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fat mass

(fat mas)
That portion of the human body that is composed strictly of fat (as opposed to fat-free mass).

fat mass

Total body fat. It can be measured with dual energy absorptiometry or bioelectrical impedance techniques.
See also: mass
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Lean mass appears to be a stronger predictor in young women, whereas fat mass has a stronger association with BMD in postmenopausal women [21-23].
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The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between skinfolds method (accu-measure caliper) and near-infrared method (FUTREX 1000 Personal Body Fat Tester) for body fat percent, fat mass and free fat mass estimations, in Romanian university students.
Body mass index, waist-hip ratio, body water rate, percentage of body fat mass, body fat mass, and visceral fat mass percentage were significantly reduced (p<0.
Benefits of a Paleolithic diet with and without supervised exercise on fat mass, insulin sensitivity and glycaemic control: a randomised controlled trial in individuals with type 2 diabetes.
Researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA found that cardiovascular disease patients who have high muscle mass and low fat mass have a lower mortality risk than those with other body compositions.
Later, they measured fat mass in 180 of the women's children at up to three follow-up visits, with the final visit between ages 7 and 9 years.
This test takes just a few minutes to analyze your body in five ways: Body Composition Analysis is the sum of your Body Fat Mass and Lean Body Mass, which is made up of Dry Lean Mass and Total Body Water.