How Accurate Are Systems that Evaluate Fatness in Teens?

January 2005
Eating Disorders Review;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
Reports on the use of body mass index (BMI) for the classification of adult overweight and obesity. Limitation on the use of BMI among children; Proposal on the recommendation of a separate international classification systems to measure childhood and adolescent obesity; Purpose of the classification system for clinical practice not for public health.


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