Distribution of mass to the segments of elderly males and females
|Reference||Distribution of mass to the segments of elderly males and females|
|Journal||J.Biomechanics, Vol.27,89-96 (1994)|
|Sample number||Male:7, Female:12|
|Raw data accessibility||NG|
(1)Definition of body segmentation
Upper part of torso,
Lower part of torso,
The definition used here is the definition of Jensen (1986).
The ratio of the segment mass is calculated using a regression equation that includes age as an independent variable.
- A. Comparison between the direct measurement of body weight and measurement by photogrammetry.
- →error: 0.05%
- B. Comparison between the results of cadaver segmentation obtained by Winter and those obtained in the present study.
- →overestimated the upper arm and thigh segment
- →underestimated the head and forearm segment