BMI and health-related physical fitness in Taiwanese youth 9-18 years.

@article{Huang2007BMIAH,
  title={BMI and health-related physical fitness in Taiwanese youth 9-18 years.},
  author={Yi-Ching Huang and Robert M Malina},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2007},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={701-8}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of the study was to evaluate the cross-sectional relationship between BMI and a physical fitness index (PFI) based on four indicators of fitness in a national sample of Taiwanese youth. METHODS Height, weight, and four measures of physical fitness (sit-ups completed in 60 s, standing long jump, sit and reach, and 800- or 1600-m run/walk) were measured in a national sample of 102,765 Taiwanese youth 9-18 yr of age: 50,940 girls and 51,825 boys. BMI was calculated for each… CONTINUE READING

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