Percentage of body fat and fat mass index as a screening tool for metabolic syndrome prediction in Colombian university students

High body fat is related to metabolic syndrome (MetS) in all ethnic groups. Based on the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) definition of MetS, the aim of this study was to explore thresholds of body fat percentage (BF%) and fat mass index (FMI) for the prediction of MetS among Colombian Univer...

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Autores Principales: Ramírez-Vélez, Robinson, Correa Bautista, Jorge Enrique, Sanders-Tordecilla, Alejandra, Ojeda-Pardo, Mónica Liliana, Cobo-Mejía, Elisa Andrea, Castellanos-Vega, Rocío Del Pilar, García-Hermoso, Antonio, González-Jiménez, Emilio, Schmidt-RioValle, Jacqueline, González-Ruíz, Katherine
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: MDPI AG 2017
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/22697
https://doi.org/10.3390/nu9091009