Learning Objectives

After completing this exercise, you should be able to

1. list in the correct order and describe all steps of the scientific method;

2. use the scientific method to test the validity of a hypothesis concerning the direct, linear relationship between human height and upper limb length;

3. make conversions from English measurements to the metric system and vice versa;

4. formulate an hypothesis and test it using the scientific method.

Figure 1.1 Measurement of upper limb length.

Figure 1.1 Measurement of upper limb length.

Limb Length Test
Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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