Definición de somatotype en inglés:

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somatotype

Pronunciación: /səˈmatəˌtīp/ /ˌsōmə-/

sustantivo

A category to which people are assigned according to the extent to which their bodily physique conforms to a basic type (usually endomorphic, mesomorphic, or ectomorphic).
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • There are three widely accepted physique categories called somatotypes: endomorph, ectomorph and mesomorph.
  • Likewise, knowing your somatotype won't carry you much further than ‘I struggle to gain weight,’ ‘I get fat easily,’ or ‘I can't complain.’
  • Boys were matched to another of similar age, social background, temperament, and biological somatotype, then randomly assigned either to the program or to the control group.

Derivados

somatotyping

sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In other somatotyping literature we find a wide variety of use being made of Sheldon's formulations.
  • Rather, he called his system body-typing, not somatotyping, and he did not use Sheldon's terms.
  • He unleashed a science referred to as somatotyping which attempts to categorize people by their genetic body types.

Origen

1940s: coined by W. H. Sheldon in Varieties of Human Physique.

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