In 2020, Fellow One Research developed the first-ever genetic Scientific Body Type Quiz prototype. The Quiz uses real, actual scientific variables including genetics, vertebrae (posture), muscles/muscle mass, skinny fat (cellulite, thin fat, loose skin, saggy skin, crepey skin, normal weight obesity), excess fat (being overweight or obese), diet, exercise (cardio & resistance), metabolism (basal metabolic rate/BMR), Body Mass Index (BMI), and lifestyle (stress, sleep, etc.), no less, as data points to accurately and scientifically define and identify any human beings’ genetic scientific body type. Quiz results to date include diverse, worldwide participants.
In the past 2 years of testing and data gathering, we have tweaked and improved the Scientific Body Type Quiz prototype as much as possible while collecting valuable scientific Body Type Science research data. But, the fact is, the current Scientific Body Type Quiz is a prototype. Although it has served its purpose very well, its current limitations must be fixed.
Machine Learning (ML)/Artificial Intelligence (AI) Scientific Body Type Image Upload & ID App
Of the many current prototype limitations, one of the most serious is the fact that only 1 out of every 10 users — 10% — can upload the 3 required Quiz images correctly, which is unsustainable. The Machine Learning (ML)/Artificial Intelligence (AI) Scientific Body Type Image Upload & ID App will greatly improve the 3 required Quiz image upload success rates, initially achieving 80%. With enough time and data, we are confident we can reach 95-99% accuracy.
The more successful quizzes that we acquire, the more valuable Body Type Science data we gather. The more robust and accurate the data, the more sound our Body Type Science research. All of which will help us achieve our ultimate goal of improving the accuracy of the current science-based Body Type Standards — the Standard Body Type One (BT1), BMI, and BMR — thus making The Four Body Types Body Type Science THE scientific and medical body type standards used by doctors, hospitals, health care providers, health insurers, governments, armed forces, sports, universities, and the like.
Scientific Body Type ML/AI App Summary – FREE for All Users
*FREE for the user to download from the App Store
*FREE for the user to utilize the In-App Wizard to successfully upload their 3 Required Quiz Images
*Initial FREE basic Genetic Scientific Body Type identification (ID)
Of course, to get your official Genetic Scientific Body Type ID, you will need to take the upgraded (functionality/privacy, UI, UX, etc.) full Quiz on the website.
We have tremendous interest from the public in terms of taking the Quiz, but most people are hesitant and currently will not take it because the required images are so difficult and cumbersome to upload, and they are worried about not having the account functionality to better manage and control their privacy, at least. The new ML/AI App and upgraded website Quiz will solve these two serious problems as well as make the Quiz more universally user-friendly, efficient, and effective. Moreover, we are working on full website rebuild funding which will include expanded peer review.
We anticipate 6 months to initially develop the app including testing, while integrating it with the upgraded Quiz functionality (privacy, UI, UX, etc.) on the website, and then 12 more months to improve functionality and train the App while simultaneously gathering scientific data. While all this is happening, we will be greatly widening and improving our educational outreach (marketing) through Google and social media ads (SEM & SMM) as well as organic SEO, social media posts, and peer review along with strengthening our overall data analytics. As the App will be expensive to maintain each month, the initial free in-App body type ID will eventually become paid.
The History of Body Types
Most people do not realize that the somatotype three body types – mesomorph, ectomorph, and endomorph – are not based on real science. They have no definable scientific variables and were debunked long ago. They are arbitrary, subjective, baseless, nonsense shapes.
The hormone body types are no different, they are not based on real science and have no definable scientific variables. Although it is true that hormones can affect weight gain and loss and thus body shape, there are countless people in the world who have never been diagnosed with a hormone imbalance by their doctor yet they have never looked like the Standard Body Type One (BT1).
The same is true for the Kibbe, 10, triangle, apple, pear body types, etc. They are all arbitrary, subjective, baseless, nonsense shapes. It is impossible to build a scientific app for any of them because none of them have definable scientific variables.
Go to your doctor and ask them which of any of those body types you are, and they will tell you none because those body types are not scientifically/medically real. Currently, there is ONLY one scientifically and medically recognized and accepted human body type, The Standard Scientific Human Body Anatomy Book Body Type (BT1) — AKA the Standard Body Type One (BT1) found in any scientifically approve human body anatomy book, as follows:
The Standard Body Type One (BT1)
Our Core Development Team
Lead Scientific Researcher, Data Science Manager, SEO/Educational Outreach, Web Dev & Project Manager: Marc Nelson
Ph.D. Data Scientist Scientific Writer/Editor: Dr. Zach Marcum
PH.D. ML/AI Expert Data Scientist: Dr. Dan He
Lead Full Stack & Data Science Programmer: Wyatt Thompson
Lead Front-End Programmer, UI/UX/Design/Layout: Jen McArdle
ML/AI App Developer: TBD