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Analyses of body composition charts among younger and older Chinese children and adolescents aged 5 to 18 years

Body Composition Assessment
Kai-Yu Xiong
Used Parameters : FFM, FFMI, BFM, FMI

Publication Year : 2012

Country : China

Journal : BMC Public Health

Childhood obesity has become a major public health problem in China. The objective of this study was to examine the effect of age and sex on the relationship between fat-free mass (FFM) and fat mass (FM), fat-free mass index (FFMI) and fat mass index (FMI) in Chinese children using body composition chart analysis, and to compare the changing pattern with Caucasian and Japanese counterparts. A total of 1458 children (790 boys and 668 girls) between 5 and 18 years of age were studied to determine a body composition by …
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