TITLE

Measures of body composition in blacks and whites: A comparative review

AUTHOR(S)
Wagner, Dale R.; Heyward, Vivian H.
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Jun2000, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p1392
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reviews literature on the differences and similarities between blacks and whites with regards to their body composition, such as fat-free body mass, fat patterning and body dimensions and proportions. Greater bone mineral density and body protein content of blacks than whites; Differences in the distribution of subcutaneous fat and the length of the limbs relative to the trunk.
ACCESSION #
3586192

 

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