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Association of lower limb muscle mass and energy expenditure with visceral fat mass in healthy men

Body Composition Assessment
Author
Yagi S et al.
Used Parameters : SMM, VFA

Publication Year : 2014

Country : Japan

Journal : Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome

A high-calorie diet and physical inactivity, an imbalance between caloric intake and energy consumption, are major causes of metabolic syndrome (MetS), which manifests as accumulation of visceral fat and insulin resistance. However, the lifestyle-related factors associated with visceral fat mass in healthy men are not fully understood. We evaluated visceral fat area (VFA), skeletal muscle mass, caloric intake, and energy expenditure in 67 healthy male participants (mean age, 36.9±8.8 years; body mass index 23.4±2.5 kg/m2) …
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