Knee Height Measurement

The measure of knee height may be useful in addition to sitting height and standing height. It is a measurement of the distance from the base of the foot to the top of the knee. Knee height is correlated with stature, and is sometimes used to estimate height in bedridden patients. The proportion of knee height compared to leg length or sitting height may be interesting in a sporting context. Specific body proportions are important attributes for many sports.

males: Height in cm = 84.88 - (0.24 x age) + (1.83 x knee height)
females: Height in cm = 64.19 - (0.04 x age) + (2.02 x knee height)

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