Anthropometric predictors of body fat in a large population of 9‐year‐old school‐aged children

@inproceedings{Almeida2016AnthropometricPO,
  title={Anthropometric predictors of body fat in a large population of 9‐year‐old school‐aged children},
  author={S{\'i}lvia Grasiella Moreira Almeida and Jos{\'e} M Furtado and Paulo Gomes Mascarenhas and Maria Eduarda Ferraz and Luis Humberto Rodr{\'i}guez Silva and Jose Carlos P Ferreira and Mariana P Monteiro and Manuel Vilanova and Fernando A. P. Ferraz},
  booktitle={Obesity science & practice},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE To develop and cross-validate predictive models for percentage body fat (%BF) from anthropometric measurements [including BMI z-score (zBMI) and calf circumference (CC)] excluding skinfold thickness. METHODS A descriptive study was carried out in 3,084 pre-pubertal children. Regression models and neural network were developed with %BF measured… CONTINUE READING