The need to redefine age- and gender-specific overweight and obese body mass index (bmi) cut-off points
AbstractFor convenience, health practitioners and clinicians are inclined to classify people/patients as overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) cut-off points of 25 and 30 kg/m^2 respectively, irrespective of age and gender.
CitationNevill, A., and Metsios, G. (2016) The need to redefine age- and gender-specific overweight and obese body mass index (bmi) cut-off points, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48 (5S), pp. 550
JournalMedicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
DescriptionThis is an accepted manuscript of an article published by Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise in May 2016, available online: https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000486653.72857.0a The accepted version of the publication may differ from the final published version.
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