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Pamphlets on Biology Volume 1582; Kofoid Collection (Paperback) Loot Price: R383
Discovery Miles 3 830
Pamphlets on Biology Volume 1582; Kofoid Collection (Paperback): Books Group

Pamphlets on Biology Volume 1582; Kofoid Collection (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 Excerpt: ...stands for the photograph. In our actual work we follow Kretschmer (16) largely in the definition and naming of bodily types. Typing individuals as to somatic habitus is, in the present state of Trunk A I i i i i i i i i i i I D tO I 2 3 4 S 6 7 8 9 10 M fer Legs A I I i i i i i i i i i i I D /0 I 23456789 10 M P2r Fig. 17. Dual Scale Used For Recording Habitus Types development of the subject, and in view of the great variation in human beings, a rather arbitrary procedure. We have found that, in these circumstances, a more satisfactory classification of individuals can be made by the use of the dual thirteen point scale shown in Fig. 17, than by simply using the three broad verbal classes, asthenic, athletic (or intermediate), and pyknic. Three photographs of the patient are made in each case, a back, front and lateral view, as shown in Fig. 18, for an achondroplastic dwarf. In making these photographs the patient, for the front view, has a black tape or elastic band tied about the body at the level of the iliac crests. He stands with feet symmetrically placed one on each side of the line marking the middle of the platform, and with shoulders and buttocks lightly touching the screen. In focusing the lens, the curves of the patient's shoulders and calves, and the lines on the screen in their respective vicinities, are watched to obtain maximum sharpness of image. Using the /.11 stop, an exposure of one second is made. For the lateral view the patient places his feet together so that the centre line of the platform passes beneath his midtarsal joints, and his left arm just touches the screen. For the posterior view the patient stands with feet symmetrically placed one on each side of the line, and the anterior abdominal wall in light contact with the screen...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 76
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-88131-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-88131-8
Barcode: 9781130881318

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