fat-free mass


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fat-free mass

The lean body mass plus the skeletal mass.
See also: mass
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Height-normalized indices of the body's fat-free mass and fat mass: potentially useful indicators of nutritional status.
Table-2: The correlation analyses between the changes of aortic pulse wave velocity, body fat mass, fat-free mass, visceral fat mass and the changes of clinical parameters before and after Ramadan fasting (n=70).
The cross-sectional and longitudinal dependence of the resting metabolic rate on the fat-free mass.
In the present study, body mass, body fat, and waist girth were significantly reduced, whereas fat-free mass was maintained in both CRD and CONV diet groups.
Monda M, Messina G, Mangoni C, De Luca B (2008) Resting energy expenditure and fat-free mass do not decline during aging in severely obese women.
The results of our study confirm previous findings that severe growth hormone deficiency is associated with an increase in fat tissue, decrease in fat-free mass, predicted muscle mass, and total body water.
On the other hand, it is also known that fat-free mass (FFM), with the musculature of the body forming the largest part, is regarded as the major determinant of RMR (Sparti, Delany, De La Bretonne, Sander & Bray, 1997).
2,3] Body composition parameters such as body mass index (BMI), fat mass index (FMI), and fat-free mass index (FFMI) and their association with pulmonary functions were documented by many researchers, since the previous years, with different results in both genders.
The values of body weight, body mass index, basal metabolic rate, body fat percentage, fat-free mass and total body water measurements were recorded on the output of bioelectric impedance analysis device.
In addition, these scales / tables do not take into account individual differences in fat-free mass and relative fat mass (relative amounts of fat mass and lean body mass FM/LBM) in the body, and all this makes them quite unreliable in the body composition assessment in athletes.
It was used to calculate the Quetelet weight/height index (BMI), body fat percentage (Fat %), fat mass (Fat kg) and fat-free mass (FFM kg) expressed in kilograms, total body water content expressed in liters (Water L), and body water percentage (Water %).
In order to assess the participants' current level of musculature, the Fat-Free Mass Index (FFMI; Kouri, Pope, Katz, & Oliva, 1995) formula was applied, which yields the level of fat-free mass, once the current percentage of body fat is known.