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The somatotype was determined according to the Heath and Carter (1966; 1967) technique.
Other examples include female slenderness, as opposed to more robust somatotypes.
Absolute and relative body sizes, somatotypes and body compositions of elite swimmers are different from those of a normal untrained population (Ackland et al.
For example, in Science and Human Behavior he even seems favorably disposed to such unorthodox ideas as Huntington's (1938) climatic determinism and Sheldon's (Sheldon & Stevens, 1942) theory of somatotypes.