Poor Skeletal Robustness on Lower Extremities and Weak Lean Mass Development on Upper Arm and Calf: Normal Weight Obesity in Middle-School-Aged Children (9 to 12)

Background: Normal weight obesity in children has been associated with excessive body fat, lower bone density and decreased total lean mass. However, no studies have been done into whether normal weight obese children differ in skeletal robustness or lean mass development on the extremities from nor...

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Main Authors: Martin Musálek, Jana Pařízková, Elena Godina, Elvira Bondareva, Jakub Kokštejn, Jan Jírovec, Šárka Vokounová
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2018-12-01
Series:Frontiers in Pediatrics
Online Access:https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fped.2018.00371/full