Somatoscopic traits of human

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back - position of the scapulas

The position of the scapulas is evaluated from the dorsal view of the upper back of a human torso. In accordance with Fetter (1967), this trait is divided into three categories by their degree of development, in accordance with the position of medial borders of scapulas and spine: 1. oblique position, 2. medium position, 3. scapulas parallel to the spine.


Frequency represented in the Czech population:

Category Together Males Females
1 12% 16% 7%
2 29% 29% 28%
3 31% 34% 29%
X 28% 21% 36%
oblique position of the scapulas medium position of the scapulas scapulas parallel to the spine
oblique position of the scapulas medium position of the scapulas scapulas parallel to the spine
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