Source: Obesity, 2011, 19, p. 1083-1089.
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Date of publication: May 2011.
Publication type: Research.
In a nutshell: BMI (Body Mass Index) has been used for many years but has been argued to have limited accuracy. This paper presents the BAI (Body Adiposity Index) – which may be calculated using hip circumference and height alone without the need for numerical correction – as an alternative method of estimating body fat for men and women of differing ethnicities.
Length of publication: 7 pages.
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