Observation of children's age to predict maximum height


  • Sapta Kunta Purnama University of Sebelas Maret, Indonesia
  • Muhammad Furqon Hidayatullah University of Sebelas Maret, Indonesia
  • Fadilah Umar University of Sebelas Maret, Indonesia
  • Slamet Riyadi University of Sebelas Maret, Indonesia
  • Siti Nurunniyah Alma Ata University, Indonesia
  • Eppy Setiyowati Nahdlatul Ulama University Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Hilwah Nora Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia
  • Agus Mukholid University of Sebelas Maret, Indonesia




Physical education, Observation model, Height-for-age, Maximum height, Growth, Development


The ideal height is one of the things that people in Indonesia and around the world want. This study aims to formulate guidelines for predicting the maximum height of men and women. The method used in this research is descriptive. This study observed the growth and development of height for girls aged 0-18 years and boys aged 0-19 years. This research was conducted in the city of Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia. The research sample was obtained from Posyandu, PAUD, SD, SMP, and SMA. Data were collected by observing the respondent's height. Data analysis used the Miles and Huberman model, namely data reduction, data tabulation, data presentation, and concluding. Measurements for predicting a child's height can be done by considering weight and age percentage. The results showed that predicting a child's height could be done by considering the percentage of weight and age. Every year the growth of the child's height will increase according to the age of growth. Therefore, child height growth data can predict the maximum height of children at the age of 18 years for girls and 19 years for boys. Furthermore, the child height prediction method can be applied to determine the child's height in the future.


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Observation of children's age to predict maximum height


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Purnama, S. K., Hidayatullah, M. F., Umar, F., Riyadi, S., Nurunniyah, S., Setiyowati, E., Nora, H., & Mukholid, A. (2022). Observation of children’s age to predict maximum height. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 18(2), 366–374. https://doi.org/10.14198/jhse.2023.182.08



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