Arm Anthropometry Indices in Turkish Children and Adolescents: Changes Over a Three-Year Period


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Cicek B. , ÖZTÜRK A. , MAZICIOĞLU M. M. , Kurtoglu S.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol.6, no.4, pp.216-226, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jcrpe.1574
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.216-226
  • Keywords: Adolescents, arm fat area, mid-upper arm circumference, triceps skinfold thickness, Turkish children, FAT AREA, CIRCUMFERENCE, OVERWEIGHT, OBESITY, VALUES

Abstract

Objective: Time-related changes and comparisons for mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC), triceps skinfold thickness (TSF), arm fat area (AFA) are lacking for Turkish children and adolescents. To determine the arm anthropometry indices (MUAC, TSF, AFA) in children and adolescents and to also assess the changes in these indices over a 3-year time period.