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Body composition and personality traits in so-Yang type males

Body Composition Assessment
Jiwon Yoon et al.
Used Parameters : BW, TBW, ECW, ECW/TBW, ECW/ICW, SMM, BFM

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Korea

Journal : BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

The purpose of the present study was to examine the body composition of So-Yang type males according to Sasang constitutional medicine, which is popular in Korea. Different Sasang constitutional types are associated with different muscle distributions, body shapes, and disease susceptibilities. We used the Sasang Personality Questionnaire (SPQ) as a measure of the temperament of each Sasang type. In total, 953 subjects aged over 20 years were recruited in Korea. We collected anthropometric parameters and bioimpedence …
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