Ideal Body Weight

Known as: Body Masses, Ideal, Masses, Ideal Body, Body Weights, Ideal 
Expected weight of a healthy normal individual based on age, sex, and height. Thus, a malnourished person would weigh less than their ideal body… (More)
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2007
2007
This paper uses French data on ideal body weight and food attitudes to analyse the role of social norms in the individual's… (More)
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2006
2006
The purpose of this paper was to compare the ideal body weight (IBW) formulas and published height-weight tables for healthy… (More)
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2005
2005
A simple formula for estimating ideal body weight (IBW) in kilograms for both men and women is presented. The equation IBW = 22 x… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Since the inflammatory response to chronic infection contributes to lung destruction in patients with cystic fibrosis… (More)
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1993
1993
Obesity could be due to excess energy intake or decreased energy expenditure (EE). To evaluate this, we studied 18 obese females… (More)
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1991
1991
The ideal body weight (kg) of each individual can be calculated by the following formula: ideal body mass index x the height (m)2… (More)
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1991
1991
Assessing energy expenditure in obese people is problematic. Two questions arise: Can we predict energy expenditure accurately… (More)
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1990
1990
Body mass index (BMI) is expressed by the body weight (kg) divided by height (m) squared. Therefore, if we know ideal BMI, ideal… (More)
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1987
1987
Bone mineral content (BMC) and bone mineral density (BMD) of the spine (L2–L4) and hip (at femoral neck, Ward's triangle, and… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
Formulas for ideal body weight (IBW) in men and women were derived from the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company height and weight… (More)
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