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lean body mass

Known as: LBM, body lean mass 
The mass of the body minus the fat.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare body composition measures in neonates of women who were overweight/obese (body… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Testosterone (T) therapy in older men with low serum T levels increases lean body mass and decreases fat mass. These changes… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Genetic and pharmacological studies have defined a role for the melanocortin-4 receptor (Mc4r) in the regulation of energy… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) has been shown to reduce body fat mass (BFM) in animals. To investigate the dose-response… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Lean body mass and muscle strength are both associated with bone mineral density (BMD), which is known to be under strong genetic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Acquired hypogonadism is being increasingly recognized in adult men. However, the effects of long term testosterone replacement… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Bone mineral density (BMD) and soft-tissue composition of the total body and major subregions were measured with dual-energy x… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
This study validated further the bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) method for body composition estimation. At four… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The construct validity and the test-retest reliability of a self-administered questionnaire about habitual physical activity were… Expand
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Highly Cited
1970
Highly Cited
1970
Abstract Lean body mass, as estimated from 40K counting, declines progressively during adult life. The rate of decline tends to… Expand
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