On systematisation of Estonians’ body build data

Helje Kaarma, Gudrun Veldre, Liidia Saluste, Mart Lintsi, Jaan Kasmel, Ene-Margit Tiit, Raini Stamm, Maie Toomsalu, Andres Arend


Based on research results of women’s, men’s and children’s body build, we present the arithmetic means of adult Estonian men and women (aged 20–70 years) as the national norms. Classifications based on gender and age enable to somatotype the subjects according to the classes of the classification.


body build; height-weight classification; anthropometry

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.12697/poa.2017.26.1.01


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ISSN 1406-0140 (print)
ISSN 1736-7646 (online)
Journal DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12697/issn1406-0140