• sexes
  • Other than size, sexes are similar in appearance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Studies also showed that by eliminating the sex differences that occur with the accumulation of adipose tissue by expressing metabolic rate per unit of "fat-free" or lean body mass, the values between sexes for basal metabolism are essentially the same. (wikipedia.org)
  • one's
  • Health at Every Size (HAES) is a website and a social movement whose purpose is to encourage bodily acceptance and self confidence with one's body, often by the rejection of weight loss. (wikipedia.org)
  • naturally
  • They contend that some people are naturally a larger body type, and that in some cases losing a large amount of weight could in fact be extremely unhealthy for some. (wikipedia.org)
  • tail
  • A generalized plot showing trends in the lateral displacement relative to the body midline axis (normalized to the maximum value at the tail tip) as a function of position along the body (redrawn from Donley et al . (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • 2 ]). Thunniform swimmers (tuna and lamnid) isolate body movement to the tail region whereas non-thunniforms have higher displacements in mid-body. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • Their head is usually lighter than the rest of their body, while the tail and legs are darker. (wikipedia.org)
  • Total length ranges from 1.5 to 2.2 feet (0.5-0.7 m), with tail length of 5.4 to 6.4 inches (135-160 mm), Adult weight ranges from 1.1 to 3.1 pounds (0.5-1.4 kg) and varies by age and location. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is a positive correlation between the chromas of the tail and breast feathers and body condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • shape
  • We evaluated associations of birth weight, body shape (or somatotype) at ages 5 and 10, BMI at age 18 and adulthood, weight change since age 18, waist circumference, waist to hip ratio, and height with creatinine-adjusted morning urinary melatonin (6-sulfatoxymelatonin, aMT6s) levels among 1,343 healthy women (aged 32-53 at urine collection, 1996-1999) in the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) II cohort. (biomedcentral.com)
  • complexity
  • Full-time tertiary education administrators emerged as a distinct role in Australia from the mid-1970s, as institutions sought to deal with their increasing size and complexity, along with a broadening of their aspirations. (wikipedia.org)
  • mass
  • on average, obese people have a greater energy expenditure than their healthy-weight counterparts due to the energy required to maintain an increased body mass. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is reported in energy units per unit time ranging from watt (joule/second) to ml O2/min or joule per hour per kg body mass J/(h·kg). (wikipedia.org)
  • range
  • The seriousness of Kernohan's notch varies depending on the primary problem causing it, which may range from benign brain tumors to advanced subdural hematoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Home range size does not appear to be related to body size for either sex. (wikipedia.org)
  • Home range size ranged from 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2) in Maine to 6.1 sq mi (15.7 km2) in Minnesota for males, and 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2) in Maine to 3.0 sq mi (7.7 km2) in Wisconsin for females. (wikipedia.org)
  • Males and females in northeastern California appeared to have approximately equal home range size. (wikipedia.org)
  • individuals
  • Proponents claim that evidence from certain scientific studies has provided some rationale for a shift in focus in health management from weight loss to a weight-neutral approach in individuals who have a high risk of type 2 diabetes and/or symptoms of cardiovascular disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • larger
  • Remember that your two feet are very likely to be different sizes and fit your shoe size to the larger foot. (rakuten.co.jp)
  • In addition, we clarified the evolutionary history of the three most common Dca promoter alleles (Dca237-1, Dca237-2, and Dca247) and showed that the insertion allele (Dca247), whose frequency increases with latitude, is associated with larger wing centroid size and higher average cell number in male flies. (jove.com)
  • Sexual dimorphism is pronounced, with males averaging about 15% larger than females in length and as much as 65% larger in body weight. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alternatively, the lack of response could be explained by the relationship between heterozygosity and antler size, which states that males heterozygous at multiple loci, including MHC loci, have larger antlers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Upper
  • Raises head and upper body on arms when in a prone position. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most noticeable characteristic of the pangolin is its massive, scaled armour, which covers its upper face and its whole body with the exception of the belly and the inside of the legs. (wikipedia.org)
  • levels
  • Using multivariable linear regression, we computed least-square mean aMT6s levels across categories of body size, and evaluated whether these associations were modified by night shift work. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Our results suggest that adult BMI, but not earlier measures of body size, is associated with urinary aMT6s levels in adulthood. (biomedcentral.com)
  • These observations did not vary by night shift work status, and suggest that adult BMI may be an important mechanism by which melatonin levels are altered and subsequently influence chronic disease risk. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Still, previous studies have not examined the relation of earlier-life body size on melatonin levels in adulthood. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Trim levels varied for each market as did the equipment levels of the most basic trims. (wikipedia.org)
  • fluid
  • By natural intelligence, I mean the synergistic intelligence that arises out of including all the resources of every tissue and fluid in the body. (bodymindpsychotherapy.com)
  • weight
  • High heels shift all your body weight onto your toes, tremendously increasing the pressure on them and the joints associated with them. (rakuten.co.jp)
  • HAES proponents believe that health is a result of behaviors that are independent of body weight and that favouring being thin discriminates against the overweight and the obese. (wikipedia.org)
