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*  Weight loss
Another criterion used for assessing weight that is too low is the body mass index (BMI). However, even lesser amounts of ... refers to a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or adipose tissue or lean mass, namely bone ... Intentional weight loss is the loss of total body mass as a result of efforts to improve fitness and health, or to change ... Part of the body's response to surgery is to direct energy to wound healing, which increases the body's overall energy ...
*  Body composition
Body volume index Body mass index "composition of the body - FREE composition of the body information , Encyclopedia.com: Find ... mass) in order to determine body density. The technique then estimates the percentage of body fat and lean body mass (LBM) ... the overall density of the body (Db) is calculated from its mass and volume (Db = mass/volume). The mass of the body is found ... And, as explained above, the overall body density (Db) is easily calculated from body mass and body volume. Rearranging the ...
*  Diet-induced obesity model
The body weight gain is quantified using the difference in the raw mass of the animal or in the Lee index (an index similar to ... Rosén, T; Bosaeus, I; Tölli, J; Lindstedt, G; Bengtsson, BA (1993). "Increased body fat mass and decreased extracellular fluid ... Schemmel, R.; Mickelsen, O.; Gill, J. L. (1970-09-01). "Dietary obesity in rats: Body weight and body fat accretion in seven ... The outcome measure of obesity is usually either the gain of body weight or body fat. ...
*  Overweight
Body mass index The body mass index (BMI) is a measure of a person's weight taking into account their height. It is given by ... Body volume index The body volume index (BVI) was devised in 2000 as a computer, rather than manual, measurement of the human ... "Healthy percentage body fat ranges: an approach for developing guidelines based on body mass index". The American Journal of ... February 2010). "Body mass index and survival in men and women aged 70 to 75". J Am Geriatr Soc. 58 (2): 234-41. doi:10.1111/j. ...
*  Waist-hip ratio
Newby PK, Muller D, Hallfrisch J, Qiao N, Andres R, Tucker KL (2003). "Dietary patterns and changes in body mass index and ... WHR has been shown to be a better predictor of cardiovascular disease than waist circumference and body-mass index. However, ... "Waist-hip ratio should replace body mass index as indicator of mortality risk in older people" - EurekAlert August 8, 2006 ... not high body mass index, is associated with a greater risk of death". Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 84 (2): 449-60. PMID 16895897. Lay ...
*  Body mass index
Allometry Body adiposity index Body Shape Index Body volume index Body water Corpulence index List of countries by Body Mass ... The body mass index (BMI) or Quetelet index is a value derived from the mass (weight) and height of an individual. The BMI is ... "body mass index" (BMI) for the ratio of human body weight to squared height was coined in a paper published in the July 1972 ... "BMI: is the body mass index formula flawed?". Medical News Today. Archived from the original on 2015-07-23. "BMI Not a Good ...
*  List of countries by body mass index
Mean body mass index (BMI) provides a simplified measure of the comparative weight of populations on a country by country basis ... list of countries by adult mean body weight and incidence of obese and overweight populations as calculated by body mass index ... BMI calculates a person's mass (weight) divided by the square of their height. An individual with a BMI of 25 kg/m2 or more is ... Mean data highlights the central tendency of the population data and is but one method of calculating relative body weight ...
*  Lung allocation score
... body mass index; presence or absence of diabetes mellitus; ability to function according to the NYHA scale; percentage of ...
*  Men's Health
... body-mass index; fitness training; even environmental factors like number of parks, golf courses, etc." In 2003, the ... "Men feel body image pressure too, study finds". The Island Packet. October 7, 2006. Retrieved March 25, 2011. Baker, Peter ( ... "Who needs topless soap stars when you have a great body?" "How healthy is men's health? A shovelful of sugar helps the medicine ... which can increase men's anxieties about their bodies, making them more prone to eating disorders and compulsive over- ...
*  Gastric bypass surgery
Body mass index for adults. [www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/body-mass-index-bmi-for-adults] "Gastric Bypass Surgery Roux En-Y". ... the body mass index (BMI). The BMI is defined as the body weight (in kilograms), divided by the square of the height (in meters ... The operation is prescribed to treat morbid obesity (defined as a body mass index greater than 40), type 2 diabetes, ... A growing body of evidence suggests that profound changes in body weight and metabolism resulting from RYGB cannot be explained ...
*  Metabolic syndrome
There are two differences, however: the IDF definition states that if body mass index (BMI) is greater than 30 kg/m2, central ... or body mass index > 30 kg/m2 Microalbuminuria: urinary albumin excretion ratio ≥ 20 µg/min or albumin:creatinine ratio ≥ 30 mg ... Jean Vague, in 1947, observed that upper body obesity appeared to predispose to diabetes, atherosclerosis, gout and calculi. ... "Is higher dairy consumption associated with lower body weight and fewer metabolic disturbances? The Hoorn Study". The American ...
*  Luisel Ramos
At the time of her death she had a body mass index (BMI) of just 14.5. She weighed 44 kg (96.8 lbs) at a height of 1.75 m (5 ft ... "Global Database on Body Mass Index". World Health Organization. Retrieved 13 November 2012. "Italian fashion designers ban size ...
