Four-site skinfolds and body fat percentage references in 6-to-17-year old Turkish children and adolescents


Cicek B. , ÖZTÜRK A. , ÜNALAN D. , BAYAT M. , MAZICIOĞLU M. M. , Kurtoglu S.

JOURNAL OF THE PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.64, no.10, pp.1154-1161, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.1154-1161
  • Keywords: Anthropometry, Body fat percentage, Obesity, Skinfolds, Turkish children, MASS INDEX, TRICEPS SKINFOLD, CENTILE CURVES, US CHILDREN, THICKNESS, ADIPOSITY, OBESITY, CIRCUMFERENCE, PREDICTORS, EQUATION

Abstract

Objective: As skinfolds from four-sites (triceps, biceps, subscapular, suprailiac) and body fat percentage in 6-17 years is lacking in Turkey. This study was undertaken to produce references for four-site skinfolds and body fat percentage in children and adolescents.