Journal of Forensic Research

ISSN: 2157-7145

Open Access

Robert Smithwick

Department of Anatomical Sciences, School of Medicine, Jiroft University of Medical Sciences, Jiroft, Iran

  • Mini Review   
    Percutaneous Anthropometric Dimensions of the Upper Arm and Forearm Bones: Determination of Sex and Stature in Adult Nigerian Population in Lagos
    Author(s): Robert Smithwick*

    Background: Stature, like other phenotypic characteristics, is a crucial identification indicator that is influenced by both genetic and environmental factors. One of the most important and useful anthropometric parameters that determine a person's physical identity is stature, or body height. This is because of the alarming rise in the frequency of road, flood, intentional mutilation, and natural disasters. In forensic medical examination or anthropological studies, it is also regarded as one of the important and significant parameters for establishing personal identity. Objectives: To measure the percutaneous length of the arm and forearm bones in an adult Nigerian population to determine stature and gender. Methods: The sample group for this study consisted of 222 people between the ages of 18 and 65, sp.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2157-7145.2022.13.523

    Abstract HTML PDF

50+ Million Readerbase

Recommended Conferences

Journal Highlights

Google Scholar citation report
Citations: 1571

Journal of Forensic Research received 1571 citations as per Google Scholar report

Journal of Forensic Research peer review process verified at publons

Indexed In

arrow_upward arrow_upward