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Healthy percentage body fat ranges: an approach for developing guidelines based on body mass index.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Although international interest in classifying subject health status according to adiposity is increasing, no accepted published ranges of percentage body fat currently exist. Empirically identified limits, population percentiles, and z scores have all been suggested as means of setting percentage body fat guidelines, although each has major limitations. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine a potential new approach for developing percentage body fat ranges. The approach...

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Gallagher, D More by this author
Heymsfield, SB More by this author
Murgatroyd, PR More by this author
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Volume:
72
Issue:
3
Pages:
694-701
Publication date:
2000-09-05
EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
URN:
uuid:15358c29-d190-4028-a51a-ac7a07d35fc9
Source identifiers:
430324
Local pid:
pubs:430324

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