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Bing Yu
05-10-2000, 10:48 PM
Dear Colleagues:

I would like to thank everybody who responded to my request for segment mass
data for children. Special thanks go to Drew Harrison, Suzanne O'Rourke, Dr.
Kenton Kaufman, Dr. Duane Knudson, and Larry Wellman. Here are references I

Four research articles:

Jensen R.K., (1978) Estimation of the Biomechanical Properties of Three Body
Types using a Photogammetric Method. Journal of Biomechanics 11 : 349-358.
Jensen R.K., (1986) Body Segment Radius and Radius of Gyration Properties of
Children. Journal of Biomechanics 19, : 359-368
Jensen, R.K. (1989) Changes in segment inertial proportions between 4 and 20
years. J. Biomech. 22, 529-536.
Jensen R.K., (1993) Human Morphology: its role in the mechanics of human
movement. Journal of Biomechanics 26 suppl. 1 : 81-94

One book:

Stephen Pheasant, (1996) Bodyspace : Anthropometry, Ergonomics and the Design
of the Work, Paperback 2nd edition, Taylor & Francis; ISBN: 0748403264.
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 241,667

and one web site:


Thanks again.


Bing Yu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Physical Therapy
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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