Increase in body mass index from normal weight to overweight in a cross-sectional sample of healthy research volunteers.

@article{Courville2014IncreaseIB,
  title={Increase in body mass index from normal weight to overweight in a cross-sectional sample of healthy research volunteers.},
  author={Amber B. Courville and Meagan DiVito and Lindsay Moyer and Anna Rossinoff and Caitlin Royster and Tricia Psota and Elaine J. Ayres and Kirsten L Zambell},
  journal={Nutrition research},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 12},
  pages={
          1052-7
        }
}
Current literature provides limited information about healthy volunteers serving as controls for biomedical research. This study describes trends in body mass index (BMI), a ratio of weight to height (kilograms per square meter), of the population of healthy volunteers at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (NIH CC) and compares these trends to a nationally representative sample, as reported by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. We hypothesized that BMI trends… CONTINUE READING

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