Among a group of young car drivers the size of the gap perceived as necessary to allow them to drive their cars through was related to their degree of measured fatness. This relationship extended to measured height and shoulder breadth in women and self-perception of shoulder breadth in men. No relationship could be found with the premenstrual phase in women. These findings may have important social implications!

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    British Medical Association

    BMA House, Tavistock Square
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  • Authors:
    • Crisp, A H
    • Lincoln, H
    • Mintram, M K
    • Crutchfield, M
    • Bhat, A V
  • Publication Date: 1982-12

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 1773
  • Serial:
    • BMJ
    • Volume: 285
    • Issue Number: 6357
    • Publisher: British Medical Association
    • ISSN: 0959-8138
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00385309
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-035 820
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 30 1984 12:00AM