*  Yasser Talal Al Zahrani
"Body Mass Index and Health" (PDF). USDA. Retrieved December 20, 2008. Pete Yost (December 5, 2009). "Obama administration seeks ... mirror Yasser's Body Bears Marks of Beating, Arab News, June 19, 2006 Vital organs missing from repatriated body: family ... After their examination of Ahmed's body, he said that it was routine for pathologists to remove some organs that decay rapidly ... Guantanamo camp authorities conducted post mortems on the three dead men, before their bodies were shipped home. Al Zahrani's ...
*  Walter Young (baseball)
Young was listed at 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) and 372 pounds (169 kg), giving him a Body Mass Index of 38.2 (over 30 is ... "BMI Classification". Global Database on Body Mass Index. World Health Organization. 2006. Retrieved July 27, 2012. Clair, ...
*  Childhood obesity in Australia
The Body Mass Index is used to decipher an individuals excess body weight but not their excess body fat. In this way the ... Body Mass Index (BMI) is a common and useful measurement of body fat that helps individuals understand the difference between ... Individuals who have a Body Mass Index (BMI) that is equal to or greater than 25 kg/m2 are also said to have an increased ... The system can be used to calculate a persons Body Mass Index (BMI) by dividing their weight (in kilograms) by the square of ...
*  China Center of Adoption Affairs
Body mass index (BMI) greater than 40. One spouse must have stable employment. The family's annual income must be $10,000 per ...
*  Clíona Ní Mhurchú
"Overweight and obesity (high body mass index)." Comparative quantification of health risks: global and regional burden of ... "At-home breakfast consumption among New Zealand children: associations with body mass index and related nutrition behaviors." ... "Effects of active video games on body composition: a randomized controlled trial." The American journal of clinical nutrition ...
*  Vegetarianism
Vegetarians generally have a lower body mass index. These characteristics and other lifestyle factors associated with a ... will reproduce in the body which decomposes the body, and in eating the dead bodies, violence of decomposers is inevitable. ... Some believe that the current mass demand for meat cannot be satisfied without a mass-production system that disregards the ... O'Connor MA, Touyz SW, Dunn SM, Beumont PJ (1987). "Vegetarianism in anorexia nervosa? A review of 116 consecutive cases". Med ...
*  SBSI
Surface Based Body Shape Index. A new method to replace Body mass index.. ...
*  Vegetarian nutrition
There is evidence that vegetarians tend to have a lower body mass index, lower risk of obesity, lower blood cholesterol levels ... Vegetarians generally have a lower body mass index. These characteristics and other lifestyle factors associated with a ... Tonstad, S.; Butler, T.; Yan, R.; Fraser, G. E. (2009). "Type of Vegetarian Diet, Body Weight, and Prevalence of Type 2 ...
*  Avelgood
A health app for calculating the body mass index. Available on Symbian and Nokia Asha and S40 phones. Derivatives and Integrals ...
*  Pulmonary artery catheter
If details about the patient's body mass index (size); core temp, Systolic, diastolic, central venous pressure CVP (measured ... Justification for its continued use rests on a large body of clinical experience, disadvantages of other cardiac output ... in order to maximize oxygen for delivery to the body tissues. The ability to record results is not a guarantee of patient ... the mixed venous oxygen saturation is an accurate parameter of total body blood flow and therefore cardiac output. The ...
*  Jon Brower Minnoch
At the time of his death, he weighed 798 lb (362 kg; 57.0 st) with a Body Mass Index of 105.3. Obesity "Jon Brower Minnoch - ... Robert Schwartz that over 900 lbs (408 kg) of his overall body mass was retained fluid. Transportation for Minnoch was ... "Human Body/Extreme Bodies/Heaviest Man". Guinness World Records. Archived from the original on 2006-09-03. Retrieved 2008-10-28 ... "Human Body/Extreme Bodies/Greatest Weight Loss". Guinness World Records. Archived from the original on 2006-09-01. Retrieved ...
*  Pediatric gynaecology
Higher body mass index is correlated with earlier puberty. See American and British English spelling differences. Gynecology is ... A mass in the inguinal area may be a hernia or may be a testis in an intersex child. The vaginal mucosa in prepubertal children ... An abnormal mass in a child's developing breast or early development of breast tissue may prompt concern. Neonates can have ... In older children, cystic ovarian masses may cause a visible change in body shape, chronic pain, and precocious puberty; ...
*  Kirsten Haglund
In fact, her body mass index was 16.29 (BMIs ... Kirsten continued to travel and speak on body-image issues and ...
*  Notker the Stammerer
Ekkehard IV, the biographer of the monks of Saint Gall, lauds him as "delicate of body but not of mind, stuttering of tongue ... It had been the custom to prolong the Alleluia in the Mass before the Gospel, modulating through a skillfully harmonized series ... Page 221 Opera Omnia by Migne Patrologia Latina with analytical indexes Catholic Encyclopedia, accessed on 25 April 2006 Saint ... "mass of legend, saga, invention and reckless blundering": historical figures are claimed as living when in fact dead; claims ...
*  Psychological aspects of childhood obesity
Childhood obesity is defined as a body mass index (BMI) at or above the 96th percentile for children of the same age and sex. ... There is an association between the amount of time a mother works and her child's body mass index (BMI). There is evidence that ... and children's body mass index". Child Dev. 82: 66-81. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01541.x. PMC 3070422 . PMID 21291429. ... "Self regulation skills in toddlers were associated with body mass index development and pediatric obesity eight years later. ...