Body Composition Assessment in Children and Adolescents (Medicine and Sport Science)
S. Karger AG (Switzerland); 1 edition | February 2001 | ISBN-10: 3805571313 | 220 pages | PDF | 1.04 Mb
During growth and development of children, body composition, predominantly fat and lean body mass, plays a central role. The body composition parameters are important determinants of child health, also in regard to obesity. This volume is a collection of articles presenting a broad scope of body composition experiments ranging from simple anthropometry to the technologically advanced technique of magnetic resistance imaging (MRI).