A description of the “Standard Man”

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Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Irving PH. 2007. The physics of the human body: a physical view of physiology biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering. New York: Springer. p.16 table 1.5
Primary Source 37. J.R. Cameron, J.G Skofronick, R. Grant: Physics of the Body, 2nd edn (Medical Physics, Madison, WI 1999) 44. E.N. Lightfoot: Transport Phenomena and Living Systems (Wiley, New York 1974)
Comments American male 30 yrs old, mass 70 kg. "There are wide variations about these typical values for body parameters. Also, these values are different for different regions the ones in the table typify American males in the mid-1970s. Values for women are different than for men for example, their typical heights and weights are lower and their percentage of body fat is higher." See BNID 100578
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