Correlation between body composition and risk factors for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome.

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Body mass index (BMI) is an important diagnostic tool for determining obesity; however, while BMI reflects the influence of body height over body weight, it does not reveal body fat percentage (BF%). We explored whether BF% correlated with risk factors for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome and whether metabolically obese, normal weight people… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/biof.1027

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