- Volume 21 Issue 1
A Research of Body Size Analysis and Graphing in 20yrs Korean Women
20대 한국 여성의 체위 분석과 도식화 연구
- Kim, Dong-Il (Dept. of Ob&Gy, College of Korean Medicine, Dongguk Univ.) ;
- Park, Hyun-Jung (Dept. of Ob&Gy, College of Korean Medicine, Dongguk Univ.)
- Published : 2008.02.29
Purpose: Obesity is already a major clinical problem in Korea, so obesity prevention and treatment practices are gradually interested in Korean Medicine doctors. Moreover subjective body shape image entered as a important medical topic recently. To make a graph system for clinical tool which based on the Korean national standard physical scale. Methods: Physical data of the girth of upper arm, abdomen, hip, buttock, flank, calf, and body weight were statistically analyzed, which collected through the fifth national standard physical scale research. And then reviewed those statistical validation. Results: Relationship of the each body scale data and those graphs were fit and right statistically. Conclusion: These new achieved graph system of Korean standard body scales could be adopt as a useful clinical tool for body image related patients such as obesity, PCOD and postpartum patient.