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Body image in COPD and its relation with physical activity levels, lung function and body composition: An observational study

Body Composition Assessment
Freire et al.
Used Parameters : BFM, PBF, VFA

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Brazil

Journal : The clinical respiratory journal

Introduction Body image has been previously defined as the mental figure we have of the contours and shape of our body; and the feelings concerning these characteristics. A change in body perception can influence one's feelings of self‐worth and compromise functional abilities. Thus, the detection of distortions in body image could be important data for clinical evaluation of subjects with COPD. Objectives To assess the body image perception of subjects with COPD. Also, to investigate the association between body image …
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