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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 ...
*  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. ...
*  Thomas G. McGinn
The effects of hypertension and body mass index on cognition in schizophrenia. Am J Psychiatry 167(10):1232-9. Bradley S, ... The effects of hypertension and body mass index on diffusion tensor imaging in schizophrenia. Schizophr Res 130(1-3):94-100. ...
*  Obesity-associated morbidity
The risk of carpal tunnel syndrome rises 7.4% for each 1 kg/m2 increase of body mass index. Those who are obese have a rate of ... Reeves GK, Pirie K, Beral V, Green J, Spencer E, Bull D (2016). "Cancer incidence and mortality in relation to body mass index ... Mukamal KJ, Rimm EB, Kawachi I, O'Reilly EJ, Calle EE, Miller M (November 2009). "Body Mass Index and Risk of Suicide Among One ... August 2009). "Obesity and gastroesophageal reflux: quantifying the association between body mass index, esophageal acid ...
*  Gynoid fat distribution
Dixson, B. J.; Li, B.; Dixson, A. F. (2010). "Female waist-to-hip ratio, body mass index and sexual attractiveness in China". ... However excess body fat in the main source of estrogen in the body and therefore particularly high levels of gynoid fat can ... "Effect of climacteric transition and hormone replacement therapy on body weight and body fat distribution". Gynecological ... Gynoid fat refers to the body fat that forms around the hips, breasts and thighs. Gynoid fat in women is used to provide ...
*  Leptin
The circulating leptin levels are positively correlated with the Body Mass Index (BMI), more specifically with fatty mass, and ... For example, leptin can be found in the synovial fluid in correlation with the body mass index, and the leptin receptors are ... "Association between weight or body mass index and hand osteoarthritis: a systematic review". Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. ... While leptin is associated with body fat mass, however, the size of individual fat cells, and the act of overeating, it is ...
*  Anorexia nervosa
Body mass index (BMI) is used by the DSM-5 as an indicator of the level of severity of anorexia nervosa. The DSM-5 states these ... The severity of disease is based on body mass index (BMI) in adults with mild disease having a BMI of greater than 17, moderate ... Symptoms may include: A low body mass index for one's age and height. Amenorrhea, a symptom that occurs after prolonged weight ... Constant exposure to media that presents body ideals may constitute a risk factor for body dissatisfaction and anorexia nervosa ...
*  Ptosis (breasts)
They studied the women's medical history, body mass index (BMI), their number of pregnancies, their breast cup size before ... higher body mass index, larger bra cup size, and significant weight gain and loss. Post-menopausal women or people with ... Other significant factors were higher body mass index and larger bra cup size. In Rinker's study, 55% of respondents reported ... This is due in part to the reduction in estrogen, which affects all body tissues, including breast tissue. The loss of estrogen ...
*  Obesity in Nauru
The definition of "overweight" and "obesity" are based on body mass index (BMI). People with BMI more than or equal to 25 are ... The average body weight among Nauruans is estimated to be approximately 100 kilograms (220 lb). Nauru has an average BMI ...
*  Esophageal cancer
Turati F, Tramacere I, La Vecchia C, Negri E (March 2013). "A meta-analysis of body mass index and esophageal and gastric ... Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers. pp. 157-161. ISBN 978-0-7637-8047-0. Archived from the original on 2015-09-25. ... The risk can also be reduced by maintaining a normal body weight. According to the National Cancer Institute, "diets high in ... If the cancer has spread to other parts of the body, esophagectomy is nowadays not normally performed. Esophagectomy is the ...
*  Leadership for Healthy Communities
"Tracking of Body Mass Index in Children in Relation to Overweight in Adulthood." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 70(1): ... Ogden C, Caroll M, and Flegal K. "High Body Mass Index for Age Among U.S. Children and Adolescents, 2003-2006." Journal of the ... 4. Ogden C, Carroll M and Flegal K. "High body mass index for age among us children and adolescents. 2003-2006." Journal of the ... And although easy access to supermarkets that offer fresh fruits and vegetables is associated with lower body mass index, many ...
*  Obesity in Germany
These are individuals who have individual body mass indexes, which measures weight relative to height, greater than or equal to ... List of countries by Body Mass Index (BMI) "A Germany worth living in". German Government. Retrieved 1 July 2010. "Health ...
*  Lung volumes
The effects of body mass index on lung volumes. Chest. 2006 Sep; 130 (3) :827-33. PubMed PMID 16963682. Living Near Freeways ... In absence of such, estimates of residual volume have been prepared as a proportion of body mass for infants (18.1 mL/kg), or ... This is necessary to meet the increased oxygen requirement of the body, which reaches 50 mL/min, 20 mL of which goes to ... In response to higher altitude, the body's diffusing capacity increases in order to process more air. Also, due to the lower ...
*  EChO - Eradicate Childhood Obesity Foundation
Massachusetts Department of Public Health (2015). Results from the body mass index screening in Massachusetts public school ... is a 501(c)(3) public charity based in Cambridge, MA dedicated to ending childhood obesity. Established in 2015, the foundation ... MA, a Boston neighborhood which suffers high rates of childhood obesity (30.4% overweight or obese) This creative musical piece ... Massachusetts area. Rania Mekary, MSc, Ph.D. Christina A. Roberto, Ph.D. EChO - Eradicate Childhood Obesity Foundation, Inc. is ...
