Features of correlations of cerebral circulation indicators with anthropo-somatotypological parameters of the body in practically healthy young men of mesomorphic somatotype

  • G. V. Datsenko National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, Ukraine
  • A. V. Shayuk Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University, Zhytomyr, Ukraine
  • I. V. Dzevulska Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • T. M. Kyselyova National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, Ukraine
  • V. I. Kyrychenko National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, Ukraine
Keywords: correlation, rheoencephalography, anthropometry, mesomorphic somatotype, practically healthy young men


The peculiarities of the relations of rheoencephalographic indices with anthropometric indices in the healthy domestic samples studied are an important diagnostic criterion and a marker of pathological states from the cerebral vessels in the studied somatotype. The purpose of the work is to determine the features of correlations of indicators of cerebral circulation with constitutional parameters of the body of practically healthy young men from Podillia with mesomorphic somatotype. On the base of the research center of the National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, conducted a comprehensive study of 62 practically healthy urban youths of mesomorphic somatotype, of inhabitants of the Podillia region of Ukraine in the third generation. All of them have undergone a rheoencephalography using a computer diagnostic complex; anthropometric study according to the scheme of V. V. Bunak; craniometry; determination of components and type of somatotype by J. Carter and B. Heath and components of body mass index by J. Matiegka and American Institute of Nutrition. The correlation analysis was performed using the Pearson method in the statistical package “Statistica 6.1”. In the practically healthy young men of the mesomorphic somatotype, the following multiple correlations of cerebral blood flow parameters with constitutional parameters of the body are established: direct of middle power (r = 0.36 to 0.38) correlations of the base impedance with indicators of the thickness of skin and fat folds on the lower extremity, the endomorphic component of the somatotype and the fat component of the body mass using the Matejko method; direct, predominantly average strength (r = 0.30 to 0.40), correlations of the rising part of the rheogram and time of rapid blood filling with all total and longitudinal body dimensions, distal epiphysis widths of the upper extremity, muscle mass component of the body by the Matiegka method, and the bone component of the body mass using the Matiegka method (only for the time of rapid blood filling), as well as the direct mean (r = 0.31 to 0.37) and weak strength (r = 0.26 in all cases), correlations of slow blood flow time with most longitudinal body sizes; inverse, mainly average strength (r = -0.30 to -0.44), correlations of the dicrotic index with all total, most of the longitudinal body sizes, most of the girth indices of the limbs, muscle and bone components of the mass of the body by the method of Matiegka and muscular by the method of the American Institute of Nutrition method, as well as direct, mostly average forces (r = from 0.30 to 0.47), correlations of indicators of tone of all arteries, tone of arteries of large caliber and tone of arteries of medium and small caliber with most longitudinal body sizes. Attention is drawn to the lack of reliable correlations of only the amplitude indicators with total body sizes. In the analysis of correlations of rheoencephalography indicators with constitutional parameters of the body in practically healthy young men of mesomorphic somatotype among all groups of indicators of cerebral circulation for time indicators, the largest number of reliable connections found, mostly with total body sizes (53.3%, here and thereafter from the total number of these indicators), longitudinal body dimensions (52.0%), body mass index components (20.0%), circumferential body dimensions (18.7%), width distal epiphyses long limb bone (15.0%) and cephalometric indexes (14.3%). The highest percentage of correlations with body diameters (14.3%), components of somatotype (13.3%), cephalometric indices (11.4%) and components of body composition (10.0%) were established for amplitude parameters; and for derivative indicators - with longitudinal body dimensions (45.0%), body total dimensions (29.2%), body sizes (16.7%), body composition components (15.6%), width distal epiphyses of long limb bones (12.5%) and diameters of the body (10.7%).


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How to Cite
Datsenko, G. V., Shayuk, A. V., Dzevulska, I. V., Kyselyova, T. M., & Kyrychenko, V. I. (2018). Features of correlations of cerebral circulation indicators with anthropo-somatotypological parameters of the body in practically healthy young men of mesomorphic somatotype. Biomedical and Biosocial Anthropology, (32), 13-20. https://doi.org/10.31393/bba32-2018-02

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