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Basal metabolic rate studies in humans : measurement and development of new equations CJK Henry *

  title={Basal metabolic rate studies in humans : measurement and development of new equations CJK Henry *},
  author={C. Henry},
Objective: To facilitate the Food and Agriculture Organization/World Health Organization/United Nations University Joint (FAO/WHO/UNU) Expert Consultation on Energy and Protein Requirements which met in Rome in 1981, Schofield et al. reviewed the literature and produced predictive equations for both sexes for the following ages: 0–3, 3–10, 10–18, 18–30, 30–60 and .60 years. These formed the basis for the equations used in 1985 FAO/WHO/UNU document, Energy and Protein Requirements. While… Expand


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