Lafayette Large Anthropometer

£245.00 Inc VAT

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The Lafayette large anthropometer is useful in study of human engineering through the analysis of proportion and is a key feature in childhood growth and development studies and also has a wider application in the bio-mechanical analysis of sports athletes.

Used to measure:

  • Thigh length
  • Calf length
  • Shoulder to Elbow length
  • Elbow to wrist length
  • Forearm to Hand length
  • Hand length
  • Shoulder width (Biacromial breadth)
  • Chest Breadth
  • Chest Depth
  • Hip width (Bi-iliac breadth)
  • Knee breadth
  • Ankle breadth
  • Elbow breadth
  • Wrist breadth

The Lafayette large anthropometer has a measurement range of up to 60cm in 0.1cm increments; features a spring-loaded ball bearing mechanism in a sliding C-shaped arm for accuracy and precision and is constructed from aluminium.

The Lafayette Small Anthropometric Caliper is also available.

Key Features:

  • Aluminium Construction: tough and durable
  • Spring-loaded ball bearing mechanism: ensures precise and accurate measurement
  • Analysis of growth and development in children – meets Clinical Paediatric Study specifications
  • Analysis of performance and physiological development in sports athletes – utilised in the study of bio-mechanics, particularly with young sports athletes

Technical Specification:

Maximum Range: 60cm
Measurement Range: 0.1cm increments

Additional information

Weight 0.3 kg