  • Efforts towards such weight loss are instead held to cause rapid swings in size that inflict far worse physical and psychological damage than would obesity itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • They believed that because the slim and fit body type had become the acceptable standard of attractiveness, fat people were going to great pains to lose weight, and that this was not, in fact, always healthy for the individual. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the opinion piece, Louderback argued that: "Thin fat people" suffer physically and emotionally from having dieted to below their natural body weight. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bennett and Gurin claimed that nearly all people had set weight points, which regulated each person's body fat and weight, and that dieting resulted in lowered metabolic rates and rebound weight gain, which made dieting useless. (wikipedia.org)
  • The concept car was constructed with aluminum body panels and featured a 50:50 weight distribution. (wikipedia.org)
  • The early work of the scientists J. Arthur Harris and Francis G. Benedict showed that approximate values for BMR could be derived using body surface area (computed from height and weight), age, and sex, along with the oxygen and carbon dioxide measures taken from calorimetry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Exercise physiology textbooks have tables to show the conversion of height and body surface area as they relate to weight and basal metabolic values. (wikipedia.org)
  • bodily
  • In the introduction of Natural Intelligence, Susan writes: This work celebrates the life of the body-all the mysteries, intensities, and potentialities that human bodily life offers. (bodymindpsychotherapy.com)
  • This process of mapping sensation in the body can be very helpful in developing bodily awareness. (bodymindpsychotherapy.com)
  • function
  • Therefore you get, paradoxically, impairment of motor function on the same side of the body as the herniation which caused the Kernohan's notch on the controlateral side. (wikipedia.org)
  • Metabolism comprises the processes that the body needs to function. (wikipedia.org)
  • side of the body
  • Kernohan's notch is an ipsilateral condition, in that a left-sided primary lesion (in which Kernohan's notch would be on the right side) evokes motor impairment in the left side of the body and a right-sided primary injury evokes motor impairment in the right side of the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • The left cerebral peduncle contains motor fibers that cross over to the right side of the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms directly related to the Kernohan's notch is most commonly paralysis or weakness on one side of the body (ipsilateral paralysis / paresis), the so-called Kernohan's sign. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • In these stories, the alien generally looks human when we are first introduced to them, but then they shift into their true self, or they are able to hide their tentacles, and reveal them when they want to get intimate. (thegalaxyexpress.net)
  • Deer
  • There is evidence to support that antler size influences mate selection in the red deer, and has a heritable component. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • In the case of severe head injury, a clot can occur over the surface of the brain and can often cause shift of the middle part of the brain against the tentorium, which creates the Kernohan's notch. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evolution
  • Molecular Basis of Adaptive Shift in Body Size in Drosophila Melanogaster: Functional and Sequence Analyses of the Dca Gene Molecular Biology and Evolution. (jove.com)
  • High
  • Since contractile work and power are highly dependent on strain amplitude, we might expect high strains should be used to maximize performance, but this is only seen in extreme turns or fast starts when the body is thrown into much greater curvature than in steady swimming [ 6 ]. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • The most common compromise seen in non-thunniform swimmers is a bending wave that has modest lateral amplitude over much of the body, not achieving high degrees of muscle shortening and power production. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • This allows monitor lizards to create mammalian-equivalent pressure differentials between the pulmonary and systemic circuits, which in turn ensures that oxygenated blood is quickly distributed to the body without also flooding the lungs with high pressure blood. (wikipedia.org)
  • higher
  • The structures for administration and management in higher education in the United Kingdom vary significantly between institutions. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • The symptoms of bursitis vary depending on whether the bursitis is the result of injury or an underlying health condition or from infection. (weebly.com)
  • Health At Every Size first appeared in the 1960s, advocating that the changing culture toward aesthetics and beauty standards had negative repercussions to fat people. (wikipedia.org)
  • person
  • The amount of caffeine needed to produce these effects varies from person to person, depending on body size and degree of tolerance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Basal metabolic rate is the amount of energy per unit time that a person needs to keep the body functioning at rest. (wikipedia.org)
  • energy
  • Studies of energy metabolism using both methods provide convincing evidence for the validity of the respiratory quotient (R.Q.), which measures the inherent composition and utilization of carbohydrates, fats and proteins as they are converted to energy substrate units that can be used by the body as energy. (wikipedia.org)
  • suggest
  • These results suggest that the presence of endothermic and internalized red muscles alone in a fish does not predict or constrain the swimming mode to be thunniform and, indeed, that the benefits of this type of muscle may vary greatly as a consequence of body size. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • evidence
  • We present here functional evidence that Dca is a negative regulator of wing size. (jove.com)
  • exist
  • The paucity of the insect fossil record and the complex interactions between atmospheric oxygen level, organisms and their communities makes it impossible to definitively accept or reject the historical oxygen-size link, and multiple alternative hypotheses exist. (royalsocietypublishing.org)