A Study on the Growth Patterns in Boys (Ranging from 6 to 14 Years Old) by the Relative Growth of Height and Body-Weight

Shuichi KOMIYA, Tetsuro OSAKA
1975 Taiikugaku kenkyu (Japan Journal of Physical Education Health and Sport Sciences)  
During pre ・ ado 藍 escence , the proportion of the body continuously changes because of the different rates of growth in d荘ferent parts . The purpose of this study was to classify the growth patterns by the relative growth of height and body − weight . The materials used for this study were the longitudina !data in 61 boys ranging from 6 to 14 years old , taken in 1952 -60, The 蹠 ethod was as foUows ; nine age points from 6 to 14 years old were p 墅 otted for every boy by the longitudina 匡 data
more » ... longitudina 匡 data of the height and body − we 蕾 ght o ロ the graph , in which the body ・ weight was represented on the vertical axis and the height on the horizontaI one in logarithms , respectively . Some proper straight lines of alTometry were drawn by P ... i・ gth ... gh m ・・e th ・n th ・ ee ag ・ p 。 i・ t・ 。 ・ th ・ i・ di・ id・ ・ 19 ・ aph ・ Acc・ ・di ・ g t・ th ・ number of phase and slope ( a ) , the growth patterns were classified into 7 patterns ( desig − nated as pattern
doi:10.5432/jjpehss.kj00003392489 fatcat:au7c4xkcu5hdpc75u57j5rfg7y