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  1. Use of relative weight and body mass index for the determination of adiposity.

    Article - En anglais

    Relative weight and Body Mass Index (BMI) are commonly used as measures of body fatness in epidemiologic and clinical studies.

    In order to determine their accuracy, they were compared to body fat measured by underwater weighing and total body water determination in 29 males and 75 females who varied widely in body composition.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Obésité, Tissu adipeux, Poids corporel, Indice masse corporelle, Mesure, Méthodologie, Epidémiologie, Homme, Etats Unis, Métabolisme pathologie, Lipide

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : North America, America, Obesity, Adipose tissue, Body weight, Body mass index, Measurement, Methodology, Epidemiology, Human, United States, Metabolic diseases, Lipids

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 91-0437764

    Code Inist : 002B22B01. Création : 199406.