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  1. Body fat distribution in relation to physical activity and smoking habits in 38-year-old European men.

    Article - En anglais

    Anthropometric measurements were taken, including weight, height, and circumferences (waist, hip, thigh).

    Educational level, activity scores and information on smoking habits were obtained from a questionnaire.

    Higher educational level was associated with lower body mass index, wast/hip ratio, and waist/thigh ratio.

    The sports activity score was negatively related to waist/hip ratio and waist/thigh ratio and this could be attributed to a negative relation with waist circumference and a positive relation to thigh circumference.

    Smoking habits were not related to body mass index but heavy smokers had larger waist circumferences as well as higher waist/hip ratios and waist/thigh ratios compared with men who never smoked.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Biométrie corporelle, Tissu adipeux, Localisation, Exercice physique, Tabagisme, Homme, Europe, Epidémiologie, Anthropométrie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Corporal biometry, Adipose tissue, Localization, Physical exercise, Tobacco smoking, Human, Europe, Epidemiology, Anthropometry

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

    Cote : 91-0477844

    Code Inist : 002B29A. Création : 199406.