Waist circumference and BMI are independently associated with the variation of cardio-respiratory and neuromuscular fitness in young adult men

@article{Fogelholm2006WaistCA,
  title={Waist circumference and BMI are independently associated with the variation of cardio-respiratory and neuromuscular fitness in young adult men},
  author={Mikael Fogelholm and Jarmo J Malmberg and Jaana Suni and Matti Santtila and Heikki Kyr{\"o}l{\"a}inen and Matti M{\"a}ntysaari},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2006},
  volume={30},
  pages={962-969}
}
Objective:To test two hypotheses: (1) cardiorespiratory (CRF) and neuromuscular (NMF) fitness is associated with body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC), independent of each other and of leisure-time physical activity; (2) individuals with high CRF and NMF have lower WC for a given BMI, compared with those with low CRF and NMF.Design:Cross-sectional study.Setting:Men participating in refresher training organized by the Finnish Defence Forces.Participants:A total of 951 men (mean age… CONTINUE READING