Anthropometry of male and female children in creches in Turkey

BARLI O., ELMALI D., MIDILLI R. , Aydintan E. , USTUN S. , SAGSOZ A. , ...Daha Fazla

COLLEGIUM ANTROPOLOGICUM, cilt.29, sa.1, ss.45-51, 2005 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 29 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.45-51


This paper presents the results of an anthropometrical survey conducted on male and female children aged 3, 4 and 5 years in Turkey. A set of 18 body dimensions was taken from 154 males and 132 females. It is considered that the 18 parameters are necessary for the design of school furniture, fittings and equipment in order to minimize musculoskeletal, visual and circulatory problems resulting from badly designed elements. This study identified significant gender differences in a set of 18 anthropometrical measures in this subject group.