Discordance of international adiposity classifications in Australian boys and girls - The LOOK study

Dick TELFORD, Ross Cunningham, Robin M. Daly, Graham Reynolds, Tony Lafferty, Karen Gravenmaker, Marc Budge, Ahmad Javaid, Shona Bass, Rohan Telford

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Abstract

Various charts based on body mass index (BMI) and per cent body fat (%BF) are used to classify childhood body composition but outcomes may vary. Aim: The study investigated variation in incidences of childhood obesity as depicted by four classification charts.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)334-341
Number of pages8
JournalAnnals of Human Biology
Volume35
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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TELFORD, D., Cunningham, R., Daly, R. M., Reynolds, G., Lafferty, T., Gravenmaker, K., ... Telford, R. (2008). Discordance of international adiposity classifications in Australian boys and girls - The LOOK study. Annals of Human Biology, 35(3), 334-341. https://doi.org/10.1080/03014460802014625