Translating high quality research specific to better design and building practice

Occasional Research Papers

HMinfo Occasional Research Papers are individually commissioned research papers on existing or emerging issues in home design and home modifications for older people, for people with disability, or for carers. Read more

Occasional Research Paper Search

 

Considerations for Using Anthropometrics to Determine Modifications for Children

Authors: C. Bridge
Published: 1st May 2005
Audience: Consumers, Government/NGOs/Peaks, Industry, Librarians/Researchers/Students
ISBN: 1 86487 563 1

Abstract

A question and answer sheet that aims to clarify the many variables in relation to children's anthropometrics for determining home modifications.

Publication History

1st edition Considerations for Using Anthropometrics to Determine Modifications for Children by Catherine Bridge, May  2005. Reprinted June 2014.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction 

What is the primary health condition and its impact on limb segment proportions, muscle development and range of movement? 

Have the childs bone epiphysis fused yet and has their growth slowed
or stopped? 

To what extent might I be able to accurately predict the child’s body composition and muscle density? 

What time of day did I take my anthropometric measurements and what activities was this directly after? 

How regular are my client’s growth cycles? 

OK... so what does all of this mean? 

So what do I do with this information? 

 



Reads: 2803
Downloads: 280
Back



Feedback Form

You may use the following form to send us anonymous feedback on this publication.

* Denotes required fields


Verification

To confirm that you are not an automated application, we ask that you answer the following simple question.

What are the first 4 letters of the word Horse?