Telford, Richard; Cunningham, Ross; Daly, Robin M; Reynolds, Graham; Lafferty, Antony; Gravenmaker, Karen J; Budge, Marc; Javaid, A; Bass, Shona L; Telford, Rohan M
Background: Various charts based on body mass index (BMI) and per cent body fat (%BF) are used to classify childhood body composition but outcomes may vary. Aim: The study investigated variation in incidences of childhood obesity as depicted by four classification charts. Subjects and methods: BMI and DXA-derived %BF were assessed in 741 children. Incidences of overweight and obesity were compared between two BMI charts and two bioelectrical impedance (BIA)-based %BF charts. Results: The...[Show more]
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