall boots that fits you well to find out the shaft height. (alreadypretty.com)
  • I realize that many of you cannot even find tall boots that will properly fit your calves, so nit-picking about shaft height may seem unimportant. (alreadypretty.com)
  • A child's height based on parental heights is subject to regression toward the mean, therefore extremely tall or short parents will likely have correspondingly taller or shorter offspring, but their offspring will also likely be closer to average height than the parents themselves. (wikipedia.org)
  • In manual typesetting, the body height or the font (or point) size is defined by the height of the lead cuboid (metal sort) on which the actual font face is moulded. (wikipedia.org)
  • Published today in the journal Royal Society: Open Science , the research also shows that, rather than steadily increasing in size, hominin bodies evolved in "pulse and stasis" fluctuations, with some lineages even shrinking. (cam.ac.uk)
  • Before this event, height and weight in hominin species appeared to evolve roughly "in concert", say the authors of this first study to jointly analyse both aspects of body size over millions of years. (cam.ac.uk)
  • The study found body size to be highly variable during earlier hominin history, with a range of differently shaped species: from broad, gorilla-like Paranthropus to the more wiry or 'gracile' Australopithecus afarensis . (cam.ac.uk)
  • Recently discovered remains suggest these species swam against the tide of increasing body size through time. (cam.ac.uk)
  • Body fat can be measured by various methods like measuring the fat under the skin using skin calipers, ultrasound and infrared devices, bioelectric impedance analysis and measuring the density and size of the whole body. (diethealthclub.com)
  • I was using a rough guess for body fat using things like weight, height, frame type, waist size, etc. (dietitian.com)
  • Check a height and weight chart if you have a small or large frame size. (azcentral.com)
  • The key to weight loss tracking however, is to use the information revealed to quickly make adjustments to any fluctuations in weight body size. (asgjesikurdielli.info)
  • Weight: 188 lbs Bodyfat: 10% Waist: 32″ Notice the massive drop in waist size despite a smaller drop in body fat demonstrating how I store my fat. (asgjesikurdielli.info)
  • As much as we would love to gush at all her accomplishments, it's time to check out everything from Hayden Panettiere's height to her shoe size. (heightline.com)
  • But there's also the pressure to be a good role model for women and have a normal, healthy body but I love being my height and size, and representing a normal girl and a different body type. (heightline.com)
  • " Human Body Size and the Laws of Scaling" is the only book to systematically evaluate the various advantages and disadvantages of increasing human height. (humanbodysize.com)
  • The evolutionary aspects of body size and its survival costs are also reviewed. (humanbodysize.com)
  • Methods: Youth ages 15-25 were recruited from primary care urban hospital clinical where a trained clinical assistant measured the participant's height and weight. (omicsonline.org)
  • Previous validation studies that examine the accuracy of self-reported height and weight have applied several different methods. (biomedcentral.com)
  • METHODS: We applied a Mendelian randomisation approach to examine height/BMI with ovarian cancer risk using the Consortium of Investigators for the Modifiers of BRCA1/2 (CIMBA) data set, comprising 14,676 BRCA1 and 7912 BRCA2 mutation carriers, with 2923 ovarian cancer cases. (ugent.be)
  • METHODS: We used Mendelian randomization approaches to evaluate the association of height and BMI on breast cancer risk, using data from the Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/2 with 14 676 BRCA1 and 7912 BRCA2 mutation carriers, including 11 451 cases of breast cancer. (edu.au)
  • Extracellular water (ECW) volume (as a percentage of total body water, TBW) and fat-free mass (FFM) were predicted by both the STA and a compartmental model, and compared according to correlation and limits of agreement analysis, with the equivalent data obtained by independent reference methods of measurement (TBW measured by D(2)O dilution, and FFM measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry). (ox.ac.uk)
  • Both FFM and ECW (as a percentage of TBW) are well predicted by the STA on a population basis, but the magnitude of the limits of agreement with reference methods may preclude its usefulness for predicting body composition in an individual. (ox.ac.uk)
  • Navy body fat formula advice on how to reduce body fat , boy fat categorization, information on precise methods for measuring the percentage of body fat tissue like DEXA ( Dual. (asgjesikurdielli.info)
  • Validity of self-reported height and weight has not been adequately evaluated in diverse adolescent populations. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Research on the validity of self-reported weight, height, and BMI have been performed primarily on Western populations in developed countries. (biomedcentral.com)
  • When populations share genetic background and environmental factors, average height is frequently characteristic within the group. (wikipedia.org)
  • Average height is relevant to the measurement of the health and wellness (standard of living and quality of life) of populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Attributed as a significant reason for the trend of increasing height in parts of Europe are the egalitarian populations where proper medical care and adequate nutrition are relatively equally distributed. (wikipedia.org)
