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Relation of armspan to height and the prediction of lung function.
  1. M E Hibbert,
  2. A Lanigan,
  3. J Raven,
  4. P D Phelan
  1. Department of Thoracic Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.


    Height and armspan were measured in healthy 8-18 year old boys and girls to assess the appropriate correction factor to be applied when height cannot be measured easily. No correction factor was found necessary, height being directly estimated from armspan.

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