Linear Regression Equations of Davidson et al for Predicting Percent Body Fat for a Patient Based on Race, Skinfold Thickness Measurements and Other Data


Davidson et al developed equations for predicting percent body fat based on race, skinfold thickness and other patient data. These equations perform better than the Durnin and Womersley equations in various ethnic groups. The authors are from St.Luke's Roosevelt Hospital and Columbia University in New York City.

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