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    International journal of…
    1984

Body size, subcutaneous fatness and total body fat in older adults.

@article{Chumlea1984BodySS,
  title={Body size, subcutaneous fatness and total body fat in older adults.},
  author={William Cameron Chumlea and Alex F. Roche and Paul Christian Webb},
  journal={International journal of obesity},
  year={1984},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={
          311-7
        }
}
In a sample of healthy adults (24 men, 21 women; 54 to 85 years of age) anthropometry was collected and body density measured by underwater weighing. Estimates of body fat were computed from body density. The men were significantly larger than the women in body size and have significantly less percent body fat and less subcutaneous fat on their arms and legs. There were no sex differences in measures of subcutaneous fat on the trunk or in estimates of total body fat. Chest and abdominal… CONTINUE READING

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