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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jcrpe.1574
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • 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
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

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.