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Equations of O'Connor et al for Estimating Percent Body Fat in Young Men

Purpose:

To estimate the percent body fat of a young adult male using the equations of O'Connor et al.

Specialty:

Internal Medicine, Nutrition

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

E66

Description:

O'Connor et al developed equations for estimating percent body fat in young adults as determined by DXA. The equations allow better estimates in different racial groups. The authors are fro the Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston, University of Alabamda at Birmingham and Baylor College of Medicine.

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