Anthropometry and...
Follow
Find
5.9K views | +0 today
Scooped by Peter Mellow
onto Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry
Scoop.it!

Fat nation: Australian girth spreads

Fat nation: Australian girth spreads | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it

The number of Australians who are overweight and obese has bulged over the past four years, government statistics show.

 

Australians are growing taller and heavier, with average height up 0.8 of a centimetre for men and 0.4 centimetres for women since 1995.

 

The average Australian man has gained 3.9 kilograms and the average Australian woman 4.1 kilograms over the same period.

more...
No comment yet.
Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry
The scientific study of body measurements
Curated by Peter Mellow
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity
Scoop.it!

Peter Mellow Home Page

Peter Mellow Home Page | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it

Hi there and welcome to Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry.  I hope you enjoy the linked articles that I have chosen.

 

Use the 'Filter' menu above to find topics you may be interested in.

 

Please feel free to add comments in the 'Reactions' button at the bottom of each article.

Enjoy! :-)

 

Remember that there are many pages of links here, see the full list of pages at the bottom of this page! Also, please feel free to suggest any good resources on the web that you have found. Email me at: kiwirip@me.com

 

Peter Mellow

more...
vigispam's comment, June 26, 2013 6:13 AM
To avoid scam, the best solution is to ask for informations from your contacts : http://vigispam.fr/
Peter Mellow's comment, July 9, 2013 7:37 PM
If you like this topic, you might like my Scoopit feed on the Philosophy of Fitness, Sport and Running. http://www.scoop.it/t/the-philosophy-of-fitness-exercise-sport-and-running
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Middle-aged obesity linked to elderly disability

Middle-aged obesity linked to elderly disability | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
The heavier you are in middle age the more likely you are to have difficulty taking care of yourself in older age, an analysis shows, with problems bathing and dressing increasing as people become more overweight.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Visualization of age, height and weight of players in the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Visualization of age, height and weight of players in the 2014 FIFA World Cup | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
A visualization of player age, weight and height for the teams competing in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Men more likely to stick at 'feminine' weight loss programmes - study

Men more likely to stick at 'feminine' weight loss programmes - study | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Fewer men join weight-loss programmes than women but are more likely to stick with them, analysis of international obesity studies has found. - New Zealand Herald
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Childhood obesity costs $19,000 per child

Childhood obesity costs $19,000 per child | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Medical costs add up to a hefty price tag
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Digital photogrammetry versus ISAK anthropometry in determining body segment lengths of powerlifters.

Digital photogrammetry versus ISAK anthropometry in determining body segment lengths of powerlifters. | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it

Publication » Digital photogrammetry versus ISAK anthropometry in determining body segment lengths of powerlifters.. by Mellow, Hume, Keogh and Pearson. Full Text article.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

'It's pretty grim' - 30% of world is fat, no country immune

'It's pretty grim' - 30% of world is fat, no country immune | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Almost a third of the world is now fat, and no country has been able to curb obesity rates in the last three decades, according to a new global analysis. - New Zealand Herald
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Obesity rates soar in Australia, a global survey reveals

Obesity rates soar in Australia, a global survey reveals | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Obesity rates in Australia and New Zealand have soared by more than 80 per cent in the past 33 years, the biggest increase in a groundbreaking survey of almost 200 countries.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Taryn Brumfitt's Body Image Movement

Taryn Brumfitt's Body Image Movement | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
''What do you think you'll be thinking about when you take your last breath?''
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Body Image – The Internet and Video Games | MediaSmarts

Body Image – The Internet and Video Games | MediaSmarts | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Digital media such as the Internet and video games have become increasingly important in the lives of children and youth. Even when young people are consuming other media, such as TV, music and movies, they are likely to be doing it through the Internet. As well, nearly all the media they consume, from TV shows to toys, have Web pages, virtual worlds, video games or other digital spinoffs associated with them.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Obesity crisis proves a weighty issue for Canberra Hospital

Obesity crisis proves a weighty issue for Canberra Hospital | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
The toilets at Canberra Hospital used to be rated to 170 kilograms before the patients started breaking them.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Bright light - early and often - linked to lower BMI, study finds

Bright light - early and often - linked to lower BMI, study finds | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
To maximize your chances of fighting flab, new research offers some simple advice: Wake up early and go outside.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

UK schoolboys 'too big' to play rugby

UK schoolboys 'too big' to play rugby | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
It is not a sport known for the fragility of its players - but boys have been banned from a prestigious British rugby tournament for being too bulky. - New Zealand Herald
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

▶ David Epstein: Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger? - YouTube

When you look at sporting achievements over the last decades, it seems like humans have gotten faster, better and stronger in nearly every way. Yet as David ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

'Real men' versus underwear models

'Real men' versus underwear models | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it

There are plenty of ''real women'' campaigns around, but what about the men?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

The ‘eating disorder soldiers’ on social media

The ‘eating disorder soldiers’ on social media | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
A controversial Instagram hashtag is drawing the attention of body image experts.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Physical Activity - What is it good for?
Scoop.it!

Weight Stereotyping: The Secret Way People Are Judging You Based on Your Body

Weight Stereotyping: The Secret Way People Are Judging You Based on Your Body | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
It's based on your body type, and it's rampant. In an exclusive Glamour survey, women reveal how harsh the weight stereotyping is--and what you can do about being unfairly sized up.

Via Julia J Breen, Korahn Pema, Neil Stuart
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

There's No Such Thing As Healthy Obesity, Says Study

There's No Such Thing As Healthy Obesity, Says Study | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
New research pokes holes in the idea that there's such thing as healthy obesity
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Overweight total tops 2.1bn globally

Overweight total tops 2.1bn globally | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it

29 May 2014 Last updated at 06:53 BST


The number of people in the world who are obese or overweight has topped 2.1 billion, up from 875 million in 1980, according to figures published in the Lancet.


US, China and Russia had the highest rates and the UK was third in Western Europe, the 188-country study showed.


Alpa Patel reports.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

NZ fattest nation in Australiasia - study

NZ fattest nation in Australiasia - study | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
New Zealand has the highest rate of obesity in Australasia, according to a new global analysis. - New Zealand Herald
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Rise of the supersize rugby player

Rise of the supersize rugby player | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Long-time rugby fans don't need graphs or charts to see that players are getting bigger.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Forget BMI. This Number May Matter More When It Comes To Your Health - ABSI

Forget BMI. This Number May Matter More When It Comes To Your Health - ABSI | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
As told to Ashley Williams


ABSI

Knowing your body shape -- not just your weight -- may be the key to better health.

By Kelly DiNardo


For more than 40 years, scientists have searched for a simple formula for determining who's healthy and who's...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Finally, Some Optimism About Obesity

Finally, Some Optimism About Obesity | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
We moved much more slowly to confront the dangers of smoking.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Physical Education - The Nutrition Component
Scoop.it!

OBESITY - Wold Wide Infographic

OBESITY - Wold Wide Infographic | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it

And the problem is growing....


Via Craig Crossley
more...
Craig Crossley's curator insight, November 24, 2013 10:29 PM

1.5 billion adults are overweight....

Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

The Perfect Body, According to Men

The Perfect Body, According to Men | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Men and women draw up their perfect bodies
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Obesity measure 'too high' for many

Obesity measure 'too high' for many | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it

Millions of people from ethnic minority groups who may be at risk of weight-related diseases are not showing up as obese under current tests, experts say.


Medical advisory body NICE says the method of calculating body mass index does not work for some groups.

more...
No comment yet.