What Are The Different Body Types? An Intro to Somatotype Theory

What is Somatotype Theory?

Somatotype theory was originally developed by psychologist William Herbert Sheldon in an attempt to categorize the different human physiques. Back in the 1940s, Sheldon came up with the theory that everyone’s body composition could fit into one of three basic categories: endomorph, mesomorph, or ectomorph.

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