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Determination of body composition using air displacement plethysmography, anthropometry and bio-electrical impedance in rural elderly Mexican men and women
Background and aims: Air displacement plethysmography with the BOD-POD is a new densitometry technique, and has been found to be an accurate method to measure body composition. The aim of this study was to assess body ...
Antropometria de atletas culturistas em relacao a referencia populacional
Body builders have as their training goals the maximum muscle hypertrophy with minimum adiposity. However, the scarcity of specific standards implies often in framing wrongly those athletes either as overweight (by their ...
Plasma zinc concentration, body composition and physical activity in obese preschool children
Zinc (Zn) deficiency and obesity can be observed together in some developing countries. Zn deficiency may enhance fat deposition and decrease lean mass accrual, which in turn, appears to influence physical activity (PA), ...
Amnestic dementia impairment in Parkinson's disease: The role of body composition, ageing and insulin resistance
Background The risk of cognitive impairment associated with Parkinson's disease (PD) is related to ageing. The role of body compartmentalization and associated metabolic dysfunctions, as a risk factor for dementia in PD ...
Malnutrition and body composition in urban and rural schoolchildren: A cross-sectional study in San Rafael, Mendoza (Argentina)
(Wiley-liss, Div John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2016-11)
Objectives: The aim of the present study was to analyze the nutritional status and body composition of children from San Rafael, Mendoza, avoiding urban and rural categorization by generating subpopulations as a function ...
The Differences in Body Volume and Skinfold Thickness Between Basketball Players and Footballers
(Sociedad Chilena de Anatomía, 2010)
Methods of body composition and four compartiments model in obese school children Métodos de composición corporal y modelo de cuatro compartimentos en escolares obesos chilenos
Introduction: In Chile, the prevalence of obesity in schoolchildren is 21.3%. The study and individual intervention of this malnutrition, it is necessary to have not only global indicators of nutritional status, but also ...