# How long is a foot compared to your arm?

## How long is a foot compared to your arm?

### Is the length of your arm the same as your leg?

You probably found your arm span to height ratio approximately to be one to one whereas the femur to height was approximately one to four. This is expected because on average and over a large age range the human body has an arm span that is roughly equal to its height and a femur bone roughly a quarter of its height.

Is the length of your forearm the same length as your foot?

Yes, the feet of most humans are actually the same length as one of their arms from wrist to elbow.

## Is the length of your foot the same as your forearm?

### Is the size of your foot the same as your forearm?

What is an elbow measurement?

The elbow breadth is measured by using a sliding caliper. The person’s right arm is extended forward perpendicular to the body. The arm and elbow form a 90º angle, with the fingers pointing up and the dorsal part of the wrist toward the dietician. The largest breadth across the elbow joint is used for the measurement.

Is the foot the same length as the arm?

Just hold your palm across the arch of your foot and you’ll see what he meant. When it comes to the question of whether your foot is really the same length as your arm from wrist to elbow, Da Vinci knew the answer to that, too. In fact, he recorded it in one of his notebooks: “The whole length of the foot will lie between the elbow and the wrist.”