Influence of body fat distribution during childhood on body fat distribution in adulthood: a two-decade follow-up study.

@article{RollandCachera1990InfluenceOB,
  title={Influence of body fat distribution during childhood on body fat distribution in adulthood: a two-decade follow-up study.},
  author={Marie François Rolland-Cachera and France Bellisle and Mich{\`e}le Deheeger and Françoise P{\'e}quignot and M. Semp{\'e}},
  journal={International journal of obesity},
  year={1990},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={473-81}
}
Development of body fat distribution was assessed in a two-decade follow-up study. The present article describes the development of various trunk/extremity ratios and gives the figures by age and sex between 1 month to 21 years. The relationship between adult and childhood skinfold (SF) ratio measurements is weak in boys and slightly better in girls. From the present and our previous study, we can select adiposity measurements in children which both are associated to pathologies and have the… CONTINUE READING