Muscle Mass in Children and Adolescents: Proposed Equations and Reference Values for Assessment

Objectives: The goal of this study was to develop regression equations to estimate LM with anthropometric variables and to propose percentiles for evaluating by age and sex.Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted with 2,182 Chilean students (1,347 males and 835 females). Ages ranged from 5.0...

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Main Authors: Marco A. Cossio Bolaños, Cynthia Lee Andruske, Miguel de Arruda, Jose Sulla-Torres, Camilo Urra-Albornoz, Margot Rivera-Portugal, Cristian Luarte-Rocha, Jaime Pacheco-Carrillo, Rossana Gómez-Campos
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Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2019-08-01
Series:Frontiers in Endocrinology
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