body:weight ratio

(redirected from bodyweight ratio)

body:weight ratio

(bodē-wāt rāshē-ō)
Body weight (in grams) divided by stature (in centimeters).
References in periodicals archive ?
The index of each organ to its bodyweight ratio (relative organ weight) was calculated as (weight of organ/bodyweight of rats on the day of sacrifice) x 100% (Rosidah et al.
She has to judge her strength to bodyweight ratio all the time, which is most difficult in heptathlon because it's such a fine balance when you need some weight behind you to deliver in the throwing events.
The weight of the human brain is between 1,200 and 1,500 grams, giving a brain to bodyweight ratio of 1:48.