Accession Number:

ADA179472

Title:

Selection of Dimensions for an Anthropometric Data Base. Volume 2. Dimension Evaluation Sheets

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 1984-Oct 1985

Corporate Author:

ANTHROPOLOGY RESEARCH PROJECT INC YELLOW SPRINGS OH

Report Date:

1986-05-30

Pagination or Media Count:

420.0

Abstract:

Anthropometric dimensions measured in 14 major foreign and domestic military and civilian surveys were reviewed in detail for possible inclusion in an anthropometric survey of U.S. Army men and women. Detailed review of each dimension included the following information a description of the dimension, subject position, and landmarks required type of instrument used significant technique differences among different surveys alternative dimensions that could serve the same function in a data base summary statistics from surveys that included the dimensions notation of significant gender or racial differences for the dimension ease of reproducibility, and factors contributing to reproducibility problems if any and a rating with rationale of the dimensions relative utility for a U.S. Army data base. Review sheets summarizing this information comprise Volume 2 of this report.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE