"Body Fat Distribution" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Deposits of ADIPOSE TISSUE throughout the body. The pattern of fat deposits in the body regions is an indicator of health status. Excess ABDOMINAL FAT increases health risks more than excess fat around the hips or thighs, therefore, WAIST-HIP RATIO is often used to determine health risks.
|Body Fat Distribution
- Body Fat Distribution
- Distribution, Body Fat
- Fat Distribution, Body
- Body Fat Patterning
- Fat Patterning, Body
- Patterning, Body Fat
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Body Fat Distribution" by people in Profiles.
Change and Stability in Sibling Physical Fitness: The Portuguese Sibling Study. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2020 07; 52(7):1511-1517.
Differential effect of subcutaneous abdominal and visceral adipose tissue on cardiometabolic risk. Horm Mol Biol Clin Investig. 2018 Mar 09; 33(1).
Motor performance, body fatness and environmental factors in preschool children. J Sports Sci. 2018 Oct; 36(20):2289-2295.
The Prediction of Body Composition in African Americans From Spine and Hip Dual-Energy Absorptiometry. J Clin Densitom. 2019 Jul - Sep; 22(3):444-450.
Ethnic differences in serum adipokine and C-reactive protein levels: the multiethnic cohort. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Nov; 38(11):1416-22.
Chronic sleep fragmentation promotes obesity in young adult mice. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Mar; 22(3):758-62.
Body fat distribution and breast cancer risk: findings from the Nigerian breast cancer study. Cancer Causes Control. 2012 Apr; 23(4):565-74.
Metabolic dysfunction in pcos: Relationship to obstructive sleep apnea. Steroids. 2012 Mar 10; 77(4):290-4.
Clinical status and cardiovascular risk profile of adults with a history of juvenile dermatomyositis. J Pediatr. 2011 Nov; 159(5):795-801.
Measurements and aesthetics of the mons pubis in normal weight females. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Jul; 126(1):46e-48e.