An anthropometer is an instrument that as its name indicates ("anthropos" suffix from the Greek and indicates "relative to human body", and "meter" that means "measure") is used to measure segments of human body depending of its range. These can be found in anthropometry kits or as a collection of rods to assemble.
The hand grip strength measurement test is performed to measure the isometric strength of the muscles of the hand and forearm, it can be used to identify the strength for sports performed mainly with the hands and arms or even in physical therapy to identify weaknesses in the muscles.
A muscle O2 sensor is used to measure muscle oxygen availability (SmO2) and hemoglobin (tHb) level during exercise by reading the pulsations of blood beats through the skin. These sensors help to prescribe more precise and / or more adaptive exercises for the athlete
You can take either length or circumference measurements of the body with a tape measure to know what type of body you have. An anthropometric (body) tape measure should be used, since common sewing tapes are not standardized and can give wrong measurements.
A height meter (also called a stadiometer) is an instrument used to measure the height of people. The best known are those that are installed on the wall that can be transported and installed anywhere.
- Anthropometric Tape Measure
- Anthropometry Equipment
- Height Meters
- How to Take Anthropometric Measures
- Knee Height Caliper
- Large Bone Anthropometers
- Measurements in Babies
- MUAC Tape Measure
- Performance Tests
- Slim Guide
- Small Bone Anthropometers
- Tape Measures