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NutriActiva specializes in distribution of anthropometric equipment and instruments.  Sometimes the terminology can be confusing.  We've done our best to clarify terminology here.  Please feel free to contact us with suggestions.   NAME OTHER NAMES  USES EXAMPLE  Anthropometer Anthropometry equipment in general Anthropometry set comprised of rods that can be configured to many measurements In the most general sense, an anthropometer a tool to measure the lengths of the limbs of the human body.  It may be used in reference to a small or large bone anthropometer.  It also refers to a single tool with multiple configurations to make different measurements.  Harpenden...

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What is a Large Bone Anthropometer? A large bone anthropometer (also called a large bone caliper) is a tool for measuring chest depth and shoulder width.   Compare Large Bone Anthropometers  Brand Price (approximate) Comments Ideal For Example Cescorf $250-265 (shop) Aluminum, collapsible, includes carrying case. Practical, durable design.  Professionals, universities Realmet $275-300 Aluminum construction, collapsible, available in various colors.  Professionals, universities Lafayette $180 Made of PVC plastic, does not collapse We recommend other models at this price range Where to Purchase a Large Bone Anthropometer?  NutriActiva is an international distributor of anthropometry equipment, including large bone anthropometers.  shop large bone...

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What is a segmometer (or anthropometric segmometer)? The segmometer is a measurement tool used for body measurements (anthropometry) for lengths of bones.  What does a segmometer measure?  Use a segmometer for knee height measurement, demi-span, and ulna / forearm length measurement. These measurements can be used to estimate height / stature of patients unable to stand for a traditional height measurement, including bedridden patients, elderly persons, people in wheelchairs, and patients with other medical conditions.  A segmometer is also used in body fat measurement to identify midpoint of upper arm.  What are the different types of segmometers? The two main...

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Buy Anthropometers on NutriActiva.com Small Bone Anthropometers (plastic and Aluminum) AnthroFlex (plastic) Cescorf Innovare (plastic) Cescorf Aluminum  See all small bone anthropometers Large Bone Anthropometers (Aluminum) Cescorf large bone anthropometer See all large bone anthropometers Anthropometry Kits Slim Guide Caliper Anthropometry Kits Cescorf Anthropometry Kit  Realmet Anthropometry Kit See all anthopometry kits

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What is an anthropometric tape measure? An anthropometric tape measure is a tape measure intended for body measurement.   It typically has some or all of the following characteristics: Blank space before the zero (6-8cm ideally) Thin, flexible steel blade (about 6mm ideally) About 2m in length Some less expensive models will have a fiberglasss blade rather than steel. Oftentimes people will use a tape measure that is intended for measuring the circumference or diameter of pipes or trees, which typically have the same specifications. Where to buy an anthropometric tape measure NutriActiva.com sells anthropometric tape measures from around the world. Compare Anthropometric...

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