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BODY MASS INDEX AND BODY COMPOSITION AMONG ROYAL MALAYSIAN NAVY ( RMN ) PERSONNEL

@inproceedings{Sedek2010BODYMI,
  title={BODY MASS INDEX AND BODY COMPOSITION AMONG ROYAL MALAYSIAN NAVY ( RMN ) PERSONNEL},
  author={Razalee Sedek and P. Koon and I. Noor},
  year={2010}
}
Body mass Index (BMI) is currently part of the health indicators used by the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) health services. Prevalence of overweight and obesity appears to be increasing in the general population as well as in the military population. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) personnel and explore their association with key socio-demographic factors. Abdominal obesity and body fat percentage was also studied… Expand
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