Skinfold Thickness

Known as: Skinfold Thicknesses, Thickness, Skinfold, Thicknesses, Skinfold 
The measurement of subcutaneous fat located directly beneath the skin by grasping a fold of skin and subcutaneous fat between the thumb and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To evaluate any association between obesity in middle age, measured by body mass index and skinfold thickness, and risk… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Although body fat patterning has been related to adverse health outcomes in adults, its importance in children and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
CONTEXT Some observational studies have found an association between television viewing and child and adolescent adiposity… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Valid and practical methods based on health-related criteria for obesity screening in children and adolescents are not… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We compared, in 9-11-y-old children (n=43), three measures of body composition: dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA), skinfold… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Measurement of body composition is proving increasingly important in clinical nutrition and research. Skinfold thickness is a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The relationship of skinfold thicknesses to body density and of skinfold thicknesses to densitometrically determined body fat was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
I. Skinfold thicknesses at four sites biceps, triceps, subscapular and supra-iliac and total body density (by underwater weighing… (More)
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Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Brook, C. G. D. (1971). Archives of Disease in Childhood, 46, 182. Determination of body composition of children from skinfold… (More)
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
A simple method of assessing quantitatively the fat content of the human body, which could be used not only in laboratories and… (More)
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