Comparison of Fat Mass Percentage and Body Mass Index in Koreans With Spinal Cord Injury According to the Severity and Duration of Motor Paralysis

@inproceedings{Han2015ComparisonOF,
  title={Comparison of Fat Mass Percentage and Body Mass Index in Koreans With Spinal Cord Injury According to the Severity and Duration of Motor Paralysis},
  author={Sang Hoon Han and Bum-Suk Lee and Hyun Soo Choi and Min-soo Kang and Bo Ra Kim and Zee-A Han and Hye Jin Lee},
  booktitle={Annals of rehabilitation medicine},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyze the relationship of the change in fat mass percentage (FMP) and body mass index (BMI) with the change in obesity rate according to gender, extent of spinal cord injury (SCI) and the duration. METHODS The retrospective study was conducted with medical records of 915 patients. FMP was calculated with BMI and bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA). Statistical analysis of the relationship between FMP and gender, extent of SCI and the duration after SCI was done. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING