body weight

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Related to Body mass: lean body mass, Ideal Weight
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Noun1.body weight - the weight of a person's body
weight - the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
reporting weight - a person's body weight (as an athlete's) at the beginning of the season (when first reporting for practice)
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The study also achieved important secondary endpoints, demonstrating statistically significant increases in appendicular lean body mass and total lean body mass for all doses of VK5211, compared to placebo.
Data indicated that the trial reached its primary endpoint, with statistically significant and dose dependent increases in lean body mass following treatment with VK5211 as against placebo.
Background: Hand grip strength (HGS) and percentage of lean body mass has been an indicator for determining strength.
In order to investigate the physiological responses to fasting and refeeding in Apodemus chevrieri, body mass and body fat mass, resting metabolic rate (RMR), organs morphology, serum leptin levels and food intake were measured in the present study.
Key Words: Adults, Body mass index (BMI), Dental caries, Decayed, missed, filled teeth (DMFT), obesity.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Centre study found that female runners who have a body mass index (BMI) of less than 19 are at a higher risk of developing stress fractures than women with a BMI of 19 or higher.
Background and objectives: Body mass index (BMI) has been shown to be a more important predictor of bone mineral density (BMD).
Body mass variations of Pipistrellus kuhlii and Eptesicus isabellinus were studied in the Bou Hedma National Park (central Tunisia) from June 2010 to June 2011.
1976), are able to reach sexual maturity more quickly (Lomas and Bender, 2007), and can achieve a greater asymptotic body mass (Donadio et al.
Body mass had no correlation with crawling speed when snails were crawling on a horizontal surface, but was negatively correlated with speed when snails crawled on a vertical surface.
Also during the first year of the program in Alabama, 43 percent of women with a high body mass index had repeat weight checks, and 53 percent of women who had repeat weight checks showed some decrease in body mass index.
This study aimed to analyze the effects of age, family income, body mass index, and dance practice on levels of body dissatisfaction and self-esteem in female students.