Weight-for-height in adolescence.

@article{Billewicz1983WeightforheightIA,
  title={Weight-for-height in adolescence.},
  author={W Z Billewicz and Ann Marie Thomson and H M Fellowes},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  year={1983},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={119-24}
}
Weight-for-height in adolescence was investigated on the basis of observations on 669 boys and 753 girls. It was found: (a) that given the age, the expected weight of individuals of the same height changes considerably with pubertal status; (b) that the change in weight for a given change in height also depends on pubertal status, and (c) that these relations vary with age so that chronological age should be taken into account when constructing weight-for-height standards. Interpretation of… CONTINUE READING

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