  • A suggestive association of the ESR1 gene with height was found and confirmed as significant in males from the PIVUS population cohort. (diva-portal.org)
  • Similarly to boys, the highest values of the correlation coefficient for girls were observed between body height and the following trials: medicine ball backward throw (r = 0.46) and medicine ball forward throw (r = 0.57) (Table 3). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Previous studies report overall good correlation between measured and self-reported height and weight . (omicsonline.org)
  • Pearson correlation between measured and self-reported values was 0.912 for weight, 0.935 for height and 0.809 for BMI. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Men over 25% and women over 32% body fat there is a dramatic correlation with illness and disease What are the two body fat distribution patterns, who usually has them, and what do they mean in terms of risk? (coursehero.com)
  • The correlation coefficients between height and alternative measures as well as correlations between the heights estimated by alternative measures were higher in children with CP than in healthy children. (sciencedomain.org)
  • In the literature, body scans showed good feasibility, reliability, and validity, while also demonstrating a good correlation with health parameters linked to the metabolic syndrome. (peerj.com)
  • The woman's body was discovered near Fourth and St. Louis Streets according to Officer Sara Faden of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Office. (egpnews.com)
  • Although indirect, this evidence supports a physiologic hypothesis for the body height-cardiovascular risk association. (onlinejacc.org)
  • We used linear and logistic regression to assess associations of daily servings of milk intake at age 4 years with z-scores of body mass index (BMI), height and weight-for-height at 4 and 5 years, adjusted for sex, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status and type of milk consumed. (bmj.com)
  • Body (typography) En Em X-height Small caps Human height TypeIndex.org - The International Type Index Archived October 20, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Body height is the most conspicuous morphological human trait and has important ecological and social consequences. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • With advances in computer performance, the use of high-resolution voxel models of the entire human body has become more frequent in numerical dosimetries of electromagnetic waves. (nih.gov)
  • Analysis of Human Body Composition Data as Related to Height and Age. (dtic.mil)
  • This doesn't change until human bodies diversify again in just the last few thousand years. (phys.org)
  • Finemapping of a QTL for body height on the human X chromosome in a Finnish twin cohort. (diva-portal.org)
  • The method permits the simultaneous determination of human body surface area as previously described. (dtic.mil)
  • The development of human height can serve as an indicator of two key welfare components, namely nutritional quality and health. (wikipedia.org)
  • This might be related to the pleiotropic effects of the genes responsible for height and/or for higher immune quality. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • The aim of studies III-V was to identify genes affecting normal variation in standing body height. (diva-portal.org)
  • This region contains the GPC3 and PHF6 genes that have known connections to syndromes were standing body height is affected. (diva-portal.org)
  • Exceptional height variation (around 20% deviation from average) within such a population is sometimes due to gigantism or dwarfism, which are medical conditions caused by specific genes or endocrine abnormalities. (wikipedia.org)
  • From then onwards, average body height and weight stays more or less the same in the hominin lineage, leading ultimately to ourselves," says Will. (cam.ac.uk)
  • Note there is a discontinuity in the growth curves at age 2, which reflects the difference in recumbent length (with the child on his or her back), used in measuring infants and toddlers and standing height typically measured from age 2 onwards. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2014). Shorter men live longer: association of height with longevity and FOXO3 genotype in American men of Japanese ancestry. (humanbodysize.com)
  • Most accurate- skin folds, hydrostatic weighing, Bod Pod, DXA (most accurate) What % of body fat is risky for men and women? (coursehero.com)
  • Weight Height body balance Technical parameters:Max.weighing:140-200kgScale division(d):100gHeight range to be measured:70-190cmMin.value of height per division:0.5cmSize of packing. (resto-medical.com)
  • Weighing yourself your weight , although useful in fore going to Basic Combat Training height will be measured by the Army' s standards. (asgjesikurdielli.info)
  • Some of the findings about the links between sexual history, height, and body mass were surprising and did not fall neatly in line with evolutionary or sociocultural theories. (phys.org)
  • The findings support the existing evidence regarding a positive association of height, general and abdominal body fatness and CRC risk. (whiterose.ac.uk)
  • The smallest standard deviation from regression, 7·5%, was obtained when total body potassium was correlated with height, weight, and age. (bmj.com)