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Anthropometric Model for Predicting Skeletal Muscle Mass in Adult

Purpose:

To estimate the skeletal muscle mass of a nonobese adult using the anthropometric equation of Lee et al using limb circumferences, height, and race.

Specialty:

Geriatric Medicine - Family Practice, Nutrition, Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation, Unspecified Specialty

Objective:

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Description:

Lee et al developed several anthropometric models for predicting skeletal muscle mass in an adult. One of these models relies on 3 standard limb circumference measurements. The authors are from Columbia University in New York City and Queen's University in Kingston, Canada.

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