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22. The Average Man’s Body

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Read the following two (short) articles, in order.  The first is a graphic rendering of average sized men from four different countries.  It is quite revealing.  The second is an interesting observation of what may be causing the results.  Consider:

  • What lifestyle variables influence this data?
  • How does this relate to the way our “human habitats” like transportation and infrastructure are organized?
  1. http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/10/this-is-the-average-mans-body/280194/
  2. http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/01/the-secret-to-losing-weight-according-to-my-new-high-tech-fitness-monitor-is-wait-for-it-walking/267395/
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