Figure 1. Distribution of stature and body weight versus age in months in the subject pool. Growth curves from the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics (2001) are shown for reference.Surface measurement was conducted using a VITUS XXL laser scanner and reconstruction software ScanWorX (Human Solutions). Hardware and software system performance was verified prior to each day of testing by scanning a 100-mm diameter pole and verifying the circumference measurement. In general, the system accuracy is approximately 2 mm, depending on the location within the scan volume.
Figure 2. Range of body sizes and shapes. BMI varies along the horizontal axis (11 ~ 27 kg/m2) and stature effects vary along vertical axis (100 ~ 160 cm).
Figure 3. Sampled results of comparisons between fitted template models and reconstructed data using anthropometric predictors such as stature, BMI and SHS.
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