Anthropometry in cardio-metabolic risk assessment.

Abstract

High prevalence of obesity, as a major public health problem, is connected with chronic cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. That is why some simple anthropometric parameters were developed to estimate overweight and obesity, and in the primary screening of risk groups. In this field, body mass index (BMI) is the most frequent parameter, both in… (More)
DOI: 10.2478/10004-1254-65-2014-2381

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