Estimating Percent Body Fat and Lean Body Mass in Children and Adolescents Using Bioelectrical Impedance and the Equations of Bunc et al
|To use bioelectrical impedance to estimate percent body fat and lean body mass in children and adolescents using the equations of Bunc et al.|
|Internal Medicine, Nutrition|
|E66, F50, R63.4|
Measurement of bioelectrical impedance can be used to estimate the amount of body fat present in a child. This can be used to monitor weight loss in a child over a time when growth and development may affect direct weight measurements. The authors are from Prague in the Czech Republic.
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