Equations of Abe et al for Estimating Total and Regional Skeletal Muscle Mass in Young Japanese Adults


Abe et al used magnetic resonance imaging to evaluate skeletal muscle mass in young, health Japanese adults. They developed a number of equations for describing its regional distribution. The authors are from Tokyo Metropolitan University, Schering-Plough Research Institute (Kenilworth, New Jersey) and Waseda University (Saitama, Japan).

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