Body segment parameters@j05jThe Mass and Inertia Characteristics of the Main Segments of the Human Body

Reference

The Mass and Inertia Characteristics of the Main Segments of the Human Body

Journal

Biomechanics V-IIIB(1983)1152-1159

Author

V.Zatsiorsky

Item

M@COG@I

State

living

Sample number

100

Sex

Male

Age

45-65

Measurement year

?

Race

Caucasian

Measurement place

Russia

Measurement technique

-ray scanner

Raw data accessibility

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(1)Definition of Body segmentation
16segments:Head, Upper part of torso, Middle part of torso, Lower part of torso, Thigh, Foot, Calf, Upper arm, Forearm, Hand

a.Head |Upper part of torso
Vertebra prominens

b.Upper part of torso |Middle part of torso
Xyphion

c.Middle part of torso|Lower part of torso
Omphalion

d.Upper part of torso |Upper arm
Akromion

e.Upper arm|Fore arm
Radiale

f.Fore arm|Hand
Stylion

g.lower part of torso|Thigh
The plane passes through iliospinale anterious and leans to 37 with respect to midline

h.Thigh|Calf
Tibiale

i.Calf|Foot
Sphyrion

(2)Predictive Model
Dependent variables
the ratio of the center of gravity, segment massAmoment of inertia
Independent Variables
Body weight and stature
(3)Validation
Not performed