Body composition : the fat-free mass index ( FFMI ) and the body fat mass index ( BFMI ) distribution among the adult Austrian population – results of a cross-sectional pilot study

@inproceedings{Bahadori2006BodyC,
  title={Body composition : the fat-free mass index ( FFMI ) and the body fat mass index ( BFMI ) distribution among the adult Austrian population – results of a cross-sectional pilot study},
  author={Babak Bahadori and Elisabeth Uitz and Katayoun Tonninger-Bahadori and Iris Pestemer-Lach and Markus Trummer and Rene Thonhofer and Helmuth Brath and Erich Schaflinger},
  year={2006}
}
Obesity and obesity-related diseases are among the most prominent health problems in Western countries. In the USA and Europe, more than 40% of the population is overweight [1]. Obesity is normally defined by the body mass index (BMI; kg/m2). BMI values between 18.5 and 24.9 kg/m2 are considered normal; individuals with BMI values from 25 to 29.9 kg/m2 are considered overweight, while those with values over 30 kg/m2 are considered obese [2]. The wide spread use of BMI to define the level of… CONTINUE READING

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BMI values between 18.5 and 24.9 kg / m2 are considered normal ; individuals with BMI values from 25 to 29.9 kg / m2 are considered overweight , while those with values over 30 kg / m2 are considered obese [ 2 ] .
BMI values between 18.5 and 24.9 kg / m2 are considered normal ; individuals with BMI values from 25 to 29.9 kg / m2 are considered overweight , while those with values over 30 kg / m2 are considered obese [ 2 ] .
BMI values between 18.5 and 24.9 kg / m2 are considered normal ; individuals with BMI values from 25 to 29.9 kg / m2 are considered overweight , while those with values over 30 kg / m2 are considered obese [ 2 ] .
BMI values between 18.5 and 24.9 kg / m2 are considered normal ; individuals with BMI values from 25 to 29.9 kg / m2 are considered overweight , while those with values over 30 kg / m2 are considered obese [ 2 ] .
BMI values between 18.5 and 24.9 kg / m2 are considered normal ; individuals with BMI values from 25 to 29.9 kg / m2 are considered overweight , while those with values over 30 kg / m2 are considered obese [ 2 ] .
BMI values between 18.5 and 24.9 kg / m2 are considered normal ; individuals with BMI values from 25 to 29.9 kg / m2 are considered overweight , while those with values over 30 kg / m2 are considered obese [ 2 ] .
BMI values between 18.5 and 24.9 kg / m2 are considered normal ; individuals with BMI values from 25 to 29.9 kg / m2 are considered overweight , while those with values over 30 kg / m2 are considered obese [ 2 ] .
BMI values between 18.5 and 24.9 kg / m2 are considered normal ; individuals with BMI values from 25 to 29.9 kg / m2 are considered overweight , while those with values over 30 kg / m2 are considered obese [ 2 ] .
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