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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 ...
*  Positional asphyxia
The risk will be higher in cases where the restrained person has a high body mass index (BMI) and/or large waist girth. ... Effect Of Seated Restraint And Body Size On Lung Function.' Medicine Science And The Law. 51(3) 177-81 Stratton, J.S., Rogers, ... of restraint positions on lung function suggests that restraint which involves bending the restrained person or placing body ...
*  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. ...
*  Rs6265
One study has reported that met/met carriers tends to have lower body mass index compared to the two other genotypes. Another ... "BDNF Val66Met Polymorphism Is Associated with Body Mass Index in Healthy Adults". Neuropsychobiology. 53 (3): 153-156. doi: ...
*  FTO gene
"Six new loci associated with body mass index highlight a neuronal influence on body weight regulation". Nat. Genet. 41 (1): 25- ... "A common variant in the FTO gene is associated with body mass index and predisposes to childhood and adult obesity". Science. ... FTO gene were further confirmed to associate with obesity in two very large genome wide association studies of body mass index ... appear to be secondary to weight increase since no association was found after correcting for increases in body mass index. ...
*  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 ...
*  List of Fitbit products
It recognizes users and measures weight, body mass index (BMI) and percentage of body fat of the user. It can keep track of ... Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Retrieved September 19, 2009. "Fitbit Blog". Fitbit Blog. "Fitbit Ultra". takeitapart. ...
*  Sat Bir Singh Khalsa
2011) Increased Hatha yoga experience predicts lower body mass index and reduced medication use in women over 45 years Moliver ... "Increased Hatha yoga experience predicts lower body mass index and reduced medication use in women over 45 years". Int J Yoga. ... and as a predictor of low body mass and low medication usage. Sat Bir Singh Khalsa. (2009). "Kundalini Yoga as Therapy: A ... Sat Bir Singh Khalsa has participated in numerous mind-body studies. His work has been published in more than thirty papers. ...
*  Sleep and metabolism
In a study with 3000 patients, it has been found that men and women who sleep less than 5 hours have elevated body mass index ( ... Chronic sleep deprivation (less than 8 hours of sleep) was associated with increase in body mass index (BMI). In the Wisconsin ... If the body does not release more insulin to compensate, the blood-glucose levels will increase. This resembles impaired ... These two processes work to regulate the amount of energy the body uses to maintain itself. During non-REM sleep, metabolic ...
*  Guantanamo Bay hunger strikes
3.) General physical examination to include: Vital signs (HR, BP, RR, T), weight and body mass index (BMI)... Jacob M. Appel ( ... said doctors who used restraints and force-feeding should be punished by their professional bodies. "Standard Operating ...
*  Natascha Kampusch
Her body mass index (BMI) had reached as low as 14.8 during captivity (normal BMI: 18.5 to 25). Přiklopil had warned Kampusch ... Kampusch was identified by a scar on her body, by her passport (which was found in the room where she had been held), and by ...
*  Controlled ovarian hyperstimulation
Body mass index Previous hyperstimulation experiences Length of menstrual cycles, with shorter cycles being associated with ... Hence, gonadotropins does not need to be injected in the body, or at least a lower dose may be injected. However, there is ... Physiologically, GnRH agonists are normally released in a cyclical fashion in the body to increase normal gonadotropin release ... Rather, oocytes can mature outside the body prior to fertilisation by IVF. ...
*  Rotator cuff tear
Some risk factors of experiencing a rotator cuff tear cannot be changed: age, body mass index, and height. Recurrent lifting ... Zumstein MA, Jost B, Hempel J, Hodler J, Gerber C (November 2008). "The clinical and structural long-term results of open ... From mass-screening in one village". Journal of Orthopaedic. 10 (1): 8-12. doi:10.1016/j.jor.2013.01.008. Jerosch J, Müller T, ...
*  DASB
Ryohei Matsumoto; H. Ito; H. Takahashi; H. Takano; T. Suhara (2008). "Inverse correlation between body mass index and serotonin ...
*  Multifactor dimensionality reduction
"Identifying gene-gene interactions that are highly associated with Body Mass Index using Quantitative Multifactor ... Ma, D.Q.; Whitehead, P.L.; Menold, M.M.; Martin, E.R.; Ashley-Koch, A.E.; Mei, H.; Ritchie, M.D.; DeLong, G.R.; Abramson, R.K ... Lou, Xiang-Yang; Chen, Guo-Bo; Yan, Lei; Ma, Jennie Z.; Mangold, Jamie E.; Zhu, Jun; Elston, Robert C.; Li, Ming D. (2008-10-01 ... Lou, Xiang-Yang; Chen, Guo-Bo; Yan, Lei; Ma, Jennie Z.; Zhu, Jun; Elston, Robert C.; Li, Ming D. (2007-06-01). "A generalized ...
*  Body adiposity index
2013). "Body Adiposity Index and Cardiovascular Health Risk Factors in Caucasians: A Comparison with the Body Mass Index and ... 2012) Body Adiposity Index Utilization in a Spanish Mediterranean Population: Comparison with the Body Mass Index" PLoS ONE 7(4 ... Body Adiposity Index Utilization in a Spanish Mediterranean Population: Comparison with the Body Mass Index.. ... The BAI is calculated without using body weight, unlike the body mass index (BMI). Instead, it uses the size of the hips ...
*  Walkability
... indices have been found to correlate with both Body Mass Index (BMI) and physical activity of local populations. ... Before cars and bicycles were mass-produced, walking was the main way to travel. It was the only way to get from place to place ... A number of commercial walkability scores also exist: Walk Score is a walkability index based on the distance to amenities such ... The algorithm aggregates over 290 urban design features into an index from 0-100, and breaks that down into individual scores ...
*  Anorectic
Vij, Vinu Ashokkumar; Joshi, Anjalis (2014). "Effect of excessive water intake on body weight, body mass index, body fat, and ... ATC/DDD Index MeSH list of agents 82001067 "Evekeo Prescribing Information" (PDF). Arbor Pharmaceuticals LLC. April 2014. pp. 1 ... an index of medical journal articles and books. Benfluorex Butenolide Diethylpropion FG-7142 Phenmetrazine† (withdrawn in some ...
*  Bronchiectasis
A healthy body mass index and regular doctor visits may have beneficial effects on the prevention of progressing bronchiectasis ... Mass.: Blackwell Pub. p. 12. ISBN 9781405103510. Archived from the original on 2017-09-06. Brent, Andrew; Davidson, Robert; ... inhaled foreign bodies, allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and bronchial tumours are the major acquired causes of ...
*  Mills Darden
His recorded approximate weight of 1,020 lb (460 kg) would have given him a body mass index of 88.2. If the reported figures ... His enormous size both in terms of his body weight and height made him one of the biggest humans to have ever lived. He was ...
*  Multilevel modeling for repeated measures
... an example with body mass index in overweight/obese adults". Statistics in Medicine. 22 (11): 1911-1942. doi:10.1002/sim.1218. ...
*  Gail Jarvik
Gene-centric meta-analyses of 108 912 individuals confirm known body mass index loci and reveal three novel signals. Hum Mol ... Nalls MA, Li R, Mirel DB, Crenshaw A, Couper DJ, Tanaka T, van Rooij FJ, Chen MH, Smith AV, Zakai NA, Yango Q, Garcia M, Liu Y ...
*  National service in Singapore
The obesity of a conscript is determined by his body mass index (BMI) during the pre-enlistment medical checkup. A BMI of above ...
*  Hila Elmalich
Barkan's concern over Elmalich's death led to new body weight and body mass index requirements in Israel in 2004. These ... body mass index) less than 18.5, below which is considered underweight. This law means a 5'9" woman would have to weigh at ...
*  Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less
Preprogram body mass index was highest among those who had struggled with their weight and been in courses before. Change in ... The means for Body mass index, weight, waist circumference, confidence in ability to be physically active, and confidence in ...
*  Anthony Maria Zaccaria
It is an index-notebook. When he was a student at the University of Padua, Anthony Mary recorded in it some lines of the ... 27 years after his death, his body was found to be incorrupt. His mortal remains are now enshrined at the Church of St. ... December 25, 1535 (Milan). On Christmas Day, Anthony Mary Zaccaria celebrates the Mass for the first time at the Oratory of the ... June 20, 1539 (Guastalla). Zaccaria writes to the couple Omodei in Milan and speaks of a great "weariness of the body." He ...
*  Predictive genomics
"On the association of common and rare genetic variation influencing body mass index: A combined SNP and CNV analysis". BMC ...