Body Mass Index and Facial Cues in Sasang Typology for Young and Elderly Persons

@inproceedings{Pham2011BodyMI,
  title={Body Mass Index and Facial Cues in Sasang Typology for Young and Elderly Persons},
  author={Duong Duc Pham and Jun-Hyeong Do and Boncho Ku and Haejung Lee and Honggie Kim and Jong Yeol Kim},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
  year={2011}
}
Facial characteristics may provide reliable information giving an insight into the inner nature of an individual. This study examines the differences in widely used facial metrics, including cheek-to-jaw width ratio (CJWR), width-to-height ratio (WHR), perimeter-to-area ratio (PAR), and facial masculinity indexes across Sasang constitutional types, to investigate the association between these facial cues and body mass index (BMI) and develop a predictive model for Sasang typing. 2D images of… CONTINUE READING