*  Fijian food
Wate, J. T. (2013). "Adolescent dietary patterns in Fiji and their relationships with standardized body mass index". ...
*  Abdominal obesity
2003). "Body Mass Index and Asthma Severity Among Adults Presenting to the Emergency Department". Chest. 124 (3): 795-802. doi: ... "Body-Mass Index, Waist-Size, Waist-Hip Ratio and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Urban Subejcts". Journal of Association of ... Body Mass Index, and Other Measures of Adiposity in Predicting Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors among Peruvian Adults". ... waist circumference explained obesity-related health risk better than the body mass index (or BMI) when metabolic syndrome was ...
*  Health impact of light rail systems
2004) report that obesity around Atlanta, as measured by body mass index (BMI), is associated positively with time spent in ... "The effect of light rail transit on body mass index and physical activity". American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 39(2), 105 ... Furthermore according to The Housing + Transportation Affordability Index (2012), housing near transit provides residents with ... 5] The Housing + Transportation Affordability Index. True Affordability and Location Efficiency. Retrieved June 29th, 2012 from ...
*  Body Shape Index
"A New Body Shape Index Predicts Mortality Hazard Independently of Body Mass Index". PLOS ONE. 7: e39504. doi:10.1371/journal. ... Body Shape Index (BSI) is a metric for assessing the health implications of a given human body height, mass and waist ... latter is believed to make the BSI a better indicator of the health risks from excess weight than the standard Body Mass Index ...
*  Sociology of health and illness
The 1990s brought a rise in the average Body Mass Index, or BMI. From the beginning and to the end of the decade, the median ... On one hand many patients believe they are the expert of their own body and view the Doctor-patient relationship as ... Symptoms of this disorder are: high fever, chills, sweating, headaches, body aches, weakness, vomiting and diarrhea. If left ...
*  Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
Kakinami, L; Henderson, M; Chiolero, A; Cole, TJ; Paradis, G (May 19, 2014). "Identifying the best body mass index metric to ... 2004). "Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry-measured lean soft tissue mass: Differing relation to body cell mass across the adult ... Whole-body calcium measured by DXA has been validated in adults using in-vivo neutron activation of total body calcium but this ... skewed results due to its method of indirectly calculating fat mass by subtracting it from the LST and/or body cell mass (BCM) ...
*  Farm to School
Prevalence of High Body Mass Index in US Children and Adolescents, 2007-2008. JAMA 2010 Jan 20;303(3):242-9. Epub 2010 Jan 13. ... Coley D, Howard M, Winter M. Local food, food miles and carbon emissions: A comparison of farm shop and mass distribution ... A growing body of evidence indicates that this concern may not be warranted. Though there may be an initial decrease in revenue ... Farm to School approach helps children understand where their food comes from and how their food choices impact their bodies, ...
*  Carpal tunnel syndrome
Werner, Robert A.; Albers, James W.; Franzblau, Alfred; Armstrong, Thomas J. (1994). "The relationship between body mass index ... and reliable test is the Combined Sensory Index (also known as the Robinson index). Electrodiagnosis rests upon demonstrating ... Ma H, Kim I (November 2012). "The diagnostic assessment of hand elevation test in carpal tunnel syndrome". Journal of Korean ... Beverly Farms, Mass.: OEM Press. ISBN 978-1-883595-26-5. [page needed] Premoselli, S; Sioli, P; Grossi, A; Cerri, C (2006). " ...
*  Maureen Storey
Storey has published numerous scientific papers on such topics as beverage consumption, children's body mass index and ... "Sugar-sweetened beverages and body mass index in children and adolescents: a meta-analysis". American Journal of Clinical ... "Associations of various family characteristics and time use with children's body mass index". Journal of Community Health ...
*  Occupational health psychology
Differential associations of job control components with both waist circumference and body mass index. Social Science & ... 308-323). Northampton, MA, US: Edward Elgar Publishing. doi:10.4337/9780857933843.00030 Burgard, S.A., Brand, J.E., & House, J. ... Norwood, MA: The Plimpton Press. Christie, A., & Barling, J. (2011). A short history of occupational health psychology: A ... Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) involve injury and pain to the joints and muscles of the body. Approximately 2.5 million ...
*  Stress incontinence
... in women with a Body Mass Index (BMI) over 25 and at least 10 episodes of urinary incontinence per week. With exercise and ... Stenchever MA (2001). "Chapter 21. Physiology of micturition, diagnosis of voiding dysfunction and incontinence: surgical and ... Biofeedback uses measuring devices to help the patient become aware of his or her body's functioning. By using electronic ...
*  Health in Turkey
29.3% of the adult population had a body mass index of 30 or more. Obesity and being overweight is higher among women for ... HIV is fragile and cannot survive long outside the body. Therefore, direct transfer of bodily fluids is